Early Childhood Education Puna (Centre) Manager

Early Childhood Education Puna (Centre) Manager

Te Rau Ōriwa, Tokoroa

Ref: 19AHO035

  • Central North Island location with no traffic lights and no traffic queues!
  • Affordable housing (3-bedroom home for as little as $250,000)!
  • Skiing, fishing and numerous outdoor pursuits practically on your doorstep!
  • Relocation assistance available for the right applicant!

If you are a highly motivated, collaborative leader looking for lifestyle change and committed to continual improvement and the achievement of excellence for tamariki, we would love to discuss the opportunities this position can offer you.

About the role:

As the Puna Manager,you will take a strengths base approach to leadership and have the ability to build positive and warm professional relationships.  You will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of the Early Childhood Puna.  Mentoring your team, building close relationships with whānau, leading programme planning and internal evaluation, enrolments and budget management will all be part of your day.

You will need:

  • Diploma or Degree in Teaching Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand Practising Certificate - full status
  • Three to five years’ management in early childhood education
  • Experience teaching in a range of early childhood education environments
  • The ability to manage and lead a diverse team
  • Excellent planning and facilitation skills
  • A sound understanding of āhuatanga Māori (values, culture and tikanga) with the ability to greet and acknowledge people in te reo Māori and pronounce Māori words correctly

Why you should apply:

  • We are committed to providing high quality care and education for all tamariki and whānau and the wider community through aroha.
  • We are active in rangahau, with our Leadership team contributing to local and international research
  • We celebrate te reo Māori, uphold it and revere it as a taonga tuku iho
  • We offer competitive remuneration with automatic progression on your anniversary, health insurance, on-going professional learning and development, and a wide internal support network.

This position is classed as a Core Worker under the Children’s Act and will need to pass a safety check under the Children’s Act 2014.

To apply for this position please register and apply on our Jobs site: https://twoa.careercentre.net.nz/

Please send enquiries to hrdept@twoa.ac.nz

Application close 29 October 2019


Permanent Full-time

Job no: 19AHO035

Location: Tokoroa

Closing Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2019