Nestled Preschool Team Leader

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Are you a motivated, self-driven leader?

Do you thrive on building trusting respectful relationships?

Do you want to be part of a supportive, empowering management team?

Do you want more out of your role?

Leadership opportunity awaits!

Our Nestled whanau has an exciting vacancy for an enthusiastic and positive leader to join our growing team.

Our bespoke centre is fully heart led with love and nurturing at the forefront of all we do. We are strong in the principles of RIE, primary caregiving and respectful relationships. With open-ended and natural resources available to our children we are a child-led, purposeful and intentional centre where we encourage freedom and individuality at all times.

The successful applicant will demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

Be an inspiring leader, who will provide exceptional role modelling, and maintain our welcoming and caring environment
Be heart led and understand the principles of primary caregiving and respectful relationships
Be willing to guide a team with flexibility, experience and understanding
Be competent in curriculum with project approach, internal evaluations and have legislative understanding.

At a time when there is plenty of choice here's what you will love that we can offer:

A beautiful, modern, purpose-built working environment
Commitment to staff wellbeing and competitive remuneration
Paid staff meetings, access to personalised PLD and webinars
Paid teacher registration and first aid fees
Lunch provided daily by our on site chef
Flexible non-contact at the centre or off-site
Fun, hard-working, supportive team who enjoy team events and social outings
Be valued as an individual and supported by a wider experienced management team.
To secure your opportunity to be a part of this fun, passionate and professional team, don’t delay, apply today and complete our very, nearly completed team!

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

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Nestled Early Learning Centre

139 Styx Mill Road
8051 Christchurch Directions 03 359 0091 View page

We Offer Our Team Great Perks!

As an early childhood collaborative, Nestled Early Learning Centre provides a supportive atmosphere where tamariki, kaiako and whanau come together to discover and grow. We’re proud to work with top early childhood educators – and offer the following perks and benefits to our valued team members:

  • Competitive Remuneration

    We recognise our kaiako as key stakeholders in forming and nurturing strong relationships with our tamariki, whanau and community, and offer competitive remuneration in acknowledgement of this. As well as competitive remuneration, our employee benefits package includes reduced childcare fees for staff.

  • A Beautiful Environment

    Nestled offers a beautiful, modern and purpose-built working environment, with innovative learning spaces and enriching outdoor areas. We’re proud to have a centre where kaiako love to work, and where tamariki love to learn!

  • A Supportive Team

    When you join Nestled, you’ll be part of a fun, hard-working, passionate and supportive team who enjoy team events and social outings. You’ll be valued as an individual and supported by a wider experienced management team.

  • Professional Learning & Development

    Nestled is a team of lifelong learners, whom we support with ongoing in-house training, support and online webinars, provided by the experts at 4E’s Consulting. When you join our team, you’ll have the opportunity to grow professionally through ongoing professional development and mentoring.

  • Wellbeing & Balance

    Nestled is committed to staff wellbeing and balance. We maintain excellent ratios, and because we value our kaiako and their time, full staff meetings are paid! We also offer regular non-contact time weekly for paperwork and administration to be completed during normal working hours.

  • Additional Employee Benefits

    We are pleased to offer a range of additional benefits to our valued team members, including Paid Registration, First Aid Certification, uniforms and annual flu vaccinations to further support their career and workplace wellbeing.

Our Philosophy

Nestled Early Learning Centre celebrates our tamariki as uniquely competent, inquisitive, engaged explorers capable of leading their own learning journeys, as well as inspiring others. Along with the use of Te Whāriki, we incorporate aspects of the RIE Philosophy and the Reggio Emilia approach into our programme. Warmth, love and nurturing are woven through our philosophy ensuring that tamariki have the opportunity to nestle with people and nature.

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