Otago University Childcare Association - Te Pā Otago

Head teacher, Te Uru

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 1:45 PM 26 November 2021
Closes 3pm 24 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARbV

Our head teacher at Te Uru is retiring which means we are looking for a passionate and innovative leader. Te Uru is one of our centres of approximately 40 children O2. It is 1 of 5 centres that make up the Otago University Childcare Association (OUCA). All of our centres are located on campus and prioritize enrolments of the children of university staff and students. The head teacher leads a team of 8 qualified, registered and experienced teachers and is supported by the 4 head teachers of our other centres, the OUCA manager and administrator. All of our centres are purpose built, receive funding for 100% qualified registered teachers and opt in to pay parity. 

We are looking for a head teacher who:

  • Is New Zealand ECE qualified and registered
  • Has current experience in a leadership role
  • Has experience in and a commitment to supporting teachers with their professional growth
  • Has a professional commitment to provision of high quality early childhood education
  • Is able to implement the philosophy that includes continuing to grow strong relationships with whānau
  • Shows a commitment to te reo me ōna tikanga Māori.

The position starts 7 March 2022, is full-time (40 hours) and includes 13.5 hours non contact per week. The OUCA is part of the ECE collective agreement.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and covering letter to:

Karen Hurst
(03) 471 4412

Vacancy reference #:1HARbV

Listed 1:45 PM 26 November 2021
Closes 3pm 24 December 2021

Otago University Childcare Association - Te Pā NZ

ECE centre details

Otago University Childcare Association - Te Pā

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 150

Service ID: 83022
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Physical address:
551 Castle Street, Dunedin North, Dunedin

Postal Address:
P O Box 6162, Dunedin North, Dunedin 9059