Apakura Te Kākano – Early Learning Centre Te Awamutu
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is dedicated to providing memorable experiences for tamariki and whānau by offering quality holistic educational opportunities utilising interactive learning. We are looking for a highly motivated Team Lead to inspire and be part of a friendly, vibrant and dynamic team.
The primary purpose of the Team Lead role is to fulfil all education and care responsibilities and support the Puna Manager to ensure the quality and compliant operation of the puna.
In addition to providing excellent leadership and support to the team to ensure quality care and education programmes in early childhood education, you will have:
A Diploma or Degree in Teaching Early Childhood Education or Primary
Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand Teacher Registration and Practising Certificate
Experience in centre management and administration with great judgement and decision-making skills
Experience working with tamariki in early childhood education or new entrants
Experience working in a bicultural or multicultural environment.
A conversational fluency in Te Reo Māori and a sound understanding of Māori values, culture and tikanga will be a distinct advantage.
This position is classed as a Core Worker under the Children’s Act and will need to pass a safety check under the Children’s Act 2014.
Please note: Any person working within an Early Learning Centre (Puna) is covered under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 and therefore, we can only consider applications from people who are fully vaccinated, or will be fully vaccinated by 1 January 2022.
We offer a supportive team environment that is uniquely inclusive and is a culturally rich work place underpinned by Māori values and beliefs.
When you join TWoA you are offered a variety of kaimahi benefits: