Early Childhood Education Puna (Centre) Manager

Early Childhood Education Puna (Centre) Manager

Te Rau Ooriwa, Tokoroa

Ref: 19AHO035

  • You are a collaborative leader who is highly motivated
  • You are committed to continual improvement and the achievement of excellence for tamariki
  • You lead from a strengths base and have the ability to build positive and warm professional relationships

He karanga teenei ki te hunga e kai ngaakau nui ana ki te kaupapa o Te Waananga o Aotearoa.  Maa te hoe kotahi ka haere kotahi atu

Te Waananga o Aotearoa is dedicated to providing memorable experiences through a nurturing and caring environment for tamariki and whaanau by offering quality holistic educational opportunities utilising interactive learning. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager to manage this purpose built, innovative puna.

About the role:

As Manager, 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 whaanau, 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 aahuatanga Maaori (values, culture and tikanga) with the ability to greet and acknowledge people in te reo Maaori and pronounce Maaori words correctly

Why you should apply:

Our puna is dynamic, modern and committed to providing high quality care and education for all whaanau and tamariki, and the wider community.  We offer on-going professional learning and development, competitive remuneration and benefits and a wide support network from a team of passionate Early Childhood leaders.

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

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

Please send any enquiries to hrdept@twoa.ac.nz or call 0800 777 404

Application close 8 June 2019

Permanent Full-time

Job no: 19AHO035

Location: Tokoroa

Closing Date: Saturday, 8 June 2019