Visiting teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Home-based visiting teacher

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

Listed 9:24 AM 26 February 2019
Closes 11 March 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rXX

About the role:

This role is an exciting opportunity for you to develop and grow a network of home-based educators in the Auckland Central/South region and will require a ‘self-starter’ with proven leadership skills who understands the role of a mentor.

As a visiting teacher you will work with home-based educators providing professional leadership, training and induction of new educators to ensure high-quality learning and care for tamariki. 

Visiting teachers also promote Barnardos’ early learning services to families and whānau in their region and assist with promotional activities and strategic business development.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop educators to assess and plan for children’s learning, and to provide positive learning environments, consistent with the early childhood curriculum, Te Whāriki
  • Provide professional development opportunities for educators to support the ongoing development of their practice
  • Facilitate enrolments of new educators, including induction and training
  • Actively and positively promote Barnardos when working with educators, families, whānau and the community.

Skills and experience:

You will be an outstanding, experienced teacher who is energised and excited about engaging with home-based educators and children.

To undertake this role you will have:

  • A recognised early childhood teaching qualification
  • A current full practising certificate
  • Experience mentoring, coaching and leading adults
  • A sound understanding of early learning pedagogical practice
  • A good understanding of relevant legislation
  • A genuine desire to see children thrive
  • Self-motivation and initiative
  • Sound planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and online communication skills
  • A current first aid certificate and a clean unrestricted NZ driver’s licence
  • Benefits and perks
  • Grow your career with financial support to retain your full certification
  • Discounted childcare for staff members and a wellness programme which includes flu vaccinations and discounts with Southern Cross and Specsavers
  • Generous professional development time each week with dedicated pedagogical support. 

To view the position description visit our website.

How to apply

Please visit our website for more information and to apply:

Beckie Bews
(09) 625 3654

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9rXX

Listed 9:24 AM 26 February 2019
Closes 11 March 2019


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