Te Timatatanga o te Matauranga Northland

K1 teacher – Northland Kindergarten Association

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:59 AM 24 July 2020
Closes 2pm 13 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9Eb

NKA is seeking a passionate and skilled teacher to join the team at this kindergarten in Otangarei, Whangarei. This is a re-advertised position. 

Our kindergarten has a team of 4 teachers, a part-time administrator, and a cook. The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday catering for 30 children between 2 and 6 years of age. All children currently enrolled are Māori. The current team philosophy has at its foundation Mason Durie’s model of ‘Te Whare Tapa Whā’, where the well-being of the tamariki are at the forefront of their practice.

NKA is seeking applications from qualified teachers who have the following attributes:

  • Is able to establish and maintain authentic and professional relationships with children, whānau and colleagues
  • Has experience in working in a diverse community and is able to provide opportunities and resources to remove barriers for learning
  • Is self-motivated, shows initiative and will work collaboratively within the team
  • Is able to write meaningful documentation
  • Has a strong focus on inclusiveness, recognising and valuing the rich diversity of tamariki, whānau and kaiako.

We are part of a network of 25 kindergartens within the NKA. The kindergarten is supported by a professional practice and management team. NKA adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teacher, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019–2022.

Applicants must hold a recognised New Zealand ECE qualification (minimum Dip Teaching ECE), current practising certificate and first aid certificate. Applications and referees reports closing dates are the same.

Download an application pack and a position description from the NKA website or email to request an application pack and position description.

How to apply

Please email/post your applications, CV and direct enquiries to:

Appointments Secretary
Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141
(09) 435 9099 extn 8

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA9Eb

Listed 10:59 AM 24 July 2020
Closes 2pm 13 August 2020

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ECE centre details

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Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 10402
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Physical address:
189 William Jones Drive, Otangarei, Whangarei

Postal Address:
P O Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141