Early learning registered teacher
Full-time position suitable for beginning and experienced teachers.
If you're wanting to work in a small, not-for-profit parent co-operative with strong community values then this could be the position for you. We would consider reduced daily hours in this position for the right applicant.
We are a well established centre and operate in an old villa in Thorndon, Wellington and have a natural outside play area. We are governed by a parent cooperative and we are licensed for up to 28 children from 2 to 5 years with our target ratio being 1:7. Respectful, responsive and supportive relationships with our children, whānau, colleagues and our wider community are a priority for us. If you are a ‘fit’ for our centre you will be the sixth member of our teaching team. We also have a cook, business administrator, support administrator and centre manager as team members.
Our ideal candidate requires the following criteria:
- The ability to create a supportive environment, promote emotional and social competence and support learning and engagement
- Bring dedication, be present and passionate about empowering tamariki and upholding their mana
- Is able to work with a high degree of motivation, initiative, flexibility and collaboration
- Able to demonstrate current knowledge of curriculum (Te Whāriki), pedagogy and assessment
- Contributes to the development of a reflective and respectful professional culture
- NZQA recognised ECE qualification, current registration and the right to work legally in New Zealand.
What we offer:
- A centre that empowers our team members to feel secure and that this is their place
- Opportunities for shared leadership, ongoing learning through planned shared conversation times
- A small centre environment that promotes genuine relationships and kindness with a mantra of “Be kind, Be Safe” guiding our practice;
- A thoughtful, caring and supportive team who have a sense of fun, humour and a positive attitude
- We are members of the ECECA (NZEI) contract.
ECE centre details
21A Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington
21 A Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington 6011