Hanan Free Kindergarten Canterbury

Teacher – South Canterbury Kindergartens

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten 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 30 October 2019
Closes 4pm 21 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA1PX

We were the first kindergarten to operate in the region and we continue to enjoy the full support of the local community. We operate 8.30am–2.30pm every week day with up to 40 children aged 2–5 years attending daily. From 2020 our kindergarten will be open for 48 weeks of the year. The kindergarten team is passionate about creating a warm, respectful, nurturing environment for tamariki.

We welcome enquiries and can arrange visits to the kindergarten.

Applicant must:

  • Be a fully qualified and registered teacher
  • Have a current first aid certificate.

Our association has been providing early childhood education in South Canterbury for over 75 years and is the largest ECE provider in the region. Our 12 kindergartens are spread throughout the district from Timaru to Twizel. With an experienced senior teacher team, SCK is part of a combined initiative that will be providing professional support to the Waimate, Geraldine, Oamaru and Ashburton Kindergarten Associations from 2020.

Our association prides itself on a harmonious, unified, professional culture where all employees are valued. There is a developing focus on sustainable practices, wellbeing and creating effective systems. All 12 kindergartens are members of Enviroschools.

SCK is an active member of 2 local Kāhui Ako and we see this involvement as an important step in working alongside the wider education sector with a particular focus on transition.

Our association offers strong support to all staff and has a comprehensive professional development programme that we believe is indicative of our progressive approach.

We are very focused on employing passionate, energetic and committed professionals to join our team.

SCK adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teachers, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019–2022.

How to apply

Please contact the SCK office to request an application form or download from our website.

Dave Hawkey, General Manager
Box 61, Timaru 7940
(03) 688 3098

Download our application form
Hanan Kindergarten Teacher Application Form

Download our position description
Teacher Job Description v32

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA1PX

Listed 9:56 AM 30 October 2019
Closes 4pm 21 November 2019

Hanan Free Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Hanan Free Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 42

Service ID: 5473
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Physical address:
22 B College Road, Timaru

Postal Address:
P O Box 61, Timaru 7940