Wesley Kindergarten Auckland

Head teacher

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 12:33 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 6pm 26 January 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASHc

We are looking for a head teacher to lead our dedicated and collaborative team. At Wesley Kindergarten we are committed to providing our children with a fun, caring and respectful, language enriched environment, where they are equipped to reach their full potential and grow their confidence as competent and capable learners.

As the head teacher, you will enjoy being a great example to your team as an exceptional leader. This permanent, full-time role will commence February 2022.

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 

To find out more about Wesley Kindergarten, please visit the AKA website

If this role interests you, please click "Apply Now". 

For information on terms and conditions of this position, click here: Kindergarten Teachers, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers’ Collective Agreement 2019-2022

Applicants must have the legal right to live and work 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

All application please be made through our online link below.

Margaret Goldfinch
(027) 368 5611

Download our application form
Head Teacher Position Description Wesley 2022

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HASHc

Listed 12:33 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 6pm 26 January 2022

Wesley Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Wesley Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 5638
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Physical address:
26 A O'Donnell Avenue, Mount Roskill, Auckland

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