Te Kōhanga Reo o Tūrangawaewae Waikato


Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

Listed 1:04 PM 01 October 2019
Closes 5pm 11 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9zru

We are looking for a motivated team member to become our new poutokomanawa at our kōhanga reo. If you are passionate about working in a dynamic Māori environment, and believe you have the skills and experience to lead our team, please get in touch. 

We are in Ngāruawāhia, and part of the Turangawaewae Marae complex and the whānau also have close links with the Kīngitanga. We are a child-friendly learning environment and whānau are committed to the education and wellbeing of their tamariki. 

The poutokomanawa will be responsible for leading our small team of 7 kaimahi. They will promote aroha, manāki and tiaki between tamariki, kaimahi, whānau, hapū and iwi. The poutokomanawa will also provide the leadership to guide our kōhanga reo to the next level through delivering on the tasks set out in our strategic plan. 

The ideal candidate will have: 

• Passion for working with tamariki, kaimahi, whānau, hapū and iwi

• High level of te reo Māori me ōna tikanga

• Experience in managing a kōhanga reo and/or ECE

• An energetic and motivated outlook to lead the daily operations of our kōhanga  

• Experience in administration and financial literacy 

• Knowledge of basic computer applications

• Be a reliable, honest and flexible team player

• Confident, collaborative, and natural rapport with people

• An ability to communicate effectively

• A positive ‘can do’ attitude, a willingness to learn. 

It is also preferred that you: 

• Have a ECE qualification or are a qualified kaiako

• Have a current police vetting clearance

• Hold a current first aid certificate

• Have any other relevant experience or tohu that would bring additional strength to our team.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to

Maehe Paki
Box 188, Ngāruawāhia
(027) 701 1283

Vacancy reference #:1H9zru

Listed 1:04 PM 01 October 2019
Closes 5pm 11 October 2019

Te Kōhanga Reo o Tūrangawaewae NZ

ECE centre details

Te Kōhanga Reo o Tūrangawaewae

Type: Te Kōhanga Reo
Maximum licenced places: 35

Service ID: 35051
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Physical address:
Turangawaewae Marae River Road, Ngaruawahia

Postal Address:
P O Box 38741, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt 5045