We have a vacancy for a passionate teacher to join our team part-time 0.725 (29 hours).
We are part of Central Kids Early Education, who operate 56 other kindergartens and centres across the central North Island.
Central Kids provide access to high-quality professional development opportunities and ongoing professional support to maintain quality teaching practice.
We are party to the kindergarten teachers' collective agreement, which provides 6 weeks' annual leave, 9 days' sick leave and ample non-contact/professional time.
We provide a positive, warm, and inviting environment where children, parents, and whānau are valued and welcomed. Our expansive park-like outdoor area provides ample space for children to explore and be physically active.
We are an Enviroschools kindergarten, with a commitment to sustainability where children develop a love of the natural environment, make sense of their world, and develop ways to take care of Papatūānuku.
We believe that relationships are the key to quality education and we develop positive reciprocal relationships with children, their families, and the community.
Our kindergarten whakataukī encompasses all that we do and believe. 'Mā tō ako, mā te tipu, ka neke whakamua tātou. As we learn and as we grow, we move forward together'.
We are looking for a teacher with the following attributes:
A motivated teacher, who is able to put current theory into practice
Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
Able to have robust conversations and work within a team who have a strong emphasis on whakawhanaungatanga as they support each child's social and emotional growth
Committed to creating/maintaining strong, positive relationships within the community and outside agencies
Able to demonstrate a growth mindset, be open and able to flex with change to enable us to continue providing high-quality early education to all tamariki
ECE qualified and hold current certification and a current first aid certificate.