Peterhead Kindergarten Hawke's Bay

Teacher – Heretaunga Kindergarten Association

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

Listed 3:23 PM 10 August 2020
Closes 10pm 23 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9kS

We have a great opportunity for a passionate, energetic teacher to join our kindergarten’s teaching team.

We are part of the Heretaunga Kindergarten Association.

Our association is committed to:

  • Providing education and support programmes which respect the dignity, rights, abilities, individuality, cultural values and learning styles of tamariki and whānau
  • Providing advice, support and professional development to support ongoing growth of teaching practice
  • Honouring the principles and practices inherent in Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Ensuring equitable practices

About us

Our kindergarten kaiako work to create a warm, welcoming, home-like environment for our tamariki and whānau. Our philosophy is based on a Māori values framework that embraces manaakitanga, whanaungatanga, whakaako and whakamana. We are fortunate to have a beautiful natural environment where tamariki can freely grow, play, learn and make connections with nature.  

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a philosophy that fits with our team and kindergarten
  • Be experienced in managing busy active learners
  • Be current with regard to ECE theory and practice
  • Have a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
  • Build strong relationships, and work in collaboration with whānau and kaiako
  • Be committed to building strong, positive relationships within the wider community and outside agencies
  • Be confident in using a range of online tools and the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Be flexible and open to change
  • Be actively engaged in professional growth.

All applicants must hold a current full practising certificate, a recognised ECE qualification and current first aid certificate.

For more information about the HKA and the role visit our website. You can download a job description from there.

How to apply

Please refer to our website for further information and to download our application form. Please email your application to:

Bonnie Lajunen, HR Advisor
bonnie.lajunen@hfka.co.nz
(06) 876 0135 extn 2

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA9kS

Listed 3:23 PM 10 August 2020
Closes 10pm 23 August 2020

Peterhead Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Peterhead Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5292
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Physical address:
14 Bristol Crescent, Flaxmere, Hastings

Postal Address:
810 Heretaunga Street East, Parkvale, Hastings 4122