Qualified and registered kaiako
Passionate toddler teacher.
We have a rare full time job vacancy in our toddler’s room and are looking for a passionate teacher who is caring and nurturing and who views toddlers as competent and capable.
Our beautiful purpose-built centre is licenced for up to 80 children aged 3 months to 5 years. We are located on the fringe of Tauranga’s CBD opposite the historic Elms grounds and are walking distance to the library, art gallery, rose gardens, and other places of interest in our local community. Follow us on Facebook, or view our website at for more information about who we are.
- A warm and friendly environment where we put our teachers and their families first. We recognise the hard work our teachers do to provide a safe, loving environment for our tamariki, and we ensure that they get to take care of our own families too.
- You will work alongside a fun team of teachers who love a good laugh.
- If you have preschool aged children their childcare will be subsidised at our centre.
- You will have a paid day off to celebrate your birthday.
- We pay for flu shots and have a wellbeing basket for staff to help everyone avoid Winter bugs.
- We have beautiful families and children at Elm Tree – just bragging!
Key skills and experience required:
- You must have a passion for toddlers
- Have good communication skills
- Have sound knowledge of Te Whāriki, planning and assessment
- Be willing to grow your skill sets and share your knowledge with the team
- Have a sound understanding infants toddlers demonstrate effective positive guidance strategies
- Foster trusting relationships with the team, whānau, and tamariki
- Use te reo Māori within your day-to-day practice
- Be a happy and fun kaiako throughout our incredible days at Elm Tree.
For more information please call Nicola for a private chat.
ECE centre details
16 Mission Street, Tauranga
P O Box 14238, Tauranga Mail Centre, Tauranga 3143