Manaia View Kindergarten Northland

Head teacher – Northland Kindergarten Association

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:28 am 28 November 2019
Closes 2pm 30 January 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA3Hs

Salary scale K2.

NKA is seeking an experienced and motivated head teacher to lead a committed team of teachers at this kindergarten in Raumanga, Whangarei. We have a team of 4 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. 

This inspired team of teachers view children as powerful, capable, competent, rich contributors to society. They see their responsibility is to advocate, empower, scaffold and celebrate children’s learning. Whanaungatanga and manaakitanga are important aspects of working alongside of the tamariki and whānau at this kindergarten. 

NKA is seeking applications from qualified, experienced teachers who have the following attributes:

  • Is able to demonstrate outstanding leadership, management and mentoring skills
  • Pedagogical leadership and knowledge
  • Vision and a forward focus
  • Is able to establish authentic professional relationships with children, whānau and colleagues
  • Is self-motivated, has initiative and is able to work collaboratively with others
  • Is a good communicator with all members of the wider kindergarten community
  • The successful applicant will also be able to support the current teaching team and community on their journey of weaving their understanding and practice of Te Ao Māori in an early childhood context and setting. 

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 minimum Dip Tch (ECE) or higher qualification, current registration and first aid certificate.

How to apply

Download an application pack and position description from the website or email/phone for an application pack and position description. Email/post applications to:

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

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA3Hs

Listed 9:28 am 28 November 2019
Closes 2pm 30 January 2020

ECE centre details

Manaia View Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 46568
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Physical address:
64 Murdoch Crescent Otaika, Whangarei

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