Senior education advisor

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Senior teacher

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

Listed 1:14 pm 17 December 2018
Closes 12pm 18 January 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9prP

Senior education advisors are senior managers and professional leaders at Nelson Tasman Kindergartens. The advertised role leads and manages kindergartens in the Richmond / Tasman area. Below is a list of expected tasks for this position:

  • Professional leadership for Kindergartens
  • Participating in strategic planning for the Association
  • Developing the annual plan objectives as a member of the Association management team
  • Operationalising the strategic objectives by guiding kindergartens and centres through an annual planning process that aligns to the Association plan
  • Producing evaluative reports including analysis of practice, systems, health and safety and finances
  • Human resource management for Kindergartens in the above area
  • Managing teacher certification for the Association
  • Designing and facilitating PLD opportunities
  • Developing strong relationships with communities of learning (COL) in Richmond / Tasman
  • Attending COL hui in Richmond / Tasman
  • Participating in senior leadership hui in the Association
  • Supporting management contracts in the Richmond / Tasman area
  • Providing regular performance feedback to Head Teachers about all aspects of their responsibilities eg education, financial, compliance, community engagement.

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

  • A balance between task and relationship orientation
  • A history of successful leadership roles in the early childhood education sector
  • Experience mentoring provisionally certified teachers
  • A proven history of project management
  • A high standard of verbal and written communication
  • Good time management
  • Experience in human resource management
  • A good sense of humour
  • A role model of constructive behaviour.

How to apply

Please send your cover letter, CV and completed application form, and direct enquiries to:

Angela Craig
Box 360, Nelson 7040
(03) 546 7383 extn 703

Download the position description
NTK senior advisers application form word Nov 2018

Vacancy reference #:1H9prP

Listed 1:14 pm 17 December 2018
Closes 12pm 18 January 2019

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