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Grasshoppers Early Learning Centre Ltd Waikato

Infants and toddlers kaiako

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 8:39 am 18 June 2019
Closes 5pm 05 July 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9vBW

We are a team of open-minded, passionate and welcoming kaiako who pride ourselves on providing a safe, warm, loving home-away-from-home for all who come here.

We are a privately owned and operated centre in the heart of Ohaupo, Southern Hamilton, licensed for 65 children.

Set in a rural community, we offer our children 'real life' experiences and space to explore in our 'big backyard'.

Children here are encouraged to grow food from seed. We have fruit trees, large vegetable gardens, beehives and chickens!

We are seeking a qualified, registered teacher who is friendly, respectful, and a real team player, to join our U2 room. Our U2 room is a tight-knit group and you will be supporting a small team of 3 teachers and around 10 children between the ages of 0–2 years.

Skills and attributes required:

  • Be passionate about working with infants and toddlers 0–2
  • Teach from the heart, with kindness and compassion
  • Show patience and understanding
  • Have a joyful, calm and peaceful personality
  • Have a strong value for Te Ao Māori world view
  • Be easy going and maintain a flexible approach
  • Work collaboratively and get along with all people
  • Have a positive outlook on life
  • Value the importance of strong, meaningful and attuned relationships
  • Be friendly and approachable
  • Use initiative
  • Be a willing and fast learner
  • Value continual personal and professional growth
  • Value confidentiality and professional relationships with parents and whānau
  • Be committed to contributing to internal evaluation.  

In return we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to be part of a team that will become your family
  • Competitive salary
  • Support and mentoring
  • Professional development and team building
  • Uniform
  • Free childcare for your child.

If this role appeals to you, please apply now!

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Pauline Breeze, Manager
director@grasshopperselc.co.nz
(07) 823 6666

Vacancy reference #:1H9vBW

Listed 8:39 am 18 June 2019
Closes 5pm 05 July 2019

ECE centre details

Grasshoppers Early Learning Centre Ltd

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 65

Service ID: 45343
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Physical address:
4 Great Burke Street, Ohaupo

Postal Address:
22 Longbow Terrace, Flagstaff, Hamilton 3210