Bear Park Kohimarama Auckland

Qualified toddlers and preschool teachers

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 9:56 am 17 July 2019
Closes 16 September 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9w0s

Our beautiful Kohimarama centre is looking for qualified toddler and preschool teachers who share a commitment to providing a learning environment that inspires wonder, creativity, imagination and investigation. 

With inspiration from Reggio Emilia, our teachers have a passion for unravelling children’s theories alongside them, and fostering their hundred languages. 

Our centre:

  • ERO rating 4 – Very Well Placed 
  • High demand – long waitlist
  • High quality programme and resources
  • Reggio and RIE/Pikler philosophies
  • Established 33 years, family owned
  • Environmentally friendly, charitable and community-focused.

With a supportive team culture, regular professional development and a richly resourced environment, our teachers are equipped with the foundation to support young minds full of curiosity and creative expression. 

Our teaching team:

  • Ratios 1:3 infants, 1:4 toddlers, 1:7 preschool
  • 3 hours weekly non-contact time (with your team)
  • Regular paid PD
  • Work alongside qualified teaching teams
  • Trips to Reggio Emilia for top performers (yes – in Italy!)
  • Experienced mentors
  • Leadership development programme.

You give children your respect, support and sense of belonging. So we give you ours, too.

Extra perks:

  • A day off for your birthday!
  • Extra sick leave
  • Registration fees paid
  • Staff rewards and discounts
  • Staff wellness programme
  • Financial wellbeing programme.

To find out more about the progressive things we do at Bear Park, please visit our website and follow our Facebook page

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Lisa Helmling, Centre Director
(09) 528 0427

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9w0s

Listed 9:56 am 17 July 2019
Closes 16 September 2019

ECE centre details

Bear Park Kohimarama

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 62

Service ID: 25421
ERO report
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Physical address:
318 St Heliers Bay Road, Kohimarama, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 99696, Newmarket, Auckland 1149