Certified early childhood teacher / kaiako

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 10:13 AM 01 October 2019
Closes 5pm 29 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9ztJ

We are a not-for-profit organisation, a place where whānau, committee and kaiako work together, guided by Te Whāriki early childhood curriculum.

Kaiako work closely together in an open and collaborative way where we aim to provide a loving and caring educational environment where children's individual learning is fostered, challenged and supported. 

We are a mixed-aged centre catering for the learning and developmental needs of children aged from 14 months to 5 years of age. Our philosophy reflects the Māori concept of a tuakana-teina relationship.

We promote care of the natural environment in our curriculum.

We are looking for a dedicated and committed kaiako / teacher to join our team. Someone who is all about supporting and further enhancing the skills, development, interests, needs, and learning of our wonderful tamariki/children.

We offer you:

  • Strong mentor support
  • An inspiring and committed team to work with
  • Professional development
  • A place to share your ideas and influence the practices linked to all policies, procedures and regulations
  • Sufficient non-contact hours
  • A warm, caring, and committed team.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have an ECE teacher qualification – fully or provisionally certified 
  • Be passionate, caring and committed to education
  • Be able to provide a play-based curriculum balanced between child-led learning and intentional teaching
  • Build respectful, kind and empathetic relationships with children, whānau and colleagues
  • Strengthen learning outcomes for children through inquiry and reflective practice
  • Be able to work in an environment where independent duties will be carried out
  • An individual who can work work respectfully and collaboratively with others, valuing the contributions, ideas, and skills of their team.

The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to be a part of a community-based early learning environment where we participate in weekly excursions within our community to further support the holistic learning of our tamariki.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Linda Tinson, Senior Teacher/Manager
96a Washington Ave, Brooklyn, Wellington
(04) 389 5683

Vacancy reference #:1H9ztJ

Listed 10:13 AM 01 October 2019
Closes 5pm 29 November 2019


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