Lollipops Petone Wellington

Team leader – infants

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 10:46 AM 11 June 2019
Closes 05 August 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9uzs

Right on the Petone waterfront – gorgeous setting to arrive to everyday! 

  • You're naturally warm, compassionate, and a magnetic leader 
  • You value open communication, have a seasoned understanding of curriculum, and love a cohesive, committed team 
  • You have a knack for building relationships, you often find yourself as the 'go to' person and have a true passion for others. 

We are looking for a head teacher for a unique opportunity within our team – experience with toddlers and preschool age children would be ideal for this position.
Our team is a stable and loving team of teachers, extremely innovative and committed to developing their own teaching practices – got to love this! The centre itself has a wonderful vibe to it, there is hum and bustle yet so harmonious. We foster great relationships with our families and the team are so happy – you can see it in their smiles and interactions with our little ones. 

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Hold an ECE teacher qualification valid in New Zealand and hold valid registration
  • Ability to teach children in a positive, inclusive, and nurturing way
  • Acknowledge and respect the languages, heritages and cultures of all ākonga
  • Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum and self-review
  • Experience in a leadership role is preferable.

What we can offer you:

  • An amazing, inspiring location with the best outdoor environs within the centre 
  • A friendly and supportive team environment 
  • Subsidised childcare 
  • Support and mentorship for teacher registration
  • Ongoing opportunities for career growth and professional learning and development
  • Competitive remuneration and staff benefits.

Interested? Please apply.

We can't wait to meet you!

How to apply

Submit your confidential application using the application form or contact me directly at

Vanessa Argent
(09) 869 2474

Vacancy reference #:1H9uzs

Listed 10:46 AM 11 June 2019
Closes 05 August 2019

Lollipops Petone NZ

ECE centre details

Lollipops Petone

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 110

Service ID: 46027
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Physical address:
121 The Esplande, Petone, Lower Hutt

Postal Address:
P O Box 105843, Auckland City, Auckland 1143