Whenuapai Kindergarten Auckland

ECE head teacher – Waitakere

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 2:16 PM 14 October 2021
Closes 6pm 28 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQUd

  • An exciting chance to lead a team of people passionate about inspiring Happy, Healthy and Confident young minds
  • Work in a collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Fixed-term role leading our team at our Whenuapai Kindergarten from 8 November 2021 to 6 June 2022. 

Our ideal candidate will also: 

  • Have 5+ years experience in an ECE environment, and hold a current practicing certificate
  • Have demonstrable skills in relationship building
  • Display a firm-but-fair approach to leading a team, where collaboration and development is key
  • Share the organisation's commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, informing and leading bicultural practice
  • Share our kindergarten's philosophy of care and respect for the natural environment and sustainability and incorporate this in to learning experiences for children
  • Value the use of ICT as a teaching tool, utilising a range of available technological resources to extend children's learning and improve teaching practice
  • Have a strong focus on inclusiveness, recognising and valuing the rich diversity of the tamariki, whānau and local community
  • Enjoy working directly with our tamariki and love getting your hands dirty.

Ultimately, everything you do will be focused on achieving the best learning outcomes for children.

To find out more about Whenuapai Kindergarten, please visit the AKA website.

If this role interests you, click "Apply Now". We're looking forward to hearing from you.

The terms and conditions of this position are set out in the Kindergarten teachers, Head Teacher and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2017-2019 

You must have the legal right to live and work permanently in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Careers at AKA
(09) 300 1870

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQUd

Listed 2:16 PM 14 October 2021
Closes 6pm 28 October 2021

ECE centre details

Whenuapai Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5105
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Physical address:
16 Airport Road, Whenuapai, Waitakere

Postal Address:
P O Box 6933, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141