Barnardos Hornby Pasifika Early Learning Centre Canterbury

Early learning teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

Listed 11:10 AM 25 October 2019
Closes 18 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA19Z

A fantastic opportunity for a fully certificated teacher to join our team. You will be working in partnership with whānau and our team to encourage the curiosity, learning and development of our tamariki.
Our preferred candidates will have strengths in Pasifika and cultural diversity, or be willing to learn and embrace these special aspects of the centre.


  • Contribute to quality learning outcomes for tamariki their whānau and the community
  • Deliver a curriculum aligned to the revised 2017 Te Whāriki
  • Plan, implement and evaluate a learning programme that is responsive to the strengths and interests of tamariki
  • Promote learning opportunities which are inclusive and culturally responsive
  • Document children’s learning and take responsibility for profile books and e-portfolios
  • Contribute to a focus on continuous improvement through internal evaluation.

Skills and experience:

  • Early childhood teaching qualification 
  • Current NZ Teaching Council practising certificate with full registration
  • Previous experience working as a teacher in a team setting
  • The ability to use initiative and a commitment to quality practices and the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Knowledge and understanding of current early childhood education theory and practice
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Enthusiasm and a strong desire to make a difference to children in their early years, while building strong partnerships with whānau/families.


  • Generous weekly professional (non-contact) time, with dedicated pedagogical support
  • Discounted childcare for staff members
  • Wellness programme, including flu vaccinations and discounts with health providers
  • Generous sick/domestic leave allowance
  • We are well-respected in the community for the great work we do with our tamariki/children.

Barnardos believes that through our collective commitment, talents and efforts we are working hard to create an Aotearoa New Zealand where every child has the opportunity to, in their own unique way, shine bright.

With your help we can do even more.

Please apply only if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Rebecca Chatwin
(027) 299 1408

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA19Z

Listed 11:10 AM 25 October 2019
Closes 18 November 2019

Barnardos Hornby Pasifika Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Barnardos Hornby Pasifika Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 47

Service ID: 47214
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Physical address:
190 A Waterloo Road, Hornby, Christchurch

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