Tikipunga Free Kindergarten Northland

Head teacher – Northland Kindergarten Association

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 10:04 AM 06 March 2019
Closes 2pm 04 April 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rt7

Salary scale K2

NKA is seeking an experienced and motivated head teacher to lead an established team of teachers at this kindergarten in Whangarei. 

It has a teaching team of 5 teachers and a part-time administrator. The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday catering for 40 children between 2 and 6 years of age. Approximately 60 percent of the children enrolled identify as Māori. The kindergarten’s philosophy has a strong emphasis on building respectful relationships and supporting learning in a well-resourced environment. 

NKA is seeking applications from qualified, experienced teachers who have the following attributes:

  • Able to demonstrate outstanding leadership, management and mentoring skills
  • Pedagogical leadership and knowledge is a strength
  • Can bring to life a vision for the future that is shared by the team
  • Able to establish authentic professional relationships with children, whānau and colleagues
  • Is self-motivated, has initiative and is able to work collaboratively with others
  • Is a good communicator with all members of the wider kindergarten community
  • Has a strong focus on inclusiveness, recognising and valuing the rich diversity of the tamariki, whānau and local community. 

Our kindergarten is part of the NKA which offers fantastic professional development opportunities, is part of a network of 22 kindergartens and is supported by our professional practice team. 

Applicants must hold a minimum Dip Tch (ECE) or higher qualification, current practising certificate and first aid certificate.

How to apply

Download an application pack and a position description from the NKA website or email to request an application pack and position description. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Carol Wati, Appointments Secretary
Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141
(09) 435 9099 extn 2

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9rt7

Listed 10:04 AM 06 March 2019
Closes 2pm 04 April 2019

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Tikipunga Free Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5019
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Physical address:
8 Tania Place, Tikipunga, Whangarei

Postal Address:
P O Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141