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Central Kids Kindergartens - Reporoa Bay of Plenty

Kindergarten kaiako

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

Listed 11:42 am 23 July 2020
Closes 9am 14 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9D8

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate certificated teacher/kaiako join our team.

This is a fixed-term position, covering a permanent Kaiako who will be on parental leave.  

About us:

We are part of Central Kids Early Education, which operates 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. 

Central Kids Reporoa is situated in a rural setting south of Rotorua. The kindergarten has a team of four amazing teachers, a very valuable administrator and one wonderful resource person.

We offer our tamariki and their whānau: Mana tangata – sense of belonging; respectful, reciprocal relationships; extensive and meaningful learning opportunities for tamariki; a well-resourced kindergarten and a child initiated programme.

We foster the dual cultural heritage of Aotearoa. Significant features of the kindergarten include whakamana (enjoyment of learning and self management), kotahitanga (affirming behaviour learning), ngā hononga (participating together) and whakawhanaungatanga (positive links to hapu, whānau, parents and the local wider community).

We are looking for a teacher with the following attributes:

  • Motivated, enthusiastic, able to put current theory into practice
  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
  • Able to have robust conversations and work with 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 with whānau
  • Able to demonstrate a growth mindset, be open and willing to change that enables us to continue providing high-quality early education to all tamariki who attend our service 
  • ECE qualified and hold current certification and a current first aid certificate.

How to apply

For an application pack, please contact;

Tara Cridge, HR Practitioner
Box 341, Putaruru 3443
hrsupport@centralkids.org.nz
(07) 883 8110

Vacancy reference #:1HA9D8

Listed 11:42 am 23 July 2020
Closes 9am 14 August 2020

ECE centre details

Central Kids Kindergartens - Reporoa

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 40055
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Physical address:
28 Massey Road, Reporoa

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru 3443