Sandhurst 2IC

Are you looking for the next step in your teaching and leadership career? Opportunities like this don’t pop up very often but New Shoots Sandhurst is now looking to appoint a second in charge (2IC). The right person will be a qualified and  fully registered teacher who has had experience within a leadership role and working alongside the Centre Director and team to ensure the smooth running of the centre.

The role consists of working 3 days within the classrooms and two days out of the classroom each week supporting with planning and documentation, Internal evaluations, coaching and mentoring, appraisal and induction and general centre culture and well-being. We are looking for someone that has:

  • Leadership experience
  • Solid understanding of policies, procedures, practices and curriculum delivery
  • A genuine desire to support and influence a kind and positive team culture
  • Experience in planning and implementing learning programs
  • A common-sense approach to the day to day effective running of an ECE centre
  • The ability to step into a Centre Director role when needed

New Shoots Sandhurst is committed and proud of the links we have within our community, this is reflected in our program every day. We have weekly dance lessons, run a Takaro Taika program which is a sport based activity and our oldest children attend Akotanga Tuanuku every Thursday which is a bush kindy program. Our team has a real focus on best practice, quality relationships, and team support and encouragement. 

  • Smaller ratios to help with building solid and meaningful relationships with tamariki and whanau
  • 100% support financially through lockdowns
  • Pay parity
  • A newly launched staff benefits package full of fantastic surprises
  • Supplied uniforms
  • Endless learning opportunities and PD support
  • A stunning environment and team that will feel like your home away from home.

Send your CV and cover letter to Pip Phillips at

Enrolment Conditions

New Shoots operates as a full day service and do not offer short days or sessions;
Our fees include high quality teacher ratios above Ministry of Education Standards;
Minimum enrolment is two days per week; A $50 enrolment fee will be due upon enrolment to confirm your place;
Two weeks notice is required when terminating enrolment; 10% discount is applicable to your eldest child’s fees if you have two or more children attending New Shoots full time;
Nappies and food are provided; and Formula is not provided – this must be brought in from home if required. 

To be read in conjunction with the Fee Policy.
Fees effective from 1st April 2022.