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The CubbyHouse Early Childhood Centre - Palmerston North Manawatu/Whanganui

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:13 AM 31 August 2017
Closes 4pm 14 September 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9eMK

Are you an experienced and passionate leader in early childhood education?  

A new position has been created for the right person to join our team. We are looking for an experienced and motivated head teacher with ‘wow factor’ for our preschool, which is set within our unhurried, child-led programme with a fresh layout and large natural playground. We are proud of our relationships with our children and families as we value all within our local and wider community.  

You will be overseeing our 2 preschool rooms, being directly responsible for one of these. You will be supported by 10 enthusiastic welcoming teachers, a team leader and a proactive centre manager.

We want someone who feels as excited as we are about what we do every day, and has the aptitude and personality to support this practice.

Our new head teacher must inspire their team to deliver the very best curriculum and practice for our children. To be the very best, we need you to have:

  • A professional, warm, fun and approachable manner
  • Sound pedagogical knowledge aligned to our philosophy
  • Energy, enthusiasm and a passion for leading a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous leadership experience
  • NZ residency or citizenship.

Other attributes that will be an advantage include:

  • Knowledge of Infocare
  • Full certification and experience in appraising and mentoring staff
  • Knowledge and understanding of MOE, ECE regulations and legislation and ERO.

We value motivated and innovative teachers, committed to high-quality education and care. If you have a proven track record for building and maintaining a team like this, then please apply. We are committed to providing you with ongoing personal development to ensure you and your career are being well looked after.

Our teachers enjoy many benefits including: competitive salary, uniforms, subsidised childcare and career advancement opportunities.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Heidi Massicks
715 Pioneer Highway, Takaro, Palmerston North
(06) 358 2294

Vacancy reference #:1H9eMK

Listed 9:13 AM 31 August 2017
Closes 4pm 14 September 2017

The CubbyHouse Early Childhood Centre - Palmerston North NZ

ECE centre details

The CubbyHouse Early Childhood Centre - Palmerston North

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 130

Service ID: 45580
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Physical address:
715 Pioneer Highway, Takaro, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
P O Box 628, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa 0943