Auckland Kindergarten Association Auckland

Area Leader, Auckland Kindergarten Association

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher, Other senior leadership

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 8:40 AM 28 January 2022
Closes 6pm 06 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HAS_K

We are looking for an Area Leader to join our Education & Innovation team.  This role will report to our General Manager Education & Innovation, the Area Leader is pivotal in engaging and leading our Kindergarten teams across Tāmaki Makaurau. The team comprises of eight Area Leaders. 

The role

The Area Leader is responsible for the operational performance and outcomes for their respective cluster. This involves working in partnership with the Head Teachers/Centre Managers in building high performing positive team culture. The position has 15 direct reports, and has operational budget accountability within the assigned Central West Auckland cluster. 

The role is based at our Support Services Office in Queen Street, but regular travel is required to visit kindergartens within the assigned cluster.  

You will have a strong working knowledge of Te Whāriki 2017 and curriculum implementation.

About you

An experienced ECE people leader- with previous ECE centre management or multi-site management, your positive leadership style and proven ability to engage, build trust, coach, and motivate diverse groups will see you succeed in this pivotal leadership role. 

Strong commercial acumen and an understanding of best practice ECE education is highly essential for this role. You are passionate about building teams; use data effectively to identify improvements; are analytical, logical; and a confident communicator and effective relationship builder. Most importantly, you understand how accountability and effective decision making plays an integral role in positive engagement and achieving outcomes.   

If this role interests you, apply now, or contact Margaret for any further questions.

Applicants must currently 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 including if eligible booster shots. Confirmation of vaccinations is required.

How to apply

Please apply directly through the listed vacancy link.

Margaret Goldfinch
(027) 368 5611

Position description
Area Leader Position Description Nov 21

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAS_K

Listed 8:40 AM 28 January 2022
Closes 6pm 06 February 2022

Auckland Kindergarten Association NZ

Organisation details

Auckland Kindergarten Association

Location: Auckland