Ruawai Kindergarten Northland

0.5 teacher: salary scale K1 – Northland Kindergarten Association

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 12:13 pm 18 December 2020
Closes 2pm 04 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAFnK

Northland Kindergarten Association (NKA) is seeking a committed and motivated teacher to join the team at Ruawai Kindergarten, Kaipara. This position will commence in early January 2021.

Our kindergarten is an Enviroschools Kindergarten. Teachers interested in this role require a willingness to align their practice to a kaupapa of sustainability. The teaching team at Ruawai promote a culture of respect, independence, and responsibility their philosophy and practice are evident of the values of manaakitanga, ako and whakawhanaungatanga.

Ruawai currently has a team of 3 teachers and a part-time administrator. This rural kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday catering for 30 children between two and six years of age. From January 2021, this kindergarten will be operational for 48 weeks per year. This 20-hour position will have varying daily hours.

Ruawai kindergarten is part of a network of 25 kindergartens within the NKA. The Kindergarten is supported by a professional practice and management team. NKA adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teacher, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019-2022.

Applicants must hold a recognised New Zealand ECE qualification (minimum Dip Teaching ECE), current practicing certificate and first aid certificate. 2020 ECE Graduate students are also welcome to apply, NKA provides excellent support for registration and mentoring.

Download an application pack and a position description from the NKA website or email to request an application pack and position description.

Email Applications to: or post to: Appointments Secretary, Northland Kindergarten Association, Box 4005, Whangarei, 0141.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Appointments Secretary
Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141
(09) 435 9099 extn 8

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAFnK

Listed 12:13 pm 18 December 2020
Closes 2pm 04 February 2021

ECE centre details

Ruawai Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 5008
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Physical address:
4376A State Highway 12, Ruawai

Postal Address:
P O Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141