Mission Place Kindergarten Northland

K2 head teacher – Northland Kindergarten Association

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 2:11 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 2pm 03 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASJy

Northland Kindergarten Association (NKA) seeks a head teacher to lead a committed team of teachers at Mission Place Kindergarten in Kaitaia. This full-time role will commence from March 2022 (date to be negotiated).

Mission Place Kindergarten has a team of 4 teachers and a part-time administrator. The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday catering for 30 children between two and six years of age.

The team provides an environment that embraces diversity while promoting curiosity, exploration, communication, and deeper thinking. They acknowledge Papatūānuku as being essential to developing childrens’ understanding of their role in caring for our planet while inspiring learning and leadership. They are Bronze Enviroschool kindergarten.

Our ideal applicant will

  • have experience building and strengthening collaborative relationships
  • have great communication skills and a sense of humour
  • have knowledge of pedagogical leadership and be a strong teaching practitioner
  • be excited about learning and putting current theory into practice
  • share the organisation's commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, informing and leading bicultural practice

Mission Place Kindergarten is part of a network of 25 kindergartens within the NKA. The kindergarten is supported by a professional practice and management team.

Northland Kindergarten Association adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teachers, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019–2022.

Applicants must hold a recognized NZ ECE qualification, current practicing certificate, first aid certificate and provide evidence of full COVID vaccination status.

Download an application pack and a position description from the NKA website www.nka.org.nz or email appointments@nka.org.nz to request an application pack and position description.

How to apply

Please send your applications, referees’ reports, CV, and direct enquiries to:

Appointments Secretary
Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei, 0141
(09) 435 9099 Ext 8

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HASJy

Listed 2:11 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 2pm 03 February 2022

Mission Place Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Mission Place Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 5003
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Physical address:
Mission Place, Kaitaia

Postal Address:
P O Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141