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Central Kids Kindergartens - Mercury Bay Waikato

Kindergarten head teacher - Central Kids Kindergartens

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 10:18 am 09 March 2020
Closes 9am 30 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA6Hf

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate leader to join our team. 

About us:

We are part of CKEE, who operate 55 other kindergartens and centres across the central North Island.  

CK provide access to high-quality professional development opportunities and ongoing professional support to maintain quality teaching practice.

We are party to the Kindergarten Teachers' Collective Agreement, which provides 6 weeks' annual leave, 9 days' sick leave and ample non-contact/professional time. 

Situated 200 metres from Buffalo Beach in Whitianga, our kindergarten offers a warm, welcoming and home-like atmosphere.

Our large outdoor area provides ample opportunities for our tamariki to run, explore and play. Weekly visits to the local rest home and ‘beach kindy' are a regular and integral part of our programme.

We are an experienced team, committed to providing the best possible outcomes for tamariki and encourage whānau/community engagement as much as possible.

We are looking for a leader with the following attributes:

  • A motivated, enthusiastic leader, who is able to put current theory into practice
  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
  • Able to have robust conversations and work with a team who have a strong emphasis on whakawhanaungatanga as they support each child's social and emotional growth
  • Committed to creating/maintaining strong, positive relationships within the wider community and outside agencies
  • Able to demonstrate a growth mindset, be open and willing to change that enables us to continue providing high-quality early education to all tamariki who attend our services 
  • ECE qualified and hold current certification and a current first aid certificate.

How to apply

For an application pack, please contact:

Tara Cridge, HR Practitioner
Box 341, Putaruru 3443
t.cridge@centralkids.org.nz
(07) 883 8110

Vacancy reference #:1HA6Hf

Listed 10:18 am 09 March 2020
Closes 9am 30 March 2020

ECE centre details

Central Kids Kindergartens - Mercury Bay

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5624
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Physical address:
Eyre Street, Whitianga

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru 3443