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We are a team of open-minded, passionate and welcoming kaiako who pride ourselves on providing a safe, warm and loving home-away-from-home for all who come here.
We are a privately-owned and operated centre in the heart of Ohaupo, Southern Hamilton, licensed for 65 children. Set in a rural community, we offer our children 'real life' experiences and space to explore in our 'big backyard'. Children here are encouraged to grow food from seed. We have fruit trees, large vegetable gardens and chickens!
We are seeking a qualified, registered and experienced head teacher who is friendly, respectful, and a real team player who is able to lead from within the team, to join our toddlers room. Our toddlers room is a tight-knit group and you will be supporting a small team of 3 teachers and around 15 children between the ages of 2–3½ years.
Skills and attributes required:
A genuine, compassionate, kind-hearted personality
Able to lead from within the team of passionate teachers
The ability to see things from multiple perspectives
A strong value for Te Ao Māori worldview
Recognise, validate and empower the strengths in others
Be open to continuous personal and professional growth and development
Have excellent communication and active listening skills
Experience in programme planning
ECE teaching certification in NZ as well as a NZ work permit
Enjoy a child-led curriculum that is based upon having fun.
In return we will offer you:
Support and mentoring
Professional development and team building
Free childcare for your child.
Teacher registration renewal and first aid paid for.