Highland Park Kindergarten Auckland

ECE teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

Listed 10:15 AM 21 February 2019
Closes 11.55pm 06 March 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rQy

At this kindergarten, children direct their own learning. Planning a day around children’s particular interests is a special feature of our programme. This involves the child, their peers, their teachers and family and whānau.

Children are viewed as capable and competent learners, and valued contributors and leaders of the programme.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen, 40 hours per week, for a qualified, ECE teacher with provisional or full certification and a minimum of 2–5 years’ experience.

We are looking for someone who has strong bicultural practice, and is competent in using ICT as a teaching tool. You will be a team player and ideally be a reflective practitioner with a good understanding of self-review.

The ideal candidate would demonstrate the following abilities and dispostions:

  • A working understanding of emergent curriculum and Te Whāriki
  • Respectful of Te Ao Māori
  • Write meaningful and authentic documentation that reflects the child and their learning
  • Supports philosophy of children having authentic ownership of their learning and being leaders of the programme
  • Have a sense of humour as well as being passionate and enthusiastic
  • A warm and welcoming nature and someone who engages and welcomes whānau
  • Have a commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Celebrates and responds to diversity
  • Love challenges, open to possibilities, genuine passion for teaching
  • A sense of responsibility and willingness to show initiative
  • Child-led responsive teaching
  • Calm, peaceful, engaging team member
  • High standard of written and oral communication
  • Have either an interest in music, or arts and crafts. 

We do encourage applicants to visit the kindergarten prior to applying for the position.

How to apply

To apply please click on the vacancy link provided.

Janice Sullivan, HR Administrator
(09) 300 1809

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9rQy

Listed 10:15 AM 21 February 2019
Closes 11.55pm 06 March 2019

Highland Park Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Highland Park Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5055
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Physical address:
563 Pakuranga Road, Howick, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 6933, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141