Otago University Childcare Association - Te Pā Otago

Head teacher – Te Uru - Otago University Childcare Association

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 8:36 AM 11 January 2022
Closes 5pm 30 January 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASEh

Our head teacher at Te Uru is retiring in March 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 one of five centres that make up the Otago University Childcare Association (OUCA). All of our centres are located on campus and prioritise enrolments of children of University staff and students. The head teacher leads a team of 8 very committed, qualified, registered and experienced teachers and is supported by the four 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 is full-time (40 hours) and includes 13½ hours non contact per week. It starts 7 March and there will be a week with the current head teacher providing support. The OUCA is part of the ECE Collective agreement.

How to apply

Please email your CV and covering letter to:

Karen Hurst
(03) 471 4412

Job Description
HT Te Uru JD 2014 v2.doc

Vacancy reference #:1HASEh

Listed 8:36 AM 11 January 2022
Closes 5pm 30 January 2022

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