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YMCA Community Early Years Learning Centre Manawatu/Whanganui

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 11:50 AM 16 October 2017
Closes 27 October 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9fS2

We believe in the values of caring, respect, honesty, responsibility and enjoyment of life, generating health in mind, body and spirit. Because of the wide range of activities and programmes that the YMCA offers, we are able to deliver a highly attractive package to parents and caregivers that takes their children from  early childhood to out-of-school care and advanced education opportunities, all at the one site. Add to this our excellent relations with all the local schools and you have an early childhood care and education package that is second to none!

This is an opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated, enthusiastic, professional teacher to lead our team. You will have excellent personal skills, perseverance, initiative and creativity, combined with a positive 'can-do' attitude. A team player is essential. 

Your task is to  lead a  team of dedicated and highly qualified early childhood teachers delivering a trusted service in a safe and caring environment.  You will have the flexibility to move comfortably across all child developmental areas and take on the wide variety of tasks and challenges this role will bring. 

Cultural awareness and an open mind are paramount to being successful in communicating with, motivating and supporting the people around you, including the teaching staff, children, parents, caregivers and whānau.  

You will be a NZ registered early childhood teacher and have experience to support your application for this demanding, exciting and rewarding position.

We offer you:

  • The opportunity for professional leadership and team management in a thriving early learning environment
  • Ongoing professional development and career opportunities within the YMCA organisation
  • Competitive remuneration
  • The chance to take part in the continuing growth of an exciting, rapidly developing early childhood centre in one of NZ’s most sought-after communities.

How to apply

Please send your CV with cover letter to:

Celia Bassett, Executive Assistant
(06) 349 0197

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9fS2

Listed 11:50 AM 16 October 2017
Closes 27 October 2017

YMCA Community Early Years Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

YMCA Community Early Years Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 59

Service ID: 46853
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Physical address:
125 Grey Street, Whanganui

Postal Address:
P O Box 622, Whanganui 4500