We are looking for an extraordinary person to lead our team of highly skilled teachers at Bright Stars Early Learning Centre in Whangarei. Are you ready for that next step up, are you looking to relocate for an amazing leadership opportunity? Do you want to be instrumental in leading, developing and inspiring a team of talented teachers?
As a passionate and experienced leader, you will wear many hats to allow you to manage in an ever-evolving environment and be adaptable to meet a variety of needs as they occur. You will have a strong “on the floor” presence, providing mentoring and role modelling of exceptional teaching practice to the rest of your team.
The following skills, knowledge and capabilities are ideally required for this role:
Demonstrated leadership experience with the ability to develop, coach and lead a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities
Outstanding time management and organisational skills
Superb communication skills both written and verbal with the capability of building strong and lasting relationships with families and the wider community
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
A comprehensive understanding of how to maintain and grow occupancy levels
Innovative, resilient, committed, passionate and enthusiastic!
What is in it for you?
An exceptionally competitive salary package! This includes subsidised childcare (if applicable), first aid certification, flu vaccination and financial support to maintain full registration
The opportunity to be a part of an innovative service and grow professionally
Ongoing professional development and mentoring.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced ECE specialist with exceptional leadership qualities, so do not hesitate apply now.
Please note: Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
How to apply
Please send your CV and cover letter, and direct enquiries to: