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Aro Arataki Children's Centre Auckland

Student teacher or person with commitment to study ECE

Early learning / kōhanga reo, In-training teacher

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:49 AM 20 July 2017
Closes 03 August 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9ddi

The centre is an incorporated society, managed by a committee of parents and health services employees, to provide early childhood education and out-of-school programmes for children of an Auckland-wide community.

The centre is situated at Greenlane Clinical Centre beside Cornwall Park, our BIG backyard for endless opportunities to connect with a rich natural environment.

This employment opportunity is for a person committed to a career in ECE. This community organisation serves the healthcare community to provide an optimal learning environment for all.

The person will work with and alongside registered teachers implementing inclusive, quality early childhood and out-of-school programmes through a ‘one centre’ approach.


The successful applicant will ideally have completed a prerequisite course in tertiary study towards a recognised qualification in teaching. This person will creatively engage with the early childhood curriculum Te Whāriki 2017 and promote te reo Māori and tikanga values.

Key responsibilities:

With the support of team practitioners, the student teacher will:

  • Explore playful learning experiences and play provocations
  • Work with children using te reo Māori and resources
  • Assist with daily rituals for children’s health and wellbeing
  • Be responsible for the health and safety of self and others through appropriate training and practice.

 Skills needed:

  • Effective verbal and written communication at prerequisite level for academic study
  • Empathy with children and families
  • Able to work within a professional teaching team
  • Use initiative for the collective benefit
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Knowledge and practice of physical health and fitness
  • Independent thinker
  • Creative expression through various media, eg music, art, drama
  • Positive guidance for the protection and advocacy of children.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Helen Orr, Centre Director
Bldg 29, Greenlane Clinical Centre, 212 Greenlane West, Auckland 1151
(09) 630 9943 extn 28731

Download our application form
Staff vacancy application form

Vacancy reference #:1H9ddi

Listed 9:49 AM 20 July 2017
Closes 03 August 2017

Aro Arataki Children's Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Aro Arataki Children's Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 20062
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Physical address:
212 Greenlane West, Epsom, Auckland

Postal Address:
Aro Arataki Childcare Centre Private Bag 92189, Auckland 1142