University of Canterbury Canterbury

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, 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 11:33 AM 24 February 2021
Closes 07 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHHv

  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position
  • Part-time, 30 hours per week (0.8 FTE). 

What you will do

The ECLC at the University of Canterbury provides high quality education and care in a safe, supportive and enriching environment for young children.

We are currently seeking a head teacher to assume overall responsibility for the effective operation of the centre. You will champion the strategic, operational and financial objectives of the centre and promote quality standards of teaching and care-giving practice. 

Who you are

You will hold a Bachelor’s Degree and current New Zealand teacher registration. You will have substantial leadership experience in an EC learning environment, across all age groups. You will have the ability to develop and manage productive relationships with children and whānau and provide effective leadership to staff.

Your skills will also include:

  • Advantage to be able to use te reo Māori
  • A high level of knowledge in programme planning and assessment
  • Knowledge of the Ministry of Education's regulations, ECE policies and procedures
  • Experience in monitoring performance against prepared budgets. 

Who you will work with

For more information about our ECLC and team please visit us Te Whare Kōhungahunga o UC

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions prospective applicants should source information from NZ Immigration and MBIE websites prior to applying.

If you hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand then you may also be considered.

How to apply

Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include a cover letter and CV. Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries.

(03) 369 3999

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAHHv

Listed 11:33 AM 24 February 2021
Closes 07 March 2021

Tertiary provider details

University of Canterbury

Type: University

Physical address:
Ilam Road, Ilam, Christchurch

Postal Address:
Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140