Blue Duck Early Learning Centre Southland

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 11:36 AM 09 March 2021
Closes 22 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHi9

We have an exciting leadership opportunity within our Te Anau team. 

In the head teacher role, you would be responsible for all areas related to running a centre including teaching, leading and managing a small team, health and safety and overseeing operations. You will use your leadership skills to inspire and support the team to provide high-quality learning experiences for tamariki. 

About you:

  • A motivated, enthusiastic experienced leader who puts current theory into practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ECE business operational requirements including staffing and licencing criteria would be preferred, but full operational and administrative support will be given
  • Fully ECE qualified, hold a current registration and current first aid certificate
  • Have a strong understanding of programme planning, internal evaluation, appraisal, and assessment
  • Committed to bicultural practice and responding to the heritages and cultures of all children
  • Competent at using technology and have excellent administrative skills
  • Future-focused, innovative and not scared of leading and implementing change.

What we offer you:

  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Being part of a supportive and caring team 
  • Ongoing support with assessment, internal evaluation, professional growth cycle, educative mentoring and pedagogical leadership from the centre director
  • Some flexibility in working hours if required
  • A market-leading salary package designed to attract the very best candidate. 
  • A purpose-built modern centre in one of the most beautiful areas of New Zealand and right next door to the Fiordland National Park where recreational opportunities abound. 
  • Relocation assistance will be considered.

If this is you, then please contact us in  full confidence today. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Trinaty Glover
(027) 736 7117

Vacancy reference #:1HAHi9

Listed 11:36 AM 09 March 2021
Closes 22 March 2021

Blue Duck Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Blue Duck Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 65

Service ID: 47336
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Physical address:
55 Pounamu Drive, Te Anau

Postal Address:
16 Broughton Place, Te Anau 9600