Want to work at Coastlands Preschool?

Team Leader

We have a rare opportunity for a fantastic Team Leader of our 4 year old room in our unique centre.  Your role will involve using your positive energy and enthusiasm to build relationships with our children, your colleagues, and parents, while developing, encouraging and leading your team.

Our ideal candidate will have had some leadership experience, as well as confidence with leading internal evaluations and programme planning and the ability to document these in a quality way. You will be self motivated, innovative, reflective and prepared to think beyond the boundaries.  The successful candidate must be capable of bringing about change where it is needed and taking colleagues, and parents, with them. Most importantly, you will have a love of children and demonstrate the ability to develop learning through child led play.

The successful applicant must:

  • Be a registered ECE Teacher

  • Understand the importance of leadership, teamwork, and an appreciation of team members

  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for children and parents/whanau

  • Have good communication skills: written and spoken

  • Have excellent time management skills

  • Have sound computer and keyboard skills

  • Be committed to upskilling one’s self


What we offer:

  • A competitive salary

  • Five weeks annual holiday per year

  • Free childcare

  • Low teacher to child ratios and excellent working conditions

  • Very spacious, well resourced learning environments

  • Ample professional development opportunities

  • A great, stable team


This position will commence ASAP

If you think  you may be the right person for download the application form and send your application to admin@coastlandspreschool.co.nz. Alternatively, please email admin@coastlandspreschool.co.nz and request a form.  


If you would like more information about this position, please contact Brenda, our Centre Manager, on brenda@coastlandspreschool.co.nz or 07 3089 302.


Applications for this position should be a New Zealand national or have New Zealand residence.


Relief Teachers

Be part of our awesome team as a relief teacher! Casual work opportunities available. Qualified and unqualified applicants welcome. Please contact Brenda Stewart, Manager, on 07 3089 302 or send your CV to admin@coastlandspreschool.co.nz. Alternatively, call in and see us at the centre.


Looking for care for your child?

Child Vacancies

If you wish for your child to join us at our centre you can either pre-enrol your child using the 'Enrol' button or download an enrolment form and bring it in. 

Alternatively, you can email Sian at admin@coastlandspreschool.co.nz and ask for an enrolment form or come in to the centre, have a look around, and pick up an enrolment pack while you are here. 

Spaces are filling up fast. Our Kiwi Room is currently full most days but we have vacancies in the Pukeko Room. 

If we currently do not have a space for your child on a day you require, we are happy to put them on our waiting list.