Te Rawhiti Kindergarten Wellington

Kaiārahi / kaiako matua / kindergarten coordinator

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

Listed 2:13 pm 11 September 2020
Closes 5pm 07 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAB3s

We have 2 kindergarten locations on the Kapiti Coast, 45 minutes from Wellington.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible individual to lead our friendly and committed team from 2021 onward. We wish to grow our kindergarten and playgroup sessions even further to meet our growing waiting list.

Ideally, this role as kaiārahi / kaiako matua / kindergarten coordinator includes a teaching component. This is negotiable.

As a Waldorf kindergarten, it is part of Te Rāwhiti’s special character to provide a gentle, nurturing and child-centred early childhood experience, to support the individual development of imagination, will and confidence.

Registration as an early childhood teacher is ideal but not essential. If you are a state-registered ECE teacher, Waldorf training and/or experience is preferred but not essential as you will be working with experienced and supportive colleagues. It is essential that applicants are open to learning about and working with our special character, Waldorf education.

For the management elements of the role, applicants need to have a genuine interest and skill in process improvement and be able to manage administration, finance and compliance functions. Our ideal candidate will combine strong management and team building skills with the ability to be an active and open listener.

The Raumati South kindergarten shares their site location with the school. The kindergarten kaiārahi / kaiako matua / coordinator will therefore be a part of a large faculty of kindergarten and school teachers.

Ideally, the successful applicant is available during November and December 2020 to enable a handover. From January, the size of the role is 0.7 FTE if it includes the teaching component, or 0.5 FTE if acting in the coordinator capacity only.

It is a unique role and can be adapted slightly to suit the right individual, so if you are interested please contact for more information.

How to apply

Please contact for your application pack or for queries contact:

Shelley Wrigley
(04) 299 0812

Vacancy reference #:1HAB3s

Listed 2:13 pm 11 September 2020
Closes 5pm 07 October 2020

ECE centre details

Te Rawhiti Kindergarten

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 50028
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Physical address:
89 Poplar Avenue, Raumati South

Postal Address:
89 Poplar Ave, Raumati South, Paraparaumu 5032