K2 head teacher – Northland Kindergarten Association
Northland Kindergarten Association (NKA) is seeking an experienced and motivated head teacher to lead a committed team of teachers at Mission Place Kindergarten, Kaitaia, Northland. Due to this kindergarten’s isolation, a travel package of up to $5000 may be made available to the right applicant.
Mission Place Kindergarten has a team of 4 teachers and a part-time administrator. The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday catering for 30 children between two and six years of age. The children who attend this kindergarten come from the wider Kaitaia environs. As from the 8th of June this kindergarten will operate 48 weeks per year on an all-year model.
Northland Kindergarten Association is seeking applications from qualified, experienced leaders / teachers who have the following attributes:
- Experience with leadership, management, and mentoring skills
- Pedagogical leadership knowledge and experience
- Vision and a forward focus
- Is able to establish authentic and respectful relationships with children, whānau and colleagues
- Is self-motivated, have initiative and is able to work collaboratively with others
- Is a good communicator with all members of the wider kindergarten community
- Has a strong focus on inclusiveness, recognising and valuing the rich diversity of the tamariki, whānau and local community
- Have knowledge and understanding of the Enviroschools initiative
- The successful applicant will also be able to support the teaching team in their journey of weaving Te Ao Māori contexts and Te Reo in the kindergarten setting.
Northland Kindergarten Association adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teachers, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019–2022.
Applicants must hold a recognized NZ ECE qualification, current practicing certificate, and first aid certificate.
How to apply
Please send your CV, applications, referees’ reports and direct enquiries to:
Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141
(09) 435 9099 extn 8
ECE centre details
Mission Place, Kaitaia
P O Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141