Irongate Kindergarten Hawke's Bay

Head teacher – Heretaunga Kindergarten Association

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 9:50 AM 18 February 2020
Closes 10pm 08 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5_W

Are you ready for an exciting leadership opportunity – apply now! 

We are looking for an experienced teacher with recent leadership experience for our kindergarten's head teacher role. If this sounds like you and you are enthusiastic, committed and driven to make a difference in the lives of tamariki and whānau, then we want to hear from you!

This is an important and varied role. As head teacher you will be responsible for all areas related to running a kindergarten including teaching, leading and managing a small team and overseeing operations. 

Responsibilities also include:

  • Strengthening and promoting inspiring and dynamic teaching that responds to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the heritage and cultures of all children
  • Ensuring the association provides a safe workplace and environment for all who work there, attend kindergarten and visit
  • Efficiently and accurately managing the roll, the budget, purchasing and funding
  • Being committed to and undertaking ongoing learning.

What’s not negotiable:

  • You must have leadership experience, be fully ECE qualified, hold current registration and have a current first aid certificate
  • A strong understanding of programme planning, internal evaluation, appraisal, and assessment
  • Having current knowledge of ECE regulations and documentation, Te Whāriki, Tātaiako, He Pou Tātaki, NZ Curriculum
  • You will have a strength in bicultural practice and knowledge of Tikanga o Te Ao Māori.
  • You must be competent at using technology and have excellent administrative skills
  • You will be future-focused, innovative and not scared of leading and implementing change.

How to apply

Please refer to our website for further information and to download our application form. Please email your application to:

Bonnie Lajunen, HR Advisor
bonnie.lajunen@hfka.co.nz
(06) 876 0135 extn 2

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA5_W

Listed 9:50 AM 18 February 2020
Closes 10pm 08 March 2020

Irongate Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Irongate Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5293
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Physical address:
4 Walton Way, Flaxmere, Hastings

Postal Address:
810 Heretaunga Street East, Parkvale, Hastings 4122