Lower South Island Regional Manager


Purpose of the Role

The Regional Manager is responsible for regional leadership and direction to support the provision of high-quality Early Childhood Education at the 49 Playcentres located in the Lower South Island region. You will work collaboratively to ensure national consistency in service delivery, and to ensure all centres are supported to achieve in the most appropriate manner to their communities.

Closing date: Thursday 29 July 2021


Duties include, but not limited to: 

  • Demonstrating confidence and commitment, leading by example, demonstrating and modelling Playcentre Philosophy.
  • Managing regional expenditure ensuring effective, efficient and ethical use of financial resources.
  • Familiarizing yourself with Playcentre policies and procedures and supporting adherence to these within the region.
  • Working with National and Regional staff to support learning development and plan availability of sufficiently qualified people at each centre.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in a related field is preferred.
  • Proven experience in leading, managing and motivating teams.
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood Education legislation and licensing requirements and good practice.
  • ECE or Playcentre experience or knowledge is desirable.
  • Comfortable in a leadership role and displays honesty, discretion, sensitivity, self-discipline and resilience.
  • Proficient in working collaboratively.
  • Flexibility to travel and work remotely as required from time to time.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Closing date:

Thursday 29 July 2021

How to apply:

For further information or to apply for this role with your CV and Cover Letter, please contact [email protected] with “LSI RM” in the subject line.