Barnardos Early Learning Centre Porirua Wellington


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 10:15 AM 03 March 2020
Closes 12 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA639

We are looking for a fully certificated, qualified teacher to join our team at Barnardos Early Learning Porirua. You'll work with parents and whānau and our team to encourage children’s curiosity, learning and development.

You will assess, plan and implement a curriculum for children that reflects current approaches to effective teaching and learning. 

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver a curriculum aligned to Te Whāriki
  • Plan, implement and evaluate a learning programme that is responsive to the strengths and interests of children
  • Promote learning opportunities which are inclusive and culturally responsive
  • Document children’s learning and take responsibility for children’s profile books and e-portfolio. 

Skills and experience

  • Early childhood teaching qualification 
  • Current Teaching Council practising certificate
  • Experience working as a teacher in an early childhood education team setting
  • The ability to use initiative and a commitment to quality practice standards and the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Knowledge and understanding of current early childhood education theory and practice
  • Excellent communication skills, planning and organisation skills
  • Enthusiasm and a strong desire to make a difference to children in their early years, while building strong links with their whānau and families.


  • Generous professional development time each week, with dedicated pedagogical support
  • Grow your career with financial support to maintain your full certification
  • Discounted childcare for staff members
  • Wellness programme, which includes flu vaccinations and discounts with health providers
  • Generous sick / domestic leave allowance
  • We have a positive working relationship with the NZEI union
  • We are well-respected in the community for the great work we do with children.

How to apply

Please visit our website for further information on how to apply

Elisha Stairmand
(04) 801 1724

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA639

Listed 10:15 AM 03 March 2020
Closes 12 March 2020

Barnardos Early Learning Centre Porirua NZ

ECE centre details

Barnardos Early Learning Centre Porirua

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 25

Service ID: 60170
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Physical address:
24 Mungavin Avenue, Porirua East, Porirua

Postal Address:
P O Box 6434, Marion Square, Wellington 6141