Kindergarten: Rotary Park (30/20 kindergarten day)
Position: Head Teacher; full-time, permanent position
Current Teaching Team:
Pauline Fawcett-Wadsworth Relieving Head Teacher (1fte)
Wendy Fieldwick Teacher (0.8fte)
Carmen Pattinson Teacher (1fte)
Rotary Park Kindergarten is located in the suburb of Highcliff. It has a spectacular and large outdoor environment with panoramic views and also utilises neighbouring parks. The kindergarten has a very supportive community and a proactive committee and enjoys close relationships with local schools.
Education and care are the prime foci at Rotary Park Kindergarten. We believe learning should be fun and we provide a quality programme that enhances children’s learning based on the NZ Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whāriki.
Hours of work 8.00 am to 4.30 pm daily (30 min lunchtime is unpaid)
Personal attributes, strengths, dispositions and experience sought in the successful applicant are described in the Kindergarten Teacher Professional Standards.
Of particular importance to this community is that their Head Teacher will be:
- A creative, motivated and innovative leader;
- Willing to lead and work as part of a team, sharing knowledge & skills with others as well as celebrating their strengths;
- A pedagogical leader current with assessment for learning, internal evaluation and appraisal experience and who is a competent documenter;
- Able to demonstrate support of active children, who love the outdoors. You must be keen to participate in our Forest programme, take care of our pets, gardens and role-model sustainability;
- Respectful and professional in relationships with families, professionals and other agencies and will have a desire to build those networks to benefit the community;
- Committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi in practice;
- Willing to work positively and sensitively in professional partnership with the committee;
- Someone who proactively promotes a positive kindergarten profile within the community;
- Able to show a working knowledge of daily administration systems and practices.