Little Acorns Childcare Ltd Manawatu/Whanganui

Head teacher 2iC

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 12:08 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 3pm 28 January 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASH3

We are losing our head teacher, so we are looking for a superstar to replace her. This position requires a fully qualified teacher who is passionate about working with children aged four to six years old. This is a full-time position.

We are a small, privately owned centre that respects and values teachers, and their personal growth.

We offer:

  • We have opted in to Pay Parity
  • A ratio of 1:8 (or better)
  • Generous non-contact hours (no working from home)
  • Discounted childcare fees for staff members children
  • A key teaching philosophy all the way through the centre
  • Supportive appraisal programme that aligns with internal evaluation (less work!)
  • Fantastic PD opportunities
  • Paid registration and first aid
  • A collaborative, supportive, fun team environment with regular social gatherings
  • A professional environment where quality practice is at the heart of what we do!

For this role you will need to:

  • Have experience being a head teacher
  • Ed/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration/certification
  • Be flexible and have initiative
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of programme planning, pedagogy, and curriculum
  • Role model best practice and professionalism whilst being fun and energetic
  • Ability to support the progression of our teachers, centre, and philosophy.
  • To ensure a high-quality programme is delivered.
  • To support the centre manager as part of the senior leadership team and be able to step up into the centre manager role when required.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a friendly, positive, tight-knit team with a collaborative approach. We pride ourselves on our teacher to child ratios and our relationships with whānau.

We would love an enthusiastic, creative, and committed teacher to join our family. Is this you? Are you ready for a new adventure in a small, calm, and nurturing environment?

Don’t miss this amazing leadership opportunity!

How to apply

Please email your cover letter, CV to:

Alisha Campbell, Centre Manager
office@littleacorns.co.nz
(06) 355 4444

Vacancy reference #:1HASH3

Listed 12:08 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 3pm 28 January 2022

Little Acorns Childcare Ltd NZ

ECE centre details

Little Acorns Childcare Ltd

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 62

Service ID: 47245
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Physical address:
46A Bennett Street, Cloverlea, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
46a Bennett Street, Cloverlea, Palmerston North 4412