Blue School Wellington

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 9:06 AM 14 January 2020
Closes 16 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA4Vs

We are excited to offer the opportunity for an experienced and registered teacher and leader to join our school team. Located in a wonderful community in a progressive country town, our school offers a unique learning environment for children 3–6 years, championing an inquiry and project-based approach to education.

The ideal candidate will be an inspirational, creative leader and passionate teacher, who is able to demonstrate the following:

Professional leadership:

  • Leadership experience in curriculum design and delivery
  • Strategic thinker with a strong focus on improving the quality of education for children using self-review processes
  • An ability to improve team effectiveness through active coaching and mentoring strategies that grow teachers’ capability and capacity
  • The ability to develop learning partnerships with our families, whānau and aiga to improve learning outcomes for all our children
  • Lead and develop the leadership of quality improvement processes and initiatives
  • An ability to incorporate the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and extend own and others’ knowledge of te reo Māori and tikanga Māori
  • Effective communication/listening skills and well-developed literacy skills
  • A critical and reflective practitioner who makes ethical and well-placed decisions to develop practices of inclusion

 Operations and relationship management:

Have a working knowledge of relevant compliance related to legislation through monitoring and reporting requirements for an ECE environment

  • Current professional knowledge and experience to lead curriculum design in line with Te Whāriki and Tātaiako
  • The proven ability to build partnerships with whānau/families that promote positive learning outcomes for all children
  • A critical thinker who generates ethical, well-placed decisions that position the child powerfully within their cultural context
  • Effective coaching and mentoring skills.

How to apply

Please email for a position description and send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Sian Paterson
23/25 Wood St, Greytown
(06) 304 8963

Vacancy reference #:1HA4Vs

Listed 9:06 AM 14 January 2020
Closes 16 March 2020

Blue School NZ

ECE centre details

Blue School

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 46128
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Physical address:
23-25 Wood Street, Greytown

Postal Address:
23-25 Wood Street, Greytown 5712