head teacher - toddlers room henderson in Henderson Valley

kate manera, randstad
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About the Centre:

Licensed for 98 children this centre is looking an experienced and enthusiastic head teacher to work in their toddlers room and leading a team of 5-6 teachers.

This centre is relatively new, having opened in 2016 and priding themselves on their implementation of Emmi Pikler and RIE theories. They provide an inquiry-based learning environment where questions, problems and scenarios are posed during the process of play which assists the development of inquisitive, curious, motivated, capable young children as they transition to primary school.

This centre is unique in the way that they have all meals prepared fresh on site and they are all sugar free which is the first centre out West to do so! They have an adventurous and challenging outdoor area that has been crafted in a way that offers a peaceful yet playful environment for the children.

About the role:

  • You will need to be either a Fully Registered ECE Teacher with your Level 7 (ECE) certificate
  • You will have experience as a Head Teacher
  • This is a 40 hour week (can be slightly flexible with hours if necessary)
  • You will demonstrate a deep understanding of programme planning and mentoring
  • Your commitment to compliance standards will be high
  • You will have strong relationship building skills
  • You will share the centre's commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi principles and the centre's philosphy of Emmi Pikler and RIE theories
  • You will form strong bonds with the tamariki, the Whanau and the community
  • You will be able to balance providing the children with rich learning experiences aswell as meeting the operational objectives that is necessary for this role

I would love to hear from you if you feel this is the job for you!

You can call me on 09 300 7421 for a confidential chat or send me an email on kate.manera@randstad.co.nz

Our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

Randstad Education is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to complete a NZ Police Request & Consent form and a Police Check will be conducted. In some circumstances, an International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicant's interactions with children using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people and in accordance with The Vulnerable Children Act.

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Head Teacher, Headteacher, Early Childhood, ECE, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Early Years Education, Team Leader

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Bachelor Degree