Coromandel Community Preschool Waikato

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 4:09 PM 10 January 2022
Closes 5pm 07 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASEP

Are you a leader and manager ready to step into a head teacher role in a new centre? 


Are you an aspiring head teacher with leadership and management experience?

Coromandel Community Preschool are looking for a new head teacher in 2022.

We are an established early learning centre with strong ties to our community and an experienced teaching and administration staff.

The head teacher is responsible for the day-to-day running of the centre, management and leadership of staff, overseeing the successful delivery of education following Te Whāraki, working with the committee for strategic and financial management and reporting, and building meaningful relationships with staff, children and their families, funders, community, and the board.

As the head teacher at Coromandel Community Preschool you will get:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Excellent ratios that surpass the national average
  • Engagement in a close knit community that values it’s preschool and teachers

This is a permanent role with hours 40 per week.

Occasional after hours’ work will be needed (e.g. to attend committee meetings, other meetings including funding). Time in lieu is used to manage additional hours.

As the successful candidate you will:

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be a leader and people manager with demonstrated ability of engaging and positively leading a diverse team
  • Understand that building and maintaining relationships in the community are key to the success of our preschool
  • Be well versed in financial management of a centre (funding experience is an advantage but not essential)
  • Have an innovative and collaborative approach to teaching, leading and coaching
  • Enjoy working with people in a creative environment and have a passion for early childhood education. 

How to apply

Email for a job description. Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Coromandel Community Preschool Committee
155 Pottery Lane, Coromandel
(07) 866 7570

Vacancy reference #:1HASEP

Listed 4:09 PM 10 January 2022
Closes 5pm 07 February 2022

Coromandel Community Preschool NZ

ECE centre details

Coromandel Community Preschool

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 35

Service ID: 30295
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Physical address:
155 Pottery Lane, Coromandel

Postal Address:
155 Pottery Lane, Coromandel, Waikato 3506