Auckland Kindergarten Association Auckland

Area leader - East Auckland AKA

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Supervisor

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

Listed 1:19 PM 09 November 2021
Closes 6pm 22 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAR6f

We are looking for an Area Leader to join our Education & Innovation team.  This role will report to our General Manager Education & Innovation, the Area Leader is pivotal in engaging and leading our Kindergarten teams across Tāmaki Makaurau. The team comprises of eight Area Leaders. 

The Role

The Area Leader is responsible for the operational performance and outcomes for their respective cluster. This involves working in partnership with the Head Teachers/Centre Managers in building high performing, positive team cultures. The position has 15 direct reports, and has operational budget accountability within the assigned east Auckland cluster. 

The role is based at our Support Services Office in Queen Street, but regular travel is required to visit kindergartens within the assigned cluster.  

You will have a strong working knowledge of Te Whāriki 2017 and curriculum implementation.

About You

An experienced ECE people leader with previous ECE centre management or multi-site management, your positive leadership style and proven ability to engage, build trust, coach, and motivate diverse groups will see you succeed in this pivotal leadership role. 

Strong commercial acumen and an understanding of best practice ECE education is highly essential for this role. You are passionate about building teams; use data effectively to identify improvements; are analytical, logical; and a confident communicator and effective relationship builder. Most importantly, you understand how accountability and effective decision making plays an integral role in positive engagement and achieving outcomes.   

If this role interests you, apply now.

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

Please note that any person working in AKA early childhood education services is covered by the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, so applicants must either be vaccinated or have a medical exemption prior to applying. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Careers at AKA
careers@aka.org.nz
(027) 368 5611

Position Description
Area Leader Nov 21

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAR6f

Listed 1:19 PM 09 November 2021
Closes 6pm 22 November 2021

Auckland Kindergarten Association NZ

Organisation details

Auckland Kindergarten Association

Location: Auckland