Professional leader

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Senior teacher

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

Listed 11:17 AM 23 March 2020
Closes 4pm 08 April 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA6nh


We are looking for a highly motivated leader to join the Kidsfirst professional leadership team.           

Kidsfirst is one of New Zealand's largest and most successful early childhood education providers. There's a network of over 60 well-resourced, but individual services, each with their own unique character.

With firm community roots and a not-for-profit status, the Kidsfirst focus is firmly where it should be – on the tamariki and their whānau.

Kidsfirst is a progressive organisation that remains current and relevant after more than 100 years.

About the role

You will work collaboratively within the professional leadership team, providing professional and strategic leadership to support high-quality teaching and learning for young children. You will work directly with teaching teams, spending time in services to observe, give feedback and enhance pedagogical leadership and teaching practice across the curriculum. You will build and maintain strong professional relationships between your teams and the association to contribute to the achievement of the organisation’s strategic goals. 

Why should I work for Kidsfirst?

  • The stability of a long-established and respected provider
  • A professional structure with experienced teaching staff and a strong focus on professional development
  • Focused solely on high-quality learning outcomes for tamariki.

If you want to make a difference to tamariki, whānau and their communities then take this opportunity and apply today!

How to apply

To download the job description and functional CV application form, please visit, click on current vacancies and click on the links. You may also contact:

Karyn Willetts, Manager – Human Resources
(03) 338 1303 or (027) 258 9625 after hours

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA6nh

Listed 11:17 AM 23 March 2020
Closes 4pm 08 April 2020


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