Central Kids Kindergartens - Waipāhīhī Waikato

Kindergarten 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 1:59 pm 22 October 2020
Closes 07 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADCJ

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate leader to join our team. 

About us:

We are part of Cental Kids Early Education, which operates 57 other kindergartens and centres across the central North Island.  

Central Kids provide access to high-quality professional development opportunities and ongoing professional support to maintain quality teaching practice.

We are party to the Kindergarten Teachers' Collective Agreement, which provides 6 weeks' annual leave, 9 days' sick leave and ample non-contact/professional time. 

We celebrate a way of being that holds children at the heart of what we do, with rich and authentic play at the core of our daily experiences.

Our team is full of experienced teachers, who are passionate about teaching and learning, with a special interest in a heart-based approach within an environment that encourages exploration.

Teaching and learning at Waipāhīhī is guided by New Zealand’s bicultural curriculum, Te Whāriki. We are proud to have an established relationship with local whānau, who support our programme at kindergarten wholeheartedly.

We are looking for a leader with the following attributes:

  • A motivated, enthusiastic leader, who is able to put current theory into practice
  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
  • Able to have robust conversations and work with a team who have a strong emphasis on whakawhanaungatanga as they support each child's social and emotional growth
  • Committed to creating/maintaining strong, positive relationships within the wider community and outside agencies
  • Able to demonstrate a growth mindset, be open and willing to change that enables us to continue providing high-quality early education to all tamariki who attend our services 
  • ECE qualified and hold current certification and a current first aid certificate.

How to apply

For an application pack, please contact:

Tara Cridge, HR Practitioner
(07) 883 8110

Vacancy reference #:1HADCJ

Listed 1:59 pm 22 October 2020
Closes 07 November 2020

ECE centre details

Central Kids Kindergartens - Waipāhīhī

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5205
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Physical address:
21 Frederick Street, Taupo

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru 3443