Senior teacher – South Canterbury Kindergartens

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Senior teacher

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

Listed 9:51 AM 09 September 2019
Closes 4pm 27 September 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9yJx

(SCK), Waimate Kindergarten Association, Ashburton Kindergarten Association, Oamaru Kindergarten Association and Geraldine Kindergarten Association have combined as part of a new initiative to share senior teacher services. SCK as the employer is looking to appoint a third senior teacher to join their current team who will deliver professional support across the 5 associations and 26 kindergartens. We are excited about this initiative and a pending new appointment to our current highly experienced senior teacher team. We are looking forward to this expanded network of associations working collaboratively from January 2020.

We are seeking applications from highly motivated, professionally experienced teacher leaders for this permanent senior teacher position.

The key elements of this role are to provide advocacy for quality education for young children, give professional advice and support to teaching teams, be experienced in mentoring and education of professional colleagues and promoting educational excellence.

SCK and the combined management group are looking for an educator who:

  • Is an experienced early childhood teacher
  • Is a strategic teacher leader with strong leadership and management skills
  • Has a proven analytical ability
  • Has professional knowledge of current pedagogy to ensure continuously improved outcomes for children and their families/whānau
  • Is enthusiastic and excited about working as part of a team
  • Has the ability and willingness to work with the different associations.

The successful applicant will achieve educational excellence within a not-for-profit organisation that is responsive to change and innovation through internal review and research.

Advanced teaching and education qualifications would be an advantage.

How to apply

For an application pack, please phone/email or via our website. Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Dave Hawkey, General Manager
Box 61, Timaru 7940
(03) 688 3098

Download our application form
Senior Teacher Application Form v2

Download our Position Description
Senior Teacher SCFKA reviewed and updated 2019

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Vacancy reference #:1H9yJx

Listed 9:51 AM 09 September 2019
Closes 4pm 27 September 2019


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