If you are a highly motivated, collaborative leader committed to continual improvement and the achievement of excellence for tamariki, we would love to discuss the opportunities this position can offer you.
About the role:
As the Puna manager,you will take a strengths-based approach to leadership and have the ability to build positive and warm professional relationships. You will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the early childhood Puna. Mentoring your team, building close relationships with whānau, leading programme planning and internal evaluation, enrolments and budget management will all be part of your day.
You will need:
Diploma or Degree in Teaching Early Childhood Education
Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand practising certificate – full status
Three to five years’ management in early childhood education
Experience teaching in a range of early childhood education environments
The ability to manage and lead a diverse team
Excellent planning and facilitation skills
A sound understanding of āhuatanga Māori (values, culture and tikanga) with the ability to greet and acknowledge people in te reo Māori.
Why you should apply:
We are committed to providing high-quality care and education for all tamariki and whānau and the wider community through aroha
We are active in rangahau, with our leadership team contributing to local and international research
We celebrate te reo Māori, uphold it and revere it as a taonga tuku iho
We offer competitive remuneration with automatic progression on your anniversary, health insurance, on-going professional learning and development, and a wide internal support network.
This position is classed as a Core Worker under the Children’s Act and will need to pass a safety check under the Children’s Act 2014.