Kidsfirst Kindergartens Hawthornden Road Canterbury

Kindergarten kaiako matua

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 2:24 pm 16 October 2020
Closes 04 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HACsX


  • Fantastic leadership opportunity
  • Head teacher Salary Scale K2
  • Our kaiako are passionate, enthusiastic and professional. 

This is a 4-teacher kindergarten operating an all-day service with a roll of 40/30. Duties to commence beginning of term 1, 20 January 2021.               

Kidsfirst is one of New Zealand's largest and most successful early childhood education providers. There's a network of over 60 well resourced, but individual services, each with their own unique character.

With firm community roots and a not-for-profit status, the Kidsfirst focus is firmly where it should be – on the tamariki and their whānau.

Kidsfirst is a progressive organisation that remains current and relevant after more than 100 years. 

Why should I work for Kidsfirst?

  • The stability of a long established and respected provider
  • A professional structure with experienced teaching staff and a strong focus on professional development
  • Focused solely on high quality learning outcomes for tamariki. 

If you want to make a difference to tamariki, whānau and their communities then take this opportunity and apply today!

How to apply

Please complete the Kindergarten Teacher / Head Teacher application form on the careers page of our website

Karyn Willetts, Manager - Human Resources
(03) 338 1303

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HACsX

Listed 2:24 pm 16 October 2020
Closes 04 November 2020

ECE centre details

Kidsfirst Kindergartens Hawthornden Road

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5628
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Physical address:
146 Hawthornden Road, Avonhead, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 8089, Riccarton, Christchurch 8440