Happy Feet Lake Terrace Canterbury

Registered teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

Listed 2:54 pm 23 November 2020
Closes 09 December 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAEp1

Are you seeking a warm and friendly work environment where teachers are highly respected, celebrated and supported to grow?  A centre that values teamwork, integrity and thoughtfulness? 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced nursery teacher to join our amazing team of educators at centre at Lake Terrace. This position is full time for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

At Happy Feet, we embrace tamariki to be inquisitive learners through providing a fun learning environment responsive to their language, culture and identity.  We share commitment to build respectful relationships amongst tamariki, family and whanau and team members, achieving positive outcomes for all.  You will be working with a small, close knit professional team in a well-resourced and professional teaching environment.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about delivering a high standard of care to all our children and have a warm, caring and kind disposition. You will be an outstanding communicator, friendly, approachable and enjoy a challenge.  A genuine passion and ability to respond to the development needs of our smallest tamariki through planning and curriculum would also be high on the list of skills we are looking for.

And as a valued team member, you can be assured of: 

  • A comprehensive induction program with regular and ongoing mentoring and professional development
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Central convenient location
  • Payment of teacher registration costs
  • Annual flu vaccinations and first aid certification
  • Uniform
  • Subsidised childcare (if applicable).

If you would like to be part of our awesome team then please apply now with your CV and covering letter!

Please note: Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. 


How to apply

Please send your covering letter, CV and direct enquiries to:

(03) 383 4757

Vacancy reference #:1HAEp1

Listed 2:54 pm 23 November 2020
Closes 09 December 2020

ECE centre details

Happy Feet Lake Terrace

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 68

Service ID: 65139
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Physical address:
30 Lake Terrace Road, Burwood, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 628, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa 0943