Comrie Park Kindergarten Northland

Head teacher – Northland Kindergarten Association

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 9:31 AM 13 November 2019
Closes 2pm 03 December 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA2Lo

NKA is seeking an experienced and motivated head teacher to lead a talented and dedicated team. Salary scale K2.

We are leaders in sustainable education in Northland. As the first Green-Gold Enviroschools kindergarten north of Auckland, our commitment to sustainable partnerships with community is widely recognised. Our kindergarten is currently establishing a nature programme.

As the head teacher you will be part of a welcoming and inclusive culture that is reflective of the attending community. You will enjoy working closely with whānau, and supporting active children who love the outdoors. You will have skills and knowledge to role model sustainability.

As a leader you will also: 

  • Be able to demonstrate outstanding leadership, management and mentoring skills
  • Have pedagogical leadership and knowledge of Te Whāriki, with strengths in planning, assessment and documentation
  • Be fully committed to Te Ao Māori and the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Have excellent communication with all members of the wider kindergarten community
  • Be a collaborative and positive team player, able to lead with shared vision and goals. 

Our kindergarten has a team of 3 teachers and a part-time administrator. The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday catering for 30 children between 2 and 6 years of age.

We are part of a network of 22 kindergartens within the NKA. The kindergarten is supported by a professional practice and management team.

Applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and first aid certificate. 

NKA adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teachers', Head Teachers' and Senior Teachers' Collective Agreement 2019–2022.

How to apply

Email or post applications and referees reports to:

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

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA2Lo

Listed 9:31 AM 13 November 2019
Closes 2pm 03 December 2019

Comrie Park Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Comrie Park Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 45706
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Physical address:
109 Matarau Road, Whangarei

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