Hand and Hand Childcare Centre Auckland

Experienced lead teacher for preschool classroom

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 11:07 AM 09 September 2021
Closes 5pm 30 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPWX

Hand and Hand is a family owned and operated Early Childhood Organisation.

Inspired by the Reggio Emilia Philosophy, we value the environment as a vital component of our programme and promote exploration and discovery as the foundation of children's learning.

Licensed for 59 children with 3 classrooms and 2 playgrounds – our Flatbush Centre caters for 10 infants, 21 toddlers and 28 preschool children.

We value above average child to teacher ratios across all age groups and maintain generous resource and professional development budgets to ensure ongoing improvements in our practice and provision of a high quality service.

You will lead the team in:

  • Planning and facilitating a rich curriculum
  • Ensuring all necessary documentation is completed to a high standard, in a timely manner
  • Setting and maintaining an attractive environment conducive to positive learning outcomes for children
  • Providing a high level of communication with management and with your team
  • Managing and monitoring health and safety for your classroom and playground
  • Mentoring and growing individual team members to support a high level of practice
  • Creating and maintaining a positive team culture.

You will receive ongoing assistance to help you enjoy success in your role, including a comprehensive induction process, regular staff meetings, regular one-one-ones, regular professional learning ppportunities and 6-monthly appraisals.

We also offer:

  • Discounted childcare
  • Paid staff meetings
  • Competitive remuneration
  • A warm, friendly work environment.

Skills and experience 

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has a minimum of 3 years recent NZ ECE experience – preferably with preschool children
  • Has a minimum of 1 years’ experience as a lead teacher
  • Has well developed interpersonal skills and excellent communication
  • Has an excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written
  • Is experienced in driving internal evaluation for improvement.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Dianne Fey, Regional Manager
(022) 037 3091

Vacancy reference #:1HAPWX

Listed 11:07 AM 09 September 2021
Closes 5pm 30 September 2021

Hand and Hand Childcare Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Hand and Hand Childcare Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 59

Service ID: 46742
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Physical address:
30 Manchester Drive, Flat Bush, Auckland

Postal Address:
90 Michaels Avenue, Ellerslie, Auckland 1051