Nature's Wonder Taranaki

U2s head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 12:33 pm 10 September 2020
Closes 5pm 13 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAAws

We are looking for a passionate, inspiring head teacher who can demonstrate respect, kindness, integrity and positivity within their teaching practice.

You will need to have proven team leadership experience and be ECE qualified with current certification and above all else, believe in the potential and well being of all children and staff.

You will be leading a team of committed, consistent, experienced teachers in our beautiful, homely purpose-built centre which has separate indoor and outdoor spaces for up to 12 under twos year olds

To be successful we require:

  • Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) or Graduate Diploma in ECE
  • Full teachers’ registration
  • An experienced teacher and an inspiring leader with proven team leadership experience
  • Knowledge of RIE philosophy
  • Excellent communication skills; writing, speaking and listening
  • Self-management skills; planning, organising, time management and punctuality
  • Passionate about creating inspiring, beautiful environments; igniting wonder, curiosity and stimulating learning experiences
  • Sound knowledge of child development, especially 0–2 year olds
  • A happy, motivated, and enthusiastic can-do attitude!
  • Confidence and commitment to working in collaboration with parents and families
  • Keen professional knowledge of planning, assessment and self-review
  • An ability to build community and parental engagement
  • A strong understanding of Te Whāriki, and commitment to working with staff and parents to achieve continuous improvement and progress
  • Enthusiasm towards personal development, particularly regarding team leadership and management.

 What we offer:

  • An onsite centre manager/owner who is a qualified and experienced ECE teacher
  • Supportive, collaborative, and empowering working environment
  • Monthly meetings offering extra support and guidance
  • An environment where you are not just another member or number, you are part of our family. 

 If you are interested in being part of something beautiful, to take on a fresh new challenge and to do the best we can for our beautiful children, then this role is for you!

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Mel Ogle, Managing Director
(06) 764 7006

Download our Job Description
Head Teacher JD

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAAws

Listed 12:33 pm 10 September 2020
Closes 5pm 13 November 2020

ECE centre details

Nature's Wonder

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 44

Service ID: 47134
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Physical address:
27 Stanners Street, Eltham

Postal Address:
289 High Street, Eltham 4322