Skiwiland Coronet Peak Otago

Kaiako EC educator

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 10:08 AM 14 November 2019
Closes 31 January 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA2VJ

You will build trusting relationships with tamariki (the children) that empower them to take on the challenge of our environment. Parents' expectations and prior knowledge will guide you as you support each child to get to know the centre, our mountain and those around them. Allowing each child to develop an identity as a ‘lifelong lover of snowsports’. 

Reporting to the team leader (TL), you will be responsible for educating and caring for children in accordance with the Te Whāriki framework and the criteria set by the Ministry of Education. The facilities include indoor/outdoor educational activity areas.

About the role:

  • Plan, organise and conduct the learning programme in both indoor and outdoor environments
  • Educating children by exploring our environment, reading and playing games
  • Providing a variety of experiences and activities and discussing the children's day with parents
  • Assisting the team leader to create rosters based on business levels
  • Implementation and understanding of ECE curriculum Te Whāriki
  • Commitment to bicultural learning environment
  • Review of operational policies monthly.

About You

  • Dedicated, flexible and willing to take ownership of our youngest and most important guests' experience
  • Proactive and comfortable stepping in and helping other departments when required
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic, fun and vibrant team environment
  • Understand that employment is subject to the vagaries of the weather and business levels
  • Understand and support the application of Te Whāriki curriculum.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Applicants must be New Zealand registered EC educators (provisional teacher registration is minimum)
  • Applicants must have a current first aid certificate
  • Understanding NZSIA technique and methodology is an advantage
  • Foreign languages such as French are an advantage
  • Skiing experience is an advantage.

Information for overseas trained teachers considering coming to New Zealand to work is available on the TeachNZ website.

Three peak season pass, discounts on mountain, free ski/snowboard lessons and free transport provided.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries via our vacancy link.

Michel Marchand
(03) 450 1970

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA2VJ

Listed 10:08 AM 14 November 2019
Closes 31 January 2020

Skiwiland Coronet Peak NZ

ECE centre details

Skiwiland Coronet Peak

Type: Casual-Education and Care
Maximum licenced places: 33

Service ID: 90037
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Physical address:
Coronet Peak Ski Area P O Box 359, Fernhill-Queenstown, Queenstown

Postal Address:
P O Box 14, Methven 7745