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Central Kids Kindergartens - Strathmore Bay of Plenty

Kindergarten kaiako

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

Listed 9:50 am 15 January 2020
Closes 9am 17 February 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA4Yf

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate teacher to join our team until the end of December. 

About us:

We are part of Central Kids Early Education who operate 55 other kindergartens and centres across the central North Island.  

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

We are party to the Kindergarten Teachers' Collective Agreement which provides 6 weeks' annual leave, 9 days' sick leave and ample non-contact/professional time. 

Located in Whakatane, our kindergarten provides a spacious and well-resourced early learning environment. 

Our teachers support children to build relationships with each other, promote ako, tuakana-teina and guide children through the complexity of learning social skills while in a safe environment.

We are looking for a teacher with the following attributes:

  • 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
  • ECE qualified and 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 reference #:1HA4Yf

Listed 9:50 am 15 January 2020
Closes 9am 17 February 2020

ECE centre details

Central Kids Kindergartens - Strathmore

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5200
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Physical address:
45B Garaway Street, Whakatane

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru 3443