Pipitea Childcare Centre Wellington

Early childhood teacher

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 9:56 AM 25 February 2020
Closes 4.30pm 16 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5po

Are you ready to begin or take the next step in your career? Are you passionate about learning and ready to grow with the needs of our tamariki?  We are looking for a qualified ECE teacher, either with experience or newly qualified, to join our small experienced team.

We are a non-profit parent and teacher cooperative in Thorndon. Our environment is warm, caring, and creates a home-away-from-home. We have the pleasure of welcoming 29 tamariki per day from 6 months to 6 years and are looking for a new team member to join us.
Our ideal candidate must have a commitment to lifelong learning, have an approachable 'can-do' attitude, possess strong interpersonal communication and relationship building skills, and be reliable and enthusiastic.

Our ideal candidate requires the following criteria:

  • A Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) or Dip Tch Level 7 (ECE) or equivalent
  • Holds current teacher certification 
  • Able to demonstrate current knowledge of curriculum (Te Whāriki), pedagogy and assessment 
  • An understanding of RIE® philosophy
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for tamariki learning 
  • Contributes to the development of a reflective professional culture 
  • Has knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

In return we will provide you with:

  • Excellent child to teacher ratios
  • Generous non-contact time
  • Option to be part of the Early Childhood Education Collective Agreement
  • A long-standing team of fully certificated teachers
  • Paid staff meeting and generous professional development
  • 2 teacher-only days per year
  • Strong support and mentoring systems
  • Close proximity to the city
  • An experienced, fun and enthusiastic team
  • One of the last community-based centres in Wellington
  • Flexible start date available.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

How to apply

Please send your CV, letter of application and direct enquiries to:

Sam Owens, Centre Manager
manager@pipiteachildcare.org.nz
(04) 473 2336

Job Description
Qualified Teacher Job description 2019

Vacancy reference #:1HA5po

Listed 9:56 AM 25 February 2020
Closes 4.30pm 16 March 2020

Pipitea Childcare Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Pipitea Childcare Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 29

Service ID: 60250
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Physical address:
21 Hobson Crescent, Thorndon, Wellington

Postal Address:
21 Hobson Crescent, Thorndon, Wellington 6011