Grasshoppers Early Learning Centre Ltd Waikato

Infants and toddlers kaiako

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 9:37 AM 18 February 2020
Closes 3pm 28 February 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5YT

We are a team of open-minded, passionate and welcoming kaiako who pride ourselves on providing a safe, warm and loving home-away-from-home for all who come here.

We are a privately owned and operated centre in the heart of Ohaupo, Southern Hamilton, licensed for 65 children. 

We are seeking a qualified and registered teacher who has a genuine love of children, is friendly and fun, respectful and a real team player, to join our infants room.

Our infant room is a tight-knit group and you will be working with a great team of 4–5 teachers and up to 12 children between the ages of 0–2 years.

We offer fantastic ratios of 1:4, but strive for most of the day for 1:3.

Offering top-quality and respectful care is a top priority for us, as it will be for you. 

Skills and attributes required:

  • A genuine, compassionate, kind-hearted personality
  • A sound understanding of respectful care practices
  • Able to work in a team with passionate teachers
  • The ability to see things from multiple perspectives
  • A strong value for Te Ao Māori worldview
  • Recognise, validate and empower the strengths in others
  • Be open to continuous personal and professional growth and development
  • Have excellent communication and active listening skills
  • Experience in programme planning
  • ECE and/or primary teaching certification in NZ (as well as a NZ work permit if required)
  • Enjoy a child-led curriculum that is based on fun and real life experiences.

In return we will offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Support and mentoring
  • Professional development and team building opportunities
  • Uniform 
  • Free childcare for your child
  • Teacher registration renewal and first aid paid for by us.

If this role appeals to you, please apply now!

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Pauline Breeze, Manager
4 Great Burke Street, Ohaupo 3803
pauline@grasshopperselc.co.nz
(07) 823 6666

Vacancy reference #:1HA5YT

Listed 9:37 AM 18 February 2020
Closes 3pm 28 February 2020

Grasshoppers Early Learning Centre Ltd NZ

ECE centre details

Grasshoppers Early Learning Centre Ltd

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 65

Service ID: 45343
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Physical address:
4 Great Burke Street, Ohaupo

Postal Address:
22 Longbow Terrace, Flagstaff, Hamilton 3210