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Whaihanga Early Learning Centre Waikato

Kaiako – Central Kids Early Education

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:17 am 29 November 2019
Closes 9am 20 December 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA3KT

Due to one of our long-standing teachers retiring, we have an exciting opportunity for a passionate teacher to join our team. 

About us:

Our centre is operated by CKEE, who manage 55 other kindergartens and early learning centres throughout the central North Island. 

We provide access to high-quality professional development opportunities and ongoing professional support to maintain quality teaching practice. 

This centre is situated in the grounds of Knighton Normal School. Due to the proximity of Waikato University, our centre provides quality care and education for children within a short distance of this facility and also for the wider community.

This is a small, intimate centre catering for children from 6 months–6 years.

Our team is committed to providing positive outcomes for all tamariki through our rich, natural, warm environment, primary care model and child-led philosophy. 

We also value sustainability and work really hard to create an environment that enables a sustainable curriculum and sustainable practices.

The successful applicant will be:

  • A motivated, enthusiastic teacher, who is able to put current theory into practice
  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
  • Able to have robust conversations and work with a team who have a strong emphasis on whakawhanaungatanga as they support each child's social and emotional growth 
  • Committed to creating/maintaining strong, positive relationships within the wider community and outside agencies 
  • Able to demonstrate a growth mindset, be open and willing to change that enables us to continue providing high-quality early education to all tamariki who attend our services 
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to Enviroschools and sustainability practices. 

This position is 40 hours per week, rotating shifts between the hours of 7.30am–5.30pm. 

Applicants will be ECE qualified, hold current certification and a current first aid certificate.

How to apply

For an application pack, please contact:

Tara Cridge, HR Practitioner
Box 341, Putaruru 3443
t.cridge@centralkids.org.nz
(07) 883 8110

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA3KT

Listed 9:17 am 29 November 2019
Closes 9am 20 December 2019

ECE centre details

Whaihanga Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 30245
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Physical address:
45 Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru, Waikato 3443