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Central Kids Kindergartens - Laughton Waikato

Kindergarten head teacher, Taupō

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 10:26 am 23 March 2020
Closes 12 April 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA6p4

Due to our longstanding head teacher embarking on a new journey, we have an exciting opportunity for a passionate leader to join our team. 

About us:

We are part of Central Kids Early Education, which operates 55 other kindergartens and centres across the central North Island.  

Central Kids 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 close to the central business district, our kindergarten is well-established and has a strong presence within the wider community.  

We respect each child as an individual and believe that our tamariki are powerful, competent and bring with them their own identity, mana (strengths), mohiotanga (knowledge), interest and abilities. Our tamariki are encouraged and supported to be drivers of their own learning.

We promote a strong partnership with whānau based on authentic relationships and connectedness with our community. We provide an inclusive programme and environment, which reflects and celebrates the kaupapa / cultures of the community that we serve.

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 #:1HA6p4

Listed 10:26 am 23 March 2020
Closes 12 April 2020

ECE centre details

Central Kids Kindergartens - Laughton

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 44

Service ID: 5185
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Physical address:
29 Laughton Street, Taupo

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru 3443