Cascades Kindergarten Auckland

ECE head teacher at AKA

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 10:03 AM 25 November 2021
Closes 6pm 08 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARZQ

This head teacher role is full-time and fixed-term leading the team at our Cascades Kindergarten from 15 February 2022 to term 4, 2022 to cover parental leave.

As the Head Teacher, you will enjoy being a great example to your team as an exceptional leader and work in a collaborative and supportive team environment.

Our ideal candidate will

  • 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.

We encourage anyone interested in applying to visit our Kindergarten (observing current COVID regulations; please call ahead to check). To find out more please visit the AKA website

If this role interests you, click "Apply Now"

For information on the terms and conditions of this position, please visit the Kindergarten teachers, Head Teacher and Senior Teachers’ Collective Agreement 2019-2022 

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

It is now a requirement that any person working in AKA Early Childhood Education Services must be fully vaccinated from the COVID-19 virus by 1 January 2022, and confirmation of vaccinations is required.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Careers at AKA
(027) 368 5611

Position Description
Head Teacher Position Description Cascades

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HARZQ

Listed 10:03 AM 25 November 2021
Closes 6pm 08 December 2021

Cascades Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Cascades Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5039
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Physical address:
Lady Marie Drive, Pakuranga, Auckland

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