City Kids Childcare Centre Wellington

Early learning registered teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 12:11 pm 18 September 2020
Closes 5pm 23 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HABNN

 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.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Lynda Godber, Centre Manager
21a Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington.
(04) 473 1947

Download our application form

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HABNN

Listed 12:11 pm 18 September 2020
Closes 5pm 23 October 2020

ECE centre details

City Kids Childcare Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 28

Service ID: 60259
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Physical address:
21A Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington

Postal Address:
21 A Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington 6011