Tawhiti Kindergarten Taranaki


Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:21 am 16 November 2020
Closes 4pm 07 December 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAEPs

0.425 FTE 17 hours per week. Start date: 18 January 2021. 

Are you passionate about developing meaningful relationships with tamariki and whānau, by respecting their aspirations for their tamaiti and dedicated in making a difference in our local community? 

The ability to establish and foster genuine and meaningful relationships with local hapū and iwi and confident in the use of te reo and tikanga Māori is essential. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team to develop and grow the service with new ideas, share your passion, expertise and strengths to enrich learning. Creating an environment where learners can be confident in their language, culture and identity is highly valued in this place. 

About this role

  • This kindergarten has an expansive outdoor environment and is being developed in line with the kaupapa of Te Āo Māori and Enviroschools kaupapa. This kindergarten has a strong sense of community and celebrates its connection with local history and this is celebrated in the curriculum. 

What we offer

  • As part of Kindergarten Taranaki, you have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the KTCA and to be part of an organisation which offers fantastic professional development opportunities and ongoing support for you and your career
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 kindergartens
  • All 24 kindergartens are Enviroschools
  • We encourage all Kindergartens to be involved in Incredible Years, Healthy Heart and deepening our cultural journey to strengthen Te Āo Māori. 

All applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and current registration.

For further information download an application pack from our website or phone.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Appointments Secretary
(027) 639 9830

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAEPs

Listed 9:21 am 16 November 2020
Closes 4pm 07 December 2020

ECE centre details

Tawhiti Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5236
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Physical address:
Douglas Street, Hawera

Postal Address:
P O Box 655, New Plymouth 4340