Lalaga Preschool Canterbury

Head teacher / manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

Listed 9:41 AM 18 November 2019
Closes 5pm 02 December 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA2hu

We are looking for an experienced head teacher / manager who has a strong knowledge of ECE curriculum and demonstrates high-quality practice, planning and assessment. We require someone who is passionate, a great team player and develops trusting relationships with children, whānau and staff. The successful applicant will be able to work within our special character (Samoan and Christian) and be able to work with children and their families from a range of cultures.

This role involves time working as part of the teaching ratio. The core competencies of this role are: day-to-day organisation and management; provision of a high-quality Christian educational programme; daily supervision and development of other staff; effective communication skills; health and safety compliance; networking within the community; internal evaluation; planning and reporting. Come and join our enthusiastic team, children and families.

This position could also be a part-time manager only (no-teaching time) for an experienced early childhood educator wishing to decrease their work hours.   

You should have the ability to:

  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for children
  • Understand developmental milestones for various age groups
  • Commit to the principles of Te Whāriki and good practice
  • Communicate well with others
  • Be a proactive team member 
  • Build strong relationships with staff, parents/whānau and children.

How to apply

Please send your CV and enquiries to:

Pat Timmins, Head Teacher
37 Brougham St, Addington, Christchurch 8024
(03) 366 6679 or (027) 357 8014 

Vacancy reference #:1HA2hu

Listed 9:41 AM 18 November 2019
Closes 5pm 02 December 2019

Lalaga Preschool NZ

ECE centre details

Lalaga Preschool

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 35

Service ID: 65088
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Physical address:
37 Brougham Street, Addington, Christchurch

Postal Address:
5 Grants Road, Papanui, Christchurch 8053