Tawhiti Kindergarten Taranaki

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

Listed 10:00 AM 11 November 2021
Closes 4pm 22 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARB6

  • We seek a leader who serves others; has strengths in mentoring and collectively working alongside tamariki, colleagues, whānau and community to foster pathways for future generations.
  • Are you knowledgeable about Te Ao Māori and committed to ensuring that te reo Māori not only survives but thrives?
  • Are you courageous, strong and resilient to change, can overcome challenges and able to lead others by remaining positive and future focused?
  • Are you able to inspire, motivate and support teachers to continually improve teaching and learning?
  • Are you able to lead and support others in working towards a shared strategic vision of the Kindergarten Association?
  • Are you a leader who is culturally responsive in ensuring tamariki and whānau are provided with equitable opportunities to learn?

About this role

  • You would lead a team of three teachers, plus support staff, to provide a high quality programme for 32 tamariki
  • Tawhiti Kindergarten has established relationships with schools, support services and the local community
  • Tawhiti is an Enviroschools Kindergarten working toward embedding these principles within their learning community

What we offer you

  • You have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the KTCA and ongoing professional development opportunities
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 head teachers
  • Ongoing support with assessment / internal evaluation / Professional Growth Cycle / educative mentoring and pedagogical leadership and management
  • All of our Kindergartens are involved in Enviroschools, Incredible Years, Healthy Heart and are part of a deepening cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori across the organisation

All applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and current teacher registration.

For further information about our Kindergartens and to download an application pack go to our website www.kindergartentaranaki.co.nz or phone (027) 639 9830. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Bernadette Bruce
(027) 639 9830

Vacancy reference #:1HARB6

Listed 10:00 AM 11 November 2021
Closes 4pm 22 November 2021

Tawhiti Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Tawhiti Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5236
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Physical address:
Douglas Street, Hawera

Postal Address:
P O Box 655, New Plymouth 4340