Head teacher – Northland Kindergarten Association
K2 head teacher.
NKA is seeking an experienced and motivated K2 head teacher to lead a committed team of teachers.
Our kindergarten has a team of 4 teachers and a part-time administrator. The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday catering for 30 children between 2 and 6 years of age. The children who attend this kindergarten come from the wider Kaitaia environs.
This inspired team of teachers view children as powerful, capable, competent, rich contributors to society. They see their responsibility is to advocate, empower, scaffold, and celebrate children’s learning. Whanaungatanga, Manakitanga and Kaitiakitanga are important aspects of practice at the kindergarten, who are also working towards their Silver Enviroschools recognition.
NKA is seeking applications from qualified, experienced teachers who have the following attributes:
- Experience with leadership, management, and mentoring skills
- Pedagogical leadership knowledge and experience
- Vision and a forward focus
- Is able to establish authentic and respectful relationships with children, whānau and colleagues
- Is self-motivated, have initiative and is able to work collaboratively with others
- Is a good communicator with all members of the wider kindergarten community
- Has a strong focus on inclusiveness, recognising and valuing the rich diversity of the tamariki, whānau and local community
- Have knowledge and understanding of the Enviroschools initiative
- The successful applicant will also be able to support the teaching team in their journey of weaving Te Ao Maori contexts and te reo in the kindergarten setting.
This kindergarten is part of a network of 25 kindergartens within the NKA. The kindergarten is supported by a professional practice management team.
Closing date for applications and referees’ reports is the same.
How to apply
Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:
Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141
(09) 435 9099 extn 8
ECE centre details
92 Pukepoto Road, Kaitaia
P O Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141