Bear Park Herne Bay Early Childhood Education Centre Auckland

Qualified infants / toddlers teacher

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 10:17 AM 19 September 2019
Closes 25 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9ywJ

  • Do you like the sound of 3 hours' paid non-contact time, every week, during work hours, with your team?
  • How about regular, paid professional development with leading experts?
  • Great ratios and qualified teaching teams?

Our Herne Bay centre on Shelly Beach Road is central to almost everywhere! Set in a character bungalow with a modern extension, the result is lots of light, connected learning spaces, a dedicated art space, a huge veranda and a sunny garden.

With inspiration from Reggio Emilia, our teachers have a passion for inspiring wonder, creativity, imagination and investigation, fostering children's hundred languages and unravelling their theories alongside them.

We are looking for a qualified infants/toddlers teacher to join our amazing and supportive team.

Our centre:

  • ERO rating 4 – very well-placed
  • High-quality programme and resources
  • Established 33 years, family owned
  • Community focused, charitable and sustainable practices.

Our teaching teams:

  • Ratios 1:3 infants, 1:4 toddlers
  • 3 hours' paid collaborative planning time every week
  • Regular paid PD
  • Trips to Reggio Emilia for top performers (yes – in Italy!)
  • Experienced mentors
  • Leadership development programme.


Extra perks:

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


'Our working environment is respectful, it’s a place where you are supported, a place where you are challenged, a place where you are encouraged to do your best and acknowledged for your achievements.'

To learn about the progressive things we do at Bear Park, check out our website and follow our Facebook page @bearparkchildcare.

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:

Beth Elliott, Centre Director
hernebay@bearpark.co.nz
(09) 376 0232

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9ywJ

Listed 10:17 AM 19 September 2019
Closes 25 November 2019

Bear Park Herne Bay Early Childhood Education Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Bear Park Herne Bay Early Childhood Education Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 25328
ERO report
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Physical address:
42 Shelly Beach Road, Herne Bay, Auckland

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