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Head Teacher

TopKids Manuroa is a beautiful Centre that operates in the heart of the Takanini community. The team of teachers reflects the diversity of the children and families at our Centre. 

As a leader, you are expected to role model teaching practice to bring out the best learning outcomes of children. You will be leading self-review and programme planning as well as demonstrating the ability to provide high standard quality documentation.

This role is open to those who are experienced ECE Teachers (ie. minimum 5 years teaching experience in ECE) wanting to take the next step up in their career, or experienced Head Teachers who are looking for a new exciting challenge. ECE qualification and Full Registration with an outstanding teaching proficiency is a pre-requisite to the role.

The ideal Head Teacher for this role will demonstrate the following skills and abilities in their management and teaching practice:

  • Sound track record in customer service; building strong relationships with staff, clients and relevant stakeholders
  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for children and parents/whanau
  • Demonstrate an attention to detail and be outcome and results focused
  • Experience in leading a team in programme planning, observation and assessment, and self-review
  • Strong interpersonal skills and confident communicator
  • Proven organisational and time management skills
  • Sound computer and keyboard skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure if required
  • Self-motivated, innovative, reflective and prepared to think beyond the boundaries
  • Strong overall leadership ability and proven experience in leading teams to achieve set outcomes
  • Must have good English skills; written, spoken and reading.

TopKids Manuroa is not just a place to work – it is a place where innovation, leadership and achievement of results are rewarded with career advancement opportunities and much, much more! If you want to be part of a progressive and positive work environment click on the apply button now!

15 Sep 2017

Work Type:
Auckland - South
Topkids Manuroa Road
  • Head Teacher