Titiro Whakamua - Looking Forward Early Childhood Centre Wellington

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 9:02 am 19 March 2021
Closes 5pm 02 April 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJ3y

We are a unique centre that is part of The Hutt Valley Teen Parent School. We are governed by an Incorporated Society.

We are a small team of four teachers. As a team we value collaborative, respectful, and empathetic practice. We provide a safe and nurturing environment for both our infants/toddlers and their young vulnerable mothers.

This position is full time (40 hours) per week. The centre is licensed for 30 children – 25 under 2’s and 5 over 2’s.

We are looking for an extraordinary kaiarahi who has/can:

  • A strong sense of Tikanga and Whaakro Māori
  • Sustain an already collaborative, passionate and respectful team
  • Considerable experience working with infants and toddlers
  • The ability to relate to teenagers – both the teenage mind and the new parent mind
  • Be non- judgemental and strongly empathetic
  • Be prepared to support and walk alongside highly vulnerable mammas and pēpi
  • Great communication skills with the capability of building strong and lasting relationships with mamma’s, whānau and networking with many varying agencies
  • A strong sense of self-reflection
  • Outstanding time management and organisational skills
  • Initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Familiarity with the New Zealand Education Council, ERO, MOE requirements, Licensing Criteria, 2008 Regulations and Code of Ethics
  • Implement and maintain a centre budget, annual and strategic plans, staff appraisals and Internal Review.

Any questions, feel free to call (04) 529 8355, ask for Sarah.


How to apply

Please send you CV and cover letter to:

Margaret Dick, Chairperson, Incorporated Society
34 Miro St, Trentham 5018
(04) 529 8355

Vacancy reference #:1HAJ3y

Listed 9:02 am 19 March 2021
Closes 5pm 02 April 2021

ECE centre details

Titiro Whakamua - Looking Forward Early Childhood Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 55419
ERO report
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Physical address:
34 Miro Street, Upper Hutt CBD, Upper Hutt

Postal Address:
34 Miro Street, Trentham, Upper Hutt 5018