Blueberries Nursery & Preschool Canterbury

Head teacher – ECE qualified

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 9:30 am 15 September 2020
Closes 30 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HABBn

Are you a passionate teacher with a true heart of empowering children?

We are seeking an experienced head teacher with ECE qualification to lead our teaching team. You will be working with a team of 5 teachers in our preschool room(2–5 years). With a current focus of promoting children's emotional and social competence.

Our curriculum is embedded with a play-based philosophy. We believe communication is the key factor of establishing and maintaining a respectful reciprocal relationship between the teachers and between teachers and whānau, therefore the successful candidate needs to be:

  • Responsive to children's needs, support the daily routines to help creating a calm, warming environment 
  • Passionate about children's development, and have an indepth knowledge on planning and internal evaluation process 
  • Focused on health and safety
  • Communicative and proactive on interpersonal skills
  • Highly respectful on team work spirit, able to maintain a high standard of professionalism and be able to role-modelling
  • Ideally can be flexible on your own time. 

In return we offer you:

  • A supportive team and management
  • Professional development opportunities as we not only wish to share your experiences and passions but also hope to learn along side with you
  • Appraisal system that initiated by an outside professional organisation
  • Staff discount for your own child(ren) etc.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

(03) 338 4470

Vacancy reference #:1HABBn

Listed 9:30 am 15 September 2020
Closes 30 September 2020

ECE centre details

Blueberries Nursery & Preschool

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 60

Service ID: 70351
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Physical address:
29 Macaulay Street, Addington, Christchurch

Postal Address:
6 Protea Place, Wigram, Christchurch 8042