Waiheke Island Kindergarten Auckland

ECE 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 9:48 AM 13 January 2020
Closes 11.55pm 25 January 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA4Us

We are looking for a dynamic head teacher to join us in this leadership role starting in February. This is a position for a qualified, registered and fully certified ECE teacher with over 5 years' experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the 'magic' that is the AKA!  

For success in this role, you will need to:

  • Balance day-to-day operations and staff management alongside relationships management and teaching duties. It's always varied, challenging, and interesting
  • Lead by example in delivering a bicultural experience within the kindergarten
  • Advocate for and support the facilitation, development and implementation of practices that incorporate te reo and Tikanga Māori
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of Te Whāriki and current ECE theories and practices, with strength in implementing curriculum, planning and assessment
  • Have a passion for sustainability and the environment, as we are a proud Enviroschool
  • Support our play-based learning philosophy
  • Be financially and operationally minded, to manage and maintain high operating standards
  • Create a welcoming and inclusive community spirit within the kindergarten, and be an active facilitator of 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 please apply now using the link below! We look forward to hearing from you.

For more information about this kindergarten, Click Here.

The terms and conditions of this position are set out in the Kindergarten Teachers', Head Teachers' and Senior Teachers' Collective Agreement 2019–2022.

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

How to apply

Please apply by clicking the link provided.

Janice Sullivan, HR Administrator
(09) 373 5635

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA4Us

Listed 9:48 AM 13 January 2020
Closes 11.55pm 25 January 2020

Waiheke Island Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Waiheke Island Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 5567
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Physical address:
Donald Bruce Road, Surfdale, Waiheke Island

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