Who are we?
HCK have been growing young learners for over 90 years in Lower Hutt, providing quality and affordable early childhood education. Our teaching teams are passionate about providing rich learning environments where children can explore, develop and have fun. We welcome people who can share in that passion.
We are a not-for-profit dedicated to making quality early childhood education accessible to all. We have 19, soon to be 20, kindergartens throughout the Hutt Valley, including Stokes Valley, Central Hutt, Western Hill and Wainuiomata. We are proud to be an integral part of our local community and celebrate our cultural diversity and identity.
About our kindergarten
We offer a warm, friendly and relaxed environment for children/ tamariki and families/whānau in Wainuiomata. The Kindergarten is on a large, flat site, right next to Pukeatua School. A key strength of our Kindergarten is the variety of activities that recognise the multicultural/ bicultural nature of our families/ whānau, who come from a rich diversity of backgrounds. We strive to ensure that each child’s identity is acknowledged and embraced and that they know Kindergarten is “their place”. We value and uphold the values of Tiriti o Waitangi and partnership, protection and participation underpins everything that happens within our kindergarten.
We are looking for an experienced early childhood educational leader to lead the team, tamariki and whānau at our kindergarten.
The ideal candidate will be an inspirational, creative leader and passionate head teacher
A position description for our head teacher role can be found at our website.
Applying for this role
We will only consider candidates with proven leadership experience and all candidates must hold:
- Minimum of Dip Tch (ECE)
- Full certification
- Current first aid certificate.
We offer competitive pay rates, 6 weeks’ annual leave and paid professional time.
How to apply
If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please complete our online application form
(04) 920 9841
ECE centre details
21 Frederick Street, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt
Unit 4 125 Naenae Road, Naenae, Lower Hutt 5011