ECE Head Teacher - Hillsborough Kindergarten
Auckland Kindergarten Association has a long history in New Zealand in the Early Childhood Education sector, having been established in 1908 with the opening of our kindergarten at Freemans Bay.
We now have 107 kindergartens and four KiNZ centres, supported by our shared services staff at our office in Queen Street, forming our organisation, with a total of just under 1000 staff.
Ours is a bicultural environment, where the learning framework of Te Whāriki underpins all we do, and where the good of our tamariki (children) and their whānau (family) sits at the very heart of our organisation.
At AKA, we provide a safe and enriching early childhood learning environment where children can develop as confident and competent learners.
Our kindergartens offer quality Early Childhood Education (ECE) that is inclusive of the diversity of children, parents and whānau that attend.
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.
Hillsborough Kindergarten is a well-established centre that has been recently had a new building upgrade, and the new environment offers modern learning facilities for children.
Our qualified teachers at Hillsborough Kindergarten promote an inclusive and respectful environment where learning is fun.
We value the cultural diversity of the community and embrace all contributions. You are welcome to come and meet our passionate teaching team and have a look around our kindergarten! We partner with Hay Park School, to support a smooth transition into school.
Hillsborough Kindergarten is currently looking for a permanent, full time Head Teacher to join us, and lead our dedicated teaching team, helping us contribute to the high level of service that we are proud to provide our local community.
If you are a registered and fully certificated ECE Teacher, and experienced ECE Head Teacher with proven leadership experience, this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the "magic" that is the AKA!
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.
and have the resilience to meet the compliance and operational targets that the management component of the role requires.
Our ideal candidate will also :
Ultimately, everything you do will be focused on achieving the best learning outcomes for children.