Patea Kindergarten Taranaki


Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 3:37 PM 07 April 2020
Closes 4 pm 18 May 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA700

Teacher part-time - 0.8125 FTE, 32.5 hours per week.

Are you passionate about developing meaningful relationships with tamariki and whānau, by respecting aspirations for their tamaiti and dedicated in making a difference in our local community? The ability to establish and foster genuine and meaningful relationships with local hapū and iwi and confidence and wish to further learning in the use of te reo and tikanga Māori is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team to develop and grow the service with new ideas, share your passion, expertise and strengths to enrich learning. Creating an environment where learners can be confident in their language, culture and identity is highly valued in this kindergarten. The aim is that tamariki gain a sense of turangawaewae in this place.

About this role:

  • This kindergarten is set in a beautiful environment with mature trees and an uncluttered learning environment, including natural materials and loose parts to stimulate tamariki imagination, inventiveness and creativity.
  • We have strong whānau support and established relationships with schools and other support services.

 What we offer:

  • As part of Kindergarten Taranaki, you have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the KTCA and to be part of an organisation which offers fantastic professional development and ongoing support for your career
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 kindergartens
  • All kindergartens are Enviroschools
  • We encourage all kindergartens to be involved in Incredible Years, Healthy Heart and deepening our cultural journey to strengthen te ao Māori
  • Hours of employment:
    • Monday (8am–2pm)
    • Tuesday (8am–4.30pm)
    • Wednesday (8am–4.30pm)
    • Thursday (8am–2pm)
    • Friday (8am–2pm).

All applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and current registration. 


How to apply

Download an application pack from our website. Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Appointments Secretary
(027) 639 9830

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA700

Listed 3:37 PM 07 April 2020
Closes 4 pm 18 May 2020

Patea Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Patea Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5234
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Physical address:
4 Derby Street, Patea

Postal Address:
P O Box 655, New Plymouth 4340