Rata Free Kindergarten Canterbury

Kindergarten teacher – South Canterbury Kindergartens

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 12:15 pm 05 June 2020
Closes 4pm 26 June 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA859

The Association has been providing early childhood education in South Canterbury for over 75 years and is the largest ECE provider in the region. Our 12 kindergartens are spread throughout the district from Timaru to Twizel.  With an experienced Senior Teacher team, South Canterbury Kindergartens is part of a combined initiative that provides professional support to the Waimate, Geraldine, Oamaru and Ashburton Kindergarten Associations.

Our Association prides itself on a harmonious, unified, professional culture where all employees are valued. There is a developing focus on sustainable practices, wellbeing and creating effective systems. All 12 kindergartens are members of Enviroschools.

SCK offers strong support to all staff and has a comprehensive professional development programme that we believe is indicative of our progressive approach.

We are very focused on employing passionate, energetic and committed professionals to join our team.

Rata is a two teacher kindergarten with a strong roll and a very supportive local community. The kindergarten is very well-resourced and is situated in picturesque park like grounds. It operates 8.30am–2.30pm every week day with up to 20 children aged 2-5 years attending daily. Since the beginning of 2020 The kindergarten operates 49 weeks of the year. The kindergarten team is passionate about creating a warm, respectful, nurturing environment for tamariki.

We welcome inquires and can arrange visits to the kindergarten.

Applicants must

  • Be a fully qualified and registered teacher
  • Have a current first aid certificate.

South Canterbury Kindergartens adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teachers, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019–2022.

How to apply

Please contact the SCK office to request an application form or download the application form from our website

Dave Hawkey, General Manager
Box 61, Timaru 7940
(03) 688 3098

Download our application form
Rata Kindergarten Teacher Application Form v2

Position description
Teacher Job Description v48

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA859

Listed 12:15 pm 05 June 2020
Closes 4pm 26 June 2020

ECE centre details

Rata Free Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 33

Service ID: 5477
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Physical address:
53 Cass Street, Temuka

Postal Address:
P O Box 61, Timaru 7940