Assistant Head Teacher

Exciting opportunity to work closely with our Senior Head Teacher to support and lead our new Kindergarten.

Who are we?

Hutt City Kindergartens have been growing young learners for over 90 years in Lower Hutt, providing quality and affordable early childhood education. Our teaching teams are passionate about providing rich learning environments where children can explore, develop and have fun. We welcome people who can share in that passion.

We are a not-for-profit dedicated to making quality early childhood education accessible to all. We have 19 soon to be 20 kindergartens throughout the Hutt Valley, including Stokes Valley, Central Hutt, Western Hill and Wainuiomata. We are proud to be an integral part of our local community and celebrate our cultural diversity and identity.

About our new kindergarten

We are opening Nettie Riley Kindergarten at the Health Hub on Witako Street.

This will be an all-year service for two to five year olds that will offer options from 7.30am to 5.30pm. This is a change from the traditional Kindergarten session which will meet the needs of many families in the Hutt Valley.

This is located in the new Health Hub building that also houses Ropata Health and is adjacent to Hutt Hospital. It is an impressive building that has been built to the highest earthquake specifications.

Please check out our Facebook page for the latest updates on the new Kindergarten. We are currently taking 'Expressions of Interest' from families who are keen to receive enrollment information.

​The position

This is a unique opportunity to contribute and help develop our new kindergarten.

We are looking for an energetic and dedicated Assistant Head Teacher to implement the strategic direction of our new service.  This includes the opportunity to:

  • To work alongside the senior head teacher in creating and driving the vision of the new kindergarten.
  • Be responsible for overseeing the pedagogical programme and lead curriculum implementation.

A Position Description for the Assistant Head Teacher role can be found below.

Applying for this role

We will only consider candidates with proven leadership experience and all candidates must hold a:

  • Minimum of Dip. Tch (ECE)
  • Full certification
  • Current First Aid certificate

We offer competitive pay rates, 6 weeks’ annual leave and paid professional time.

Applications close 5pm on Sunday 5 July 2020- however applications may be reviewed before this date.