Dargaville Free Kindergarten Northland

K1 teacher – Northland 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 12:19 pm 11 September 2020
Closes 2pm 28 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAB2s

NKA is seeking a passionate and competent teacher to join the team at Dargaville Kindergarten, Kaipara. 

The philosophy of this kindergarten and team includes a strong focus on building partnerships with parents/whānau and inclusive relationships with community. At our kindergarten tamariki learn through active exploration in a nurturing, safe learning environment, rich in materials and opportunities to be creative, curious and to socialise with others through play. 

Dargaville currently has a team of 4 teachers and a part-time administrator. The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday catering for 40 children between two and six years of age. From January 2021, this kindergarten will be operational for 48 weeks per year. This 20-hour position will have varying daily hours. 

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. NKA are currently reviewing our operational model across all kindergartens. 

Applicants must hold a recognised New Zealand ECE qualification (minimum Dip Teaching ECE), current practising certificate and first aid certificate.


How to apply

Closing date for applications and referees' reports is the same. Download an application pack and a position description from the NKA website Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

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

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAB2s

Listed 12:19 pm 11 September 2020
Closes 2pm 28 September 2020

ECE centre details

Dargaville Free Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5007
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Physical address:
Portland Street, Dargaville

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