Te Rau Oriwa Early Learning Centre Waikato

Early childhood education puna (centre) manager

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 12:01 PM 02 October 2019
Closes 5pm 29 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9zzf

  • Central North Island location with no traffic lights and no traffic queues!
  • Affordable housing (3-bedroom home for as little as $250,000)!
  • Skiing, fishing and numerous outdoor pursuits practically on your doorstep!
  • Relocation assistance available for the right applicant!

About the role: 

As the puna manager, you will take a strengths-based approach to leadership and have the ability to build positive and warm professional relationships. You will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the early childhood puna. Mentoring your team, building close relationships with whānau, leading programme planning and internal evaluation, enrolments and budget management will all be part of your day.

You will need: 

  • BEd/Dip Tch (ECE)
  • Teaching Council of Aotearoa practising certificate – full status
  • Three to 5 years’ management in early childhood education
  • Experience teaching in a range of early childhood education environments
  • The ability to manage and lead a diverse team
  • Excellent planning and facilitation skills
  • A sound understanding of āhuatanga Māori (values, culture and tikanga) with the ability to greet and acknowledge people in te reo Māori and pronounce Māori words correctly.

Why you should apply: 

  • We are committed to providing high-quality care and education for all tamariki and whānau and the wider community through aroha
  • We are active in rangahau, with our leadership team contributing to local and international research
  • We celebrate te reo Māori, uphold it and revere it as a taonga tuku iho
  • We offer competitive remuneration with automatic progression on your anniversary, health insurance, ongoing professional learning and development, and a wide internal support network.

This position is classed as a core worker under the Children’s Act and will need to pass a safety check under the Children’s Act 2014.

How to apply

To apply for this position please register and apply on our jobs site: twoa.careercentre.net.nz

HR Department
(0800) 777 404

Download the Position Description
ELC Puna Manager

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9zzf

Listed 12:01 PM 02 October 2019
Closes 5pm 29 October 2019

Te Rau Oriwa Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Te Rau Oriwa Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 60

Service ID: 30125
ERO report
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Physical address:
Te Wananga O Aotearoa Maraetai Road, Tokoroa

Postal Address:
P O Box 6076, Urlich, Hamilton 3246