Company Swannanoa Preschool
Location Waimakariri, Canterbury
Listed Wed 24 Jan, 8:53 am
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference Team Leader
We are looking for an experienced Team Leader who is fully qualified and registered to join our Team.

You would be directly responsible for the effective leadership and management of one of our 2-5yr old teams and would be a key part of our Leadership Team.

We offer a great team environment, strong management support, and ongoing PD.

We are looking for a Team Leader who:

Is passionate about preschool education and displays experience in staff management
Is a collaborative team player and great role model
Will quickly and effectively establish relationships and engage with tamariki and whanau in the Centre.
Is energetic and has a good sense of fun
Has a passion for leading and mentoring
Is an excellent communicator (written and verbal), and enjoys being challenged daily with the ability to remain calm and generate a positive outcome for all involved in a positive, proactive and constructive manner.
Has a strong understanding of programme planning, internal evaluation, appraisal and assessment, strategic and annual plans
Is able to demonstrate good knowledge of ECE regulations and documentation, Te Whariki, Tataiako, He Pou Tataki, Our Code Our Standards, NZ Curriculum
Is self-motivated, innovative, reflective and able to think outside of the square
Has good organisational and time management skills. Shows a willingness to upskill and participate in ongoing professional development, keeping relevant with current early childhood practices.
Our successful Team Leader will take pride in ensuring the centre’s philosophy and values are reflected in daily practice and will thrive on being part of and empowering a collaborative team.

Please log on to our website at and fill in our downloadable application form (PDF) and return to us at Swannanoa Preschool along with your up-to-date CV and covering letter/application.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.