Barnardos Early Learning Home Based Wellington Rua Wellington

Visiting teacher – early learning

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Home-based visiting teacher

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 10:08 AM 09 October 2019
Closes 11 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0E3

We have a fantastic permanent, full-time opportunity for an experienced, qualified and certificated ECE teacher with strong organisational and leadership skills to grow and develop a network of home-based educators in the Lower Hutt region.

As a visiting teacher you will work with home-based educators providing professional induction, training, support and leadership to ensure high-quality care and learning outcomes for tamariki.

You will also be involved with promoting our services to families and whānau in your region and assisting with promotional activities and strategic business development.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing professional leadership and development opportunities to a network of home-based educators to support the ongoing development of their practice
  • Inducting, coaching, mentoring, training and developing educators to ensure high-quality early learning is delivered to tamariki
  • Facilitating the enrolment of new educators
  • Assisting educators to assess and plan for children’s learning and provide positive learning environments, consistent with Te Whāriki – the early childhood curriculum
  • Actively and positively promoting us with educators, families, whānau and the community
  • Assisting with promotional activities and business development to grow the network.

Skills and experience:

You will be an outstanding, experienced teacher who is energised and excited about engaging with home-based educators and children.

To undertake this role you will have:

  • A recognised early childhood teaching qualification and a full Teaching Council practising certificate
  • Experience mentoring, coaching and leading adults
  • A sound understanding of early learning pedagogical practice
  • A good understanding of relevant legislation
  • Commitment and drive to make a difference and see tamariki thrive
  • Self-motivation and initiative
  • Sound planning, organising and communication skills
  • A current first aid certificate
  • Unrestricted NZ driver’s licence.


  • Financial support to retain your full certification
  • Discounted childcare for staff members
  • Wellness programme which includes discounts from health providers
  • Supportive working environment, including generous professional development time and dedicated pedagogical support
  • Barnardos has a good working relationship with NZEI.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Annette Crockett
(027) 272 6907

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA0E3

Listed 10:08 AM 09 October 2019
Closes 11 November 2019

Barnardos Early Learning Home Based Wellington Rua NZ

ECE centre details

Barnardos Early Learning Home Based Wellington Rua

Type: Homebased Network
Maximum licenced places: 60

Service ID: 60165
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Physical address:
100 Tory Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 6434, Marion Square, Wellington 6141