Pipitea Childcare Centre Wellington

Early childhood teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 1:32 PM 18 August 2020
Closes 4.30pm 14 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9wz

We have an exciting opportunity for a registered kaiako to join our community whānau on a fixed-term contract to cover parent leave.

Our centre is a non-profit parent and teacher co-operative in Thorndon. Our environment is warm, caring, and creates a home away from home. We have the pleasure of welcoming 29 tamariki per day from 6 months to 6 years and are looking for a new team member to join us from approximately from October 2020 to May 2021. Flexible start date available.

In return we will provide you with:

  • Excellent child to teacher ratios. (1 to 3 U2’s and 1 to 6 O2’s)
  • Generous non contact time. (20 hours per month)
  • Option to be part of the Early Childhood Education Collective Agreement
  • A long standing team fully certificated teachers
  • Paid staff meeting and generous professional development
  • 2 teacher only days per year
  • Strong support and mentoring systems
  • Close proximity to the city
  • An experienced, fun, and enthusiastic team
  • One of the last community based centres in Wellington
  • Established pandemic response with kaiako well-being prioritised.

Our ideal candidate must have a commitment to life long learning, have an approachable "can-do" attitude, possesses strong interpersonal communication and relationship building skills, and is reliable and enthusiastic.

Our ideal candidate requires the following criteria:

  • A Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) or Dip Tch Level 7 (ECE) or equivalent
  • Holds current teacher certification
  • U2 experience desirable
  • Able to demonstrate current knowledge of curriculum (Te Whāriki), pedagogy and assessment
  • An understanding of RIE® philosophy
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for tamariki learning
  • Contributes to the development of a reflective professional culture
  • Has knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

How to apply

Please send in your CV and letter of application. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Sam Owens
21 Hobson Crescent, Thorndon
manager@pipiteachildcare.org.nz
(04) 473 2336

Vacancy reference #:1HA9wz

Listed 1:32 PM 18 August 2020
Closes 4.30pm 14 September 2020

Pipitea Childcare Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Pipitea Childcare Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 29

Service ID: 60250
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Physical address:
21 Hobson Crescent, Thorndon, Wellington

Postal Address:
21 Hobson Crescent, Thorndon, Wellington 6011