Kids.Com.Educare Bay of Plenty

Early childhood team leader

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:34 AM 17 February 2020
Closes 12 April 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5Wm

Are you seeking a warm and friendly work environment where teachers are highly respected, celebrated and supported to grow? A centre that values teamwork, integrity and thoughtfulness? 

We have an exciting opportunity for a team leader to join our passionate team of teachers at Lisa Crescent in Mangakakahi. 

The ability to build relationships across a wide range of age groups and cultures will be key to making this role a success. There is the added advantage of working alongside a highly skilled and motivated teaching team as well as receiving wraparound support for your ongoing professional and personal learning and development. 

We are looking for an inspiring team leader who possesses the following qualities:

  • Have a career that reflects natural growth from teaching into a leadership role
  • A passion for innovation and driving pedagogical change through self-review
  • Ability to implement creative learning environments – seeing the environment as the third teacher
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to form strong relationships with staff, tamariki and whānau
  • Understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach to education (although not essential)
  • Love for Māori culture and language
  • Passion and desire to mentor and inspire
  • ECE registered and qualified. 

As a valued team member, you can be assured of:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Subsidised childcare (if applicable)
  • First aid certification
  • Staff uniform and annual flu vaccination
  • A robust induction programme, with regular mentoring and coaching and ongoing opportunities for career growth and personal and professional development
  • Financial support for registration and ongoing professional development
  • A highly skilled and supportive team to work alongside! 

Take advantage of this great leadership opportunity and apply today!

Please note: applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Jamie Irwin
(07) 346 2390

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA5Wm

Listed 9:34 AM 17 February 2020
Closes 12 April 2020

Kids.Com.Educare NZ

ECE centre details


Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 46

Service ID: 40200
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Physical address:
16 Lisa Crescent, Mangakakahi, Rotorua

Postal Address:
PO Box 628, Whangaparaoa 0943