Qualified teachers at Barnardos work in partnership with parents and whānau to encourage children’s curiosity, learning and development. You will assess, plan and implement a curriculum for infants, toddlers and young children that reflects current approaches to effective teaching and learning.
- Deliver a curriculum aligned to Te Whāriki
- Plan, implement and evaluate a learning programme that is responsive to the strengths and interests of children
- Promote learning opportunities which are inclusive, equitable and culturally responsive
- Document children’s learning and take responsibility for children’s profile books and e-portfolio as agreed with the centre professional leader.
This role is 40 hours per week for 12 months, based at our Hornby Pasifika ELC.
Skills and experience
You will be an outstanding, experienced teacher who is energised and excited about engaging with children.
To undertake this role you will have:
- Early childhood teaching qualification recognised by the Education Council of Aotearoa NZ
- Current Education Council Practising Certificate
- Experience working as a teacher in an early childhood education team setting
- The ability to use initiative and a commitment to quality practice standards and the principles of Te Whāriki
- Knowledge and understanding of current early childhood education theory and practice
- Excellent communication, planning and organisation skills
- Enthusiasm and a strong desire to make a difference to children in their early years, while building strong links with their whānau and families.
Benefits and perks
- Grow your career with financial support to retain your full certification
- Discounted childcare for staff members and a wellness programme which includes flu vaccinations and discounts with Southern Cross and Spec Savers.
- Generous professional development time each week with dedicated pedagogical support
- This position is covered by a collective employment agreement.
Please apply only if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.
ECE centre details
190 A Waterloo Road, Hornby, Christchurch
P O Box 6434, Marion Square, Wellington 6141