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Team Leader, Ōtātara Children's Centre

Listed 22 days Ago
Eastern Institute of Technology

Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to Ōtātara Children’s Centre.

Located on the picturesque Eastern Institute of Technology campus in Taradale, Napier, the team at Ōtātara Children's Centre provides a quality ECE service to the staff and students of EIT as well as the wider Taradale community. 

A full time, permanent position with a negotiable starting date is available for you to join our experienced, professional and collaborative team.

The successful applicant will:

·  provide leadership to teachers and help to ensure that our shared vision for a high quality service is achieved. 

·  work with children, alongside teachers, to ensure delivery of quality curriculum in accordance with Te Whāriki. 

· have the choice of working with our babies and toddlers in our Pihinga room or working with our young children in our Puāwai room.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong inter-personal skills, self-awareness and a sound knowledge of the curriculum and regulatory documentation. A willingness to progress your own learning will be supported by our generous PLD schedule. 

In addition you will be a certified teacher with a Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) or equivalent with several years teaching experience and with experience in a position of responsibility an advantage.  

Ōtātara Children's Centre is an ECECA member and as such, working conditions, teacher-child ratios, leave entitlements and non-contact allowances are excellent. We also close for 4 weeks at Christmas.

Please see our Philosophy and Priorities for Children's Learning attached.

Applications close at 6 pm on 3 July but please apply now as we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.   For a job description and to apply please click on the link provided