Grasshoppers Early Learning Centre Ltd Waikato

Head teacher for toddlers room

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 10:54 AM 17 December 2019
Closes 3pm 10 January 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA42U

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:

  • Competitive salary
  • Support and mentoring
  • Professional development and team building
  • Uniform
  • Free childcare for your child.
  • Teacher registration renewal and first aid paid for.

If this role appeals to you, please apply now!

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Pauline Breeze
4 Great Burke St, Ohaupo 3803
(07) 823 6666

Vacancy reference #:1HA42U

Listed 10:54 AM 17 December 2019
Closes 3pm 10 January 2020

Grasshoppers Early Learning Centre Ltd NZ

ECE centre details

Grasshoppers Early Learning Centre Ltd

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 65

Service ID: 45343
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Physical address:
4 Great Burke Street, Ohaupo

Postal Address:
22 Longbow Terrace, Flagstaff, Hamilton 3210