Grey Lynn Kindergarten Auckland

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 10:38 AM 21 November 2019
Closes 11.55pm 13 December 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA2th

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and dynamic head teacher to join our friendly team in January 2020. This role is for a qualified, registered and fully certified ECE teacher with over 5 years' experience. A passion for the environment and sustainability is essential, as we are a proud Enviroschool. You will also have leadership experience, and the ability to support, develop and empower a multi-talented team, lead by example, and role model delivery of high-quality education. Most important is your passion for what we do in achieving great outcomes with children, and for being part of an amazing team in a fun and dynamic environment. 

For success in this role, you will also need to:

  • Balance day-to-day operations and staff management alongside relationships management and teaching duties 
  • Lead by example in delivering a bicultural experience
  • Advocate for and implement te reo and Tikanga Māori in practice
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of Te Whāriki
  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge of current ECE theories and practices, and strength in implementing curriculum, planning and assessment
  • Support our play-based learning philosophy
  • Be financially and operationally minded, to maintain high operating standards
  • Create a welcoming and inclusive community spirit, and grow community engagement
  • Innovate, think outside the box, and support new ways of doing things
  • Communicate with confidence and build relationships
  • Demonstrate a sound working knowledge of people management, employment legislation, ECE and health and safety regulations.

If you are this enthusiastic and collaborative head teacher, with a strong community focus and business acumen, then we'd love to hear from you! 

For more information about this kindergarten, click here

If this sounds like you, please apply now using the link provided. We look forward to hearing from you.

Note: applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

How to apply

Please apply online using the link provided.

Robyn Mackay, Senior Recruitment Advisor
Box 6933, Wellesley St, Auckland 1141
Robyn.Mackay@aka.org.nz
(09) 300 1870

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA2th

Listed 10:38 AM 21 November 2019
Closes 11.55pm 13 December 2019

Grey Lynn Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Grey Lynn Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 5100
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Physical address:
25 Home Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 6933, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141