Early childhood teacher
We are a small, privately owned centre with an ECE qualified owner, who is the centre manager. We have a small team of highly skilled and passionate teachers and are looking for someone to join us as our role is at capacity. Our preschool is located on the corner of Marshlands and Prestons Roads and has large indoor and outdoor (covered) environments. We are licensed for a small number of children, with a maximum of 32 children aged 2–5 years old.
You will need to be passionate, empathetic, caring and possess a readiness to learn. Ideally you have a good understanding of children’s individual learning needs, assessment practices and the ability to connect well with parents/whānau and other teachers. A great sense of humour and the ability not to sweat the small stuff, belief in your ability to positively influence the lives of children and families are a must!
Our philosophy is based around active movement, respect, fun, love of learning and relationships. We provide caring, responsive relationships and engaging activities that cater to the individual needs of children and their whānau.
This position is for 20–30 hours per week (some flexibility for the right person) between 7.30am–5.30pm, Monday to Friday (3 out of 5 days we close at 4.30pm) ideally the successful applicant would work from 11am to close each day with generous administration and non-contact time.
Employee benefits include a fun place to work, competitive wage, child discounts, uniform, access to online learning assessments, appraisal connector and a strong team who are confident in appraisal, teacher registration, internal evaluation and assessment practices that are happy to guide you and share their expertise. We have regular team meetings, coaching/mentoring and one-on-ones, as well as professional development opportunities working with InterLEAD to suit your learning priorities and those of your team and centre priorities.
ECE centre details
435 Marshland Road, Marshland, Christchurch
3A Plains View, Mount Pleasant, Christchurch 8081