Fordell Preschool Manawatu/Whanganui

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 9:43 AM 28 February 2020
Closes 5pm 14 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5zJ

We are a serene, rural early childhood centre, licensed for up to 23 children.

Due to continued roll growth, we have the exciting opportunity to employ an amazing head teacher to lead our centre. 

The teacher we are looking for will:

  • Be able to work well in, and lead, a small team
  • Have previously held, or be keen to step into, a leadership role
  • Have a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Have the ability to develop and maintain professional relationships
  • Show commitment to providing quality care and education to our tamariki
  • Show commitment to the growth and development of our unique rural ECE service
  • Have excellent communication skills and knowledge of Te Whāriki and assessment practices
  • Ability to lead internal evaluation processes. 

We are very proud of our centre. Our centre prides itself on:

  • Having a strong relationship with whānau, tamariki and our community
  • Our large natural outdoor learning environment in a peaceful country setting
  • Our learning-through-play philosophy
  • Our commitment to the development and growth of our centre to ensure positive learning outcomes for tamariki. 

Our preschool is a community-governed and managed preschool which is a not-for-profit organisation/charitable trust.

Our centre follows the school term (40 weeks per year) and is open from 8.30am–3.15pm daily. This is a full-time salaried position.

Applicants must have NZ residency or valid NZ work visa.

Minimum of Dip in Teaching ECE and hold a current NZ teacher registration to be eligible for this role.

How to apply

Please email your CV, cover letter and direct enquiries to:

Carol Loader
fordellpreschool@xtra.co.nz
(027) 656 2290 or (06) 342 7878

Vacancy reference #:1HA5zJ

Listed 9:43 AM 28 February 2020
Closes 5pm 14 March 2020

Fordell Preschool NZ

ECE centre details

Fordell Preschool

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 23

Service ID: 51527
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Physical address:
Budge Street RD 2 Fordell, Whanganui

Postal Address:
Budge Street RD 2, Fordell Postcentre, Wanganui 4572