Blue School Wellington


Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 2:39 pm 11 November 2020
Closes 5pm 21 December 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAEDJ

We are excited to offer an opportunity for an experienced leader and registered teacher, to join our team. 

Our manager position is open to an innovative, committed and passionate leader, who will take an instrumental role in leading a team of quality teachers to deliver exceptional care and education, for all our tamariki. They will play in an integral part in decision making, and the strategic and future direction of our school. 

The following skills, knowledge and capabilities are ideally required for this position:

  • Experience in curriculum design and delivery in line with Te Whāriki, Tātaiako and project-based approach
  • Strategic thinker with a strong focus on improving quality using self review process and Te Ara Poutama framework
  • Demonstrates an unrelenting commitment for quality practice standards and the principles of Te Whāriki through role modelling of exceptional teaching practice
  • An ability to inspire, develop and lead a team of talented teachers with active coaching and mentoring strategies that grow teachers’ capability and strengths
  • Have working knowledge of Licensing Criteria, ERO, MOE, New Zealand Teaching Council, 2008 Regulations and Code of Ethics
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication skills both written and verbal, with the capability to develop working relationships within the community
  • A critically reflective practitioner who leads with empathy and professionalism. 

Located in a thriving community in a progressive country town, just one hour from Wellington, we offer a unique learning environment for children 3–6 years. We champion an inquiry and project-based approach to education, set in 2 acres of physical space and park-like grounds. Our school boasts a truly unique environment in New Zealand early childhood education. 

This management position offers flexible working hours and conditions, a competitive salary and re-location support. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Sian Paterson
23-25 Wood Street, Greytown
(06) 304 8963

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAEDJ

Listed 2:39 pm 11 November 2020
Closes 5pm 21 December 2020

ECE centre details

Blue School

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 46128
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Physical address:
23-25 Wood Street, Greytown

Postal Address:
23-25 Wood Street, Greytown 5712