Puketapu Kindergarten Taranaki

Teacher – Kindergarten Taranaki

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 8:57 AM 15 November 2019
Closes 3pm 25 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA2Xy

0.775 FTE = 31 hours per week.

Start date: 17 January 2020.

Are you passionate about developing meaningful relationships with tamariki and whānau, by respecting their aspirations for their tamaiti, and dedicated to making a difference in our local community? The ability to establish and foster genuine and meaningful relationships with local hapū and iwi and confidence in the use of te reo and tikanga Māori is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team to develop and grow the service with new ideas, share your passion, expertise and strengths to enrich learning. Creating an environment where learners can be confident in their language, culture and identity is highly valued in this place.

About this role:

  • We are an Enviroschools kindergarten that is passionate about developing our indoor/outdoor environment with uncluttered learning spaces, natural materials and loose parts; tamariki are involved in growing and harvesting from the māra, there is a strong commitment to involving the whole community in sustainable practices
  • We have strong whānau support and established relationships with schools, support services and the local community. 

What we offer:

  • As part of Kindergarten Taranaki, you have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the KTCA and to be part of an organisation which offers fantastic professional development and ongoing support for your career
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 kindergartens
  • All kindergartens are part of the Enviroschools network
  • We encourage all kindergartens to be involved in Incredible Years, Healthy Heart and deepening our cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori.

All applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and current registration.

How to apply

For further information download an application pack from our website or phone. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Appointments Secretary
(027) 639 9830

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA2Xy

Listed 8:57 AM 15 November 2019
Closes 3pm 25 November 2019

Puketapu Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Puketapu Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 34

Service ID: 5225
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Physical address:
Dillon Drive, Bell Block, New Plymouth

Postal Address:
P O Box 655, New Plymouth 4340