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West End Kindergarten Manawatu/Whanganui

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 2:29 pm 18 February 2021
Closes 5pm 19 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAH6e

Twinkle, twinkle little star, how we wonder where YOU are? 

RKA is a bit of a stunner in terms of quality ECE providers.  We’re a true not-for-profit organisation with a community based, child-centred approach and quality services located across the Manawatu-Whanganui region and parts of Rangitikei, Tararua and Horowhenua.  We’re seeking a supernova of a Head Teacher to light the path for our brilliant team at West End Kindergarten.

Are you an outstanding leader with formidable marketing skills and strength in community engagement?  Do you prioritise providing the best quality learning experiences for tamariki and whānau above all?  

Read on Superstar…

The preferred candidate will also:

  • Be a fully registered and certificated ECE teacher
  • Demonstrate stellar leadership, management and mentoring skills
  • Have proven experience leading a team in planning, assessment and self-review
  • Evidence understanding of ERO and MOE requirements and ECE legislation
  • Develop a robust understanding of the community they service
  • Be committed to Te Tiriti o Aotearoa and comprehension of te reo, tikanga and te ao Māori
  • Maintain a multicultural lens alongside inclusive practices
  • Bring proven ICT and administrative skills
  • Contribute to a collaborative team culture through excellent communication and listening
  • Stay motivated, positive and driven to see this Kindergarten succeed to the highest potential!

In return RKA will welcome you as a valued member of our extended whānau while offering generous ongoing professional support; quality CPD; 6 weeks plus 1 day annual leave, AN INITIAL SALARY OF $91,111 PER ANNUM; and a minimum of 12.5 hours of non-contact time per week! 

Bring your sparkle out today, come and work for RKA! 

Apply by completing the head teacher/centre manager application process at: http://www.ruakind.org.nz

How to apply

Please apply ONLY through our website

Katrina Ives
vacancies@rka.org.nz
(06) 857 8264

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAH6e

Listed 2:29 pm 18 February 2021
Closes 5pm 19 March 2021

ECE centre details

West End Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5268
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Physical address:
5 Salford Place, Awapuni, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
26 Taonui Street, Palmerston North 4410