Bear Park Hobsonville Point 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 8:37 am 20 December 2019
Closes 16 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA4Ab

Our new Hobsonville Point centre is housed in a heritage waterfront building, on an acre of park-like grounds with amazing sea views. 

Due to internal promotion, we have an opportunity for an experienced head teacher or a registered teacher looking for that next step in their career.  You will have daily support from a proactive, experienced and supportive senior leadership team.

As our head teacher, you will be the first point of contact for our teachers and families, including daily communication and guidance. You will work closely with our centre director and pedagogical team to coordinate the daily programme, creating inspiring learning environments and ensuring accurate documentation.   

With inspiration from Reggio Emilia, our teachers have a passion for inspiring wonder, creativity, imagination and investigation, fostering children's hundred languages and unravelling their theories alongside them.

Our teaching team:

  • Ratios 1:3 infants, 1:4 toddlers, 1:6 / 1:7 preschool
  • 3 hours' paid weekly team planning time + an extra 3 hours per fortnight for head teachers
  • Regular paid PD
  • Qualified teaching teams
  • Trips to Reggio Emilia for top performers (yes – in Italy!)
  • Leadership development programme.

Our centre:

  • ERO rating 4 – very well placed
  • High-quality programme and resources
  • Reggio-inspired philosophy
  • Established 33 years, family owned
  • Community focused, charitable and sustainable practices.

Extra perks:

  • A day off for your birthday
  • Extra sick leave
  • Registration fees paid
  • Staff wellness programme
  • Financial wellbeing programme
  • Staff rewards and discounts.

'Our working environment is respectful, it’s a place where you are supported, a place where you are challenged, a place where you are encouraged to do your best and acknowledged for your achievements.'

To find out more about the progressive things we do at Bear Park, please visit our website and follow our Facebook page @bearparkchildcare.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Katie Hoppe
(09) 416 1655

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA4Ab

Listed 8:37 am 20 December 2019
Closes 16 March 2020

ECE centre details

Bear Park Hobsonville Point

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 47709
ERO report
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Physical address:
172 - 190 Buckley Avenue, Hobsonville, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 99696, Newmarket, Auckland 1149