Lalaga Preschool Canterbury

Manager : Inspirational teaching leader required

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

Listed 2:28 PM 15 June 2021
Closes 3pm 25 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HALyo

This is an opportunity for you to lead our talented and supportive team, working half time as leader and half time in the classroom, (or part-time Manager only). 

Position to start as soon as possible. 

We are a small Christian multicultural centre licensed for up to 38 children including 12 in our nursery, and governed by a passionate and supportive SDA Trust.  

We offer a warm and welcoming environment where our teachers, children and whanau enjoy a genuine connection. You will be guided by our philosophy and vision, and work within the newly prepared strategic plan.

You must be qualified, registered have had or be ready for leadership. You will also provide professional leadership, support, develop and empower a multi-talented team, lead by example, and role model delivery of a high-quality education programme.  You will be part of an amazing Christian team, and have passion for achieving great outcomes for children.

An inspiring leader will be:

  • Mature, NZ experienced and NZ registered
  • Able to work within Special Seventh-day Adventist Character
  • Innovative
  • Lateral thinker
  • Warm, gentle
  • Positive, energetic, intuitive, collaborative,
  • A great communicator
  • Open to ideas as well as feedback.

 We will offer you:

  • A creative environment - natural products
  • Supportive Trustees who are able to make decisions quickly
  • Strong Philosophy, and Operations Manual
  • Professional development
  • Small environment with excellent ratios
  • The satisfaction of working with highly engaged whānau.

An induction period with our current manager before leaves.

How to apply

For further information email or contact

Pat Timmins, Trustee
37 Brougham Street, Addington, Christchurch 8024
(03) 366\ 6679 / (027) 357 8014

Vacancy reference #:1HALyo

Listed 2:28 PM 15 June 2021
Closes 3pm 25 June 2021

Lalaga Preschool NZ

ECE centre details

Lalaga Preschool

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 35

Service ID: 65088
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Physical address:
37 Brougham Street, Addington, Christchurch

Postal Address:
5 Grants Road, Papanui, Christchurch 8053