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
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
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