Āwhina Childcare Hawke's Bay

Head team leader or centre manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

Listed 10:02 AM 17 January 2022
Closes 5pm 30 January 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASQ7

Team Leader - Āwhina

Āwhina is looking for a dynamic, motivated, passionate team leader to lead our teaching team.  Āwhina is based in Havelock North and is part of the Rockmybaby umbrella, a small centre licenced for 25 children, predominantly children aged 3-6 years.  The programme focuses on unrushed practices, to promote a calm environment for children to grow and learn. Inspired by a Steiner philosophy we are passionate about igniting children’s imagination through creative experiences, open-ended resources, and loose parts. 

The successful candidate: 

  • Bachelor of teaching and learning or higher ECE qualification, with a full teaching registration
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills, committed to supporting, inspiring and growing teachers’ capabilities
  • Up to date industry knowledge in the ECE sector
  • Ability to communicate with whānau, children and teachers with strong conflict resolution skills
  • Dedicated to upholding Te Tiriti of Waitangi practices and use te reo Māori
  • A passionate teacher who advocates for children and teachers, and can create a strong team culture
  • Strong knowledge around learning support models and children with high needs
  • Strong academic writing skills around children’s dispositions, urges and interests and programme planning, reviews and internal evaluations.  
  • Motivated and dedicated to personal growth and professional learning opportunities
  • Confident with IT and online platforms
  • Solution-based thinker, who can reflect, and problem solve.

Āwhina Pēpē will offer you: 

  • Opportunities to grow leadership and managerial skills through PLD in a supportive team environment
  • Opportunity to work aside and meet regularly with other team leaders, and be part of a pedagogical leadership team
  • On-going commitment and support from Head office, based in Hawkes Bay
  • Excellent remuneration, based on your skills qualifications and experiences.
  • iPhone and high-quality professional uniform.
  • Systems, policies, and practices that are robust
  • An environment based on high quality education and passionate teachers.

How to apply

Please send a current CV, cover letter, and direct enquiries to:

Sharon Barclay
(021) 225 6419

Vacancy reference #:1HASQ7

Listed 10:02 AM 17 January 2022
Closes 5pm 30 January 2022

Āwhina Childcare NZ

ECE centre details

Āwhina Childcare

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 25

Service ID: 55397
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Physical address:
37 Duart Road, Havelock North

Postal Address:
P O Box 8720, Havelock North, Hawkes Bay 4157