Whare Amai Early Learning Centre Gisborne

Early learning team lead (Gisborne)

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 2:35 PM 22 February 2021
Closes 14 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHCi

Permanent full-time (40 hours per week)

Ref: 20ELCHO004 – Early learning (puna) team lead

  • Are providing quality care and education in early learning your passion?
  • Are mentoring your staff and meeting compliance obligations your forte?
  • Are you passionate about providing dynamic leadership?
  • Are you enthusiastic about growth and professional development opportunities?

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is dedicated to providing memorable experiences for tamariki and whānau by offering quality holistic educational opportunities utilising interactive learning.  We are looking for a highly motivated Team Lead to inspire and be part of a friendly, vibrant and dynamic team.

About the role:

The primary purpose of the team lead role is to fulfil all education and care responsibilities and support the puna manager to ensure the quality and compliant operation of the puna.

What you need:

In addition to providing excellent leadership and support to the team to ensure quality care and education programmes in early childhood education, you will have:

  • A Diploma or Degree in Teaching Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand Teacher Registration and Practising Certificate
  • Experience in centre management and administration with great judgement and decision-making skills
  • Experience working with tamariki in early childhood education or new entrants
  • Experience working in a bicultural or multicultural environment.

A conversational fluency in te reo Māori and a sound understanding of Māori values, culture and tikanga will be a distinct advantage.

This position is classed as a Core Worker under the Children’s Act and will need to pass a safety check under the Children’s Act 2014.

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa prides itself on offering excellent working conditions and benefits to kaimahi so if you are a qualified and passionate educator dedicated to early childhood learning, please apply. 

How to apply

Please register and apply on our jobs site

HR Department
(0800) 777 404

Position Description

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAHCi

Listed 2:35 PM 22 February 2021
Closes 14 March 2021

Whare Amai Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Whare Amai Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 45863
ERO report
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Physical address:
630 Childers Road, Te Hapara, Gisborne

Postal Address:
P O Box 6076, Urlich, Hamilton 3246