Maraekakaho Early Childhood Centre Hawke's Bay

Early childhood 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 11:42 AM 04 November 2019
Closes 5pm 29 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA1mv

A sought after vacancy has come up for a teaching position at our community run early learning centre in Maraekakho, Hastings.

Our unique centre, run by passionate trustees and staff, is committed to providing high-quality care for 2–6-year-olds set in an idyllic rural setting. Our programme and special character reflects the local community and the interests of our children, nurturing them with a play-based learning approach.

We operate 4 days a week (Tuesday–Friday from 8am–4pm term times and work closely with Maraekakaho School to offer a strong transition-to-school programme (we are located directly next to the school).

We are looking for a dedicated superstar to embrace our passion, uniqueness and special character that comes with a not-for-profit centre where parents are actively involved in all aspects. Our supportive and devoted teachers do an amazing job and we are seeking someone who can continue to support while injecting their own special magic and passion into our centre.

You’ll be interested in applying for this role if you have:

  • A passion for rural communities and special character centres
  • A love and understanding of the importance of play-based learning and leading to the growth and development of key dispositional skills
  • Confidence and clear communication skills
  • Keen interest in documentation, planning and self-review
  • Commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi informing a bicultural programme
  • An understanding of attachment theory and the importance of growing and maintaining strong relationships with children, whānau and the wider community.

We welcome all levels of experienced teachers to apply as we are keen to find that special someone.

We will be conducting interviews between 2–9 December and employment commences term 1, 2020.

You can find out more about our unique centre by visiting our website.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Helen Davison
(06) 874 9010

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA1mv

Listed 11:42 AM 04 November 2019
Closes 5pm 29 November 2019

Maraekakaho Early Childhood Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Maraekakaho Early Childhood Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 22

Service ID: 30193
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Physical address:
64 Kereru Road, Maraekakaho

Postal Address:
64 Kereru Road RD 1, Hastings, Hawkes Bay 4171