Thames Early Childhood Education Centre Waikato

Registered early childhood teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:24 AM 15 February 2019
Closes 9am 25 February 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rCV

We provide a high-quality learning environment with interactive, meaningful and memorable learning experiences for our tamariki. We are seeking a highly motivated kaiako to be a part of our great team.
This is a great opportunity to join a fun, friendly and energetic team environment.


  • Build good, open relationships with whānau, our tamariki, the community and staff
  • Observe and record children’s growth, development and behaviour using electronic portfolios
  • Create positive learning environments including resources based on child-directed learning
  • Develop and implement strategies to positively guide children’s behaviour
  • Ensure the learning environment is clean, hygienic and safe
  • Develop and implement a curriculum founded on the centre’s philosophy
  • Actively participate and contribute to centre self-reviews
  • Actively promote and strengthen our bicultural approach.

You will need:

  • An approved early childhood qualification, preferably a Bachelor of Teaching/Education (ECE)
  • Sound written and communication skills
  • Fantastic organisational and teamwork skills
  • A good level of computer literacy
  • Current first aid certificate
  • A full driver's licence with the ability to drive a manual vehicle
  • An indepth understanding of Te Whāriki
  • A passion and motivation for the implementation of a bicultural curriculum.

If you are a qualified and passionate teacher dedicated to early childhood learning and care, please apply.

How to apply

Send your CV to:

Aroha Donald or Pania Heemi, Centre Pouako
100 Haven St, Thames 3500
(07) 868 7028

Vacancy reference #:1H9rCV

Listed 10:24 AM 15 February 2019
Closes 9am 25 February 2019

Thames Early Childhood Education Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Thames Early Childhood Education Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 49

Service ID: 34039
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Physical address:
100 Haven Street, Thames

Postal Address:
100 Haven Street, Thames, Waikato 3500