Orakei, AucklandPermanentOrakei Kindergarten in is currently looking for a permanent, full time (40 hours per week), Head Teacher to join their dedicated team.
If you are an experienced (5+ years), registered and fully certificated ECE teacher with proven leadership experience, this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the "magic" that is the AKA!The Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA) provides exceptional Early Childhood Education (ECE) experiences for children and their whānau.
Our Auckland-wide network of kindergartens are magical places where young Aucklanders get the very best start to prepare for school and beyond -
building the foundations for a lifetime of learning. And every one is unique - to the children, families, communities they serve.
Orakei Kindergarten are looking for a seasoned Head Teacher who really enjoys being a great example to their team as an exceptional leader.
and ensures that all key stakeholders are on the journey together.Balancing professional leadership with management of the day to day kindergarten operations and teaching duties means variety and intrinsic reward.
You need to be energetic and enthusiastic about providing excellent learning experiences to our tamariki, driven by our play-
based philosophy and focus on dispositional learning; and have the resilience to meet the compliance and operational targets that the management component of the role requires.
Our ideal candidate will also : share the organisation's commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, informing and leading bicultural practiceshare our kindergarten's philosophy of care and respect for the natural environment and sustainability and incorporate this in to learning experiences for childrenvalue the use of ICT as a teaching tool, utilising a range of available technological resources to extend children's learning and improve teaching practicehave a strong focus on inclusiveness, recognising and valuing the rich diversity of the tamariki, whānau and local communityenjoy working directly with our tamariki and love getting your hands dirtyUltimately, everything you do will be focused on achieving the best learning outcomes for children.
The terms and conditions of this position are set out in the Kindergarten teachers, Head Teacher and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2017-
2019You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.