Pencarrow Kindergarten Wellington

Kindergarten head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 10:53 AM 20 August 2020
Closes 5pm 06 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAA0m

Pencarrow Kindergarten is currently a termly service and looking at becoming to an all year service.

About our Kindergarten

Pencarrow Kindergarten is open to both 3 and 4 year olds. This allows family groups to come to Kindergarten at the same time. Our sessions give the younger children the chance to learn from the older ones - and the older ones have the opportunity to develop a sense of responsibility. You’ll find us in a quiet location off Wise Street, at the top of Ruthven Rd on the corner of Antrim Crescent. 

The position

We are looking for an experienced early childhood educational leader to lead the team, tamariki and whānau at Pencarrow Kindergarten.

The ideal candidate will be an inspirational, creative leader and passionate head teacher, who is able to demonstrate the following:

  • Professional leadership
    Experience in curriculum design and delivery and  a strategic thinker with a strong focus on improving the quality of education for children using self–review processes.

  • Operations Leadership
    - Have a working knowledge of relevant compliance related to legislation through monitoring and reporting requirements for an ECE environment
    - Current professional knowledge and experience to lead curriculum design in line with Te Whāriki and Tātaiako
    - The proven ability to build partnerships with whānau/families that promote positive learning outcomes for all children
    - A critical thinker that generates ethical, well placed decisions that positions the child powerfully within their cultural context
    - Effective coaching and mentoring skills.

A position description for our head teacher role can be found on our website.

Applying for this role

We will only consider candidates with proven leadership experience and all candidates must hold a:

  • 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

Lynette Chin
(04) 920 9841

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAA0m

Listed 10:53 AM 20 August 2020
Closes 5pm 06 September 2020

Pencarrow Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Pencarrow Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 42

Service ID: 5616
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Physical address:
63 Antrim Crescent, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt

Postal Address:
P O Box 30552, Lower Hutt 5040