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Turitea Childcare Centre Manawatu/Whanganui

Head kaiako

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:21 am 11 February 2021
Closes 5pm 26 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAGr9

Due to management changes, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a strong, passionate leader at Turitea. Our small community based centre is set on rural land that overlooks tranquil surroundings of Papatūānuku. This environment aligns with our philosophy, which is inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach and Pikler theory.

As a head kaiako, you will be responsible for:

  • Day-to-day running of your rūma
  • Leadership of the teaching team
  • Confident in programme/planning and areas of the curriculum
  • New enrolments.

If you have great communication skills, are confident in your ability to lead by example and can offer wonderful support networks, we are looking for you! In return here at Turitea we offer:

  • Continued professional development 
  • Generous teacher research time
  • Two kaiako only days a year
  • Opportunities to be part of inspiring leadership development 
  • First aid/registration paid 
  • Generous leave entitlements.

To be successful in this application, you must hold a Full Practising Certificate. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Lynn Ingram, Centre Manager
turitea_manager@turitea.nz
(027) 389 1449

Vacancy reference #:1HAGr9

Listed 9:21 am 11 February 2021
Closes 5pm 26 March 2021

ECE centre details

Turitea Childcare Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 43

Service ID: 52521
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Physical address:
Ag Research Grasslands 1 Dairy Farm Road, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
C/- AgResearch Grasslands Private Bag 11008, Palmerston North