Golden Sands Early Learning Centre Bay of Plenty

Certificated teacher / kaiako

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

Listed 10:31 am 07 October 2020
Closes 9am 23 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HACNw

We have an exciting opportunity for a kaiako to join our team in a part-time capacity, working 30 hours per week. 

About us:

Our centre is operated by Central Kids Early Education, who manage 56 other kindergartens and early learning centres throughout the central North Island.

They provide access to high-quality professional development opportunities and ongoing professional support to maintain quality teaching practice. 

At our centre, we cater for children 0–6 years-old and operate an U2s and O2s area.

The 4 guiding principles of our philosophy include:

Aroha – love and compassion
Manaaki – nurturing and support
Whakakoha – respectful and giving
Whanaungatanga – relatedness and connection.

Experienced registered early childhood educators and support staff endeavour to provide a comfortable, nurturing, and safe environment that supports both active and quiet play, in which children will be exposed to and foster their: 

  • Social interaction and sense of belonging by supporting positive, responsive, and expressive interactions between children, parents, and the childcare team
  • Nurtures healthy development, encourages engagement, and supports self-esteem, self-regulation, self-care, and well-being
  • Independence
  • Competency, curiosity and their rich potential
  • Child initiated activities through exploration, play, and inquiry. 

About you:

  • A motivated, enthusiastic teacher, who is able to put current theory into practice
  • A passion for working within a mixed-age centre, with both U2 and O2 aged tamariki 
  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
  • Able to have robust conversations and work with a team who have a strong commitment to supporting the social and emotional growth of tamariki
  • Committed to creating/maintaining strong, positive relationships within the wider community
  • Able to demonstrate a growth mindset, be open and willing to change that enables us to continue providing high-quality early education to all tamariki who attend our services
  • ECE qualified and hold current certification and a current first aid certificate.

How to apply

For an application pack, please contact:

Tara Cridge, HR Practitioner
(07) 883 8110

Vacancy reference #:1HACNw

Listed 10:31 am 07 October 2020
Closes 9am 23 October 2020

ECE centre details

Golden Sands Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 45611
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Physical address:
30 Golden Sands Drive, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru, Waikato 3443