Raumati Beach Kindergarten - Permanent Head Teacher position

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens

Raumati Kindergarten in the coastal town north of Wellington is serving the beach side area.

Raumati Kindergarten in the coastal town north of Wellington is serving the beach side area.  There are 2 neighbouring (Raumati South and Paraparaumu) Kindergartens within 3ks of Raumati Beach. The Kindergarten is in between the local primary school and Kapiti college. It has strong links with the primary school’s transition by tamariki and whānau.
The township is close-knit with many established families and senior citizens with a cross-section of socio-economic and ethnic groups including Māori community. The Kindergarten is empowered and immersed in their beach, sustainability and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi programs i.e. kohatu mihi whakatau  
The Kindergarten is licenced for 42 children who attend for 6 hours each day.  You will join our team of 4 other teachers.
To apply for this teaching position, you need to address the key requirements listed below.  We ask that you talk about these in your covering letter, giving examples of how you have demonstrated these skills/abilities in previous roles.  Please remember to attach your covering letter, resume and other relevant information as listed in the Application Requirements on our website.
Key requirements;
  • lead and demonstrate an understanding of, and recognise the unique status of tangata whenua in Aotearoa New Zealand, through acknowledging and responding to the histories, heritages, languages and cultures of partners to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • actively lead and contribute in reciprocal, collaborative learning-focused relationships with tamariki, whānau, teaching team, support staff and other professionals.
  • lead and provide a culturally responsive and engaging environment where tamariki can be confident in their identities, languages, cultures and abilities.
  • lead and use a range of strategies to empower colleagues assessment information to design clear next steps in learning and identify additional support or adaptations as needed 
  • lead collaborative professional relationships that demonstrate internal evaluation processes and adaptively apply this learning in practice
Applications close 11.30pm Tuesday, 19 January 2021