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Central Kids Kindergartens - Rotorua East Bay of Plenty

Kindergarten kaiako

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

Listed 10:10 am 03 February 2021
Closes 9am 17 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAGc_

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time kaiako to join our team.

About us: 

Our kindergarten philosophy is that children learn through play.

We foster interpersonal relationships and support and guide the children to help each other, teach each other and learn from each other.

Relationships are at the heart of our practice. By respecting and valuing all that the children and their families come with, our teachers build positive and reciprocal relationships.

We strive to ensure an environment that creates a sense of belonging and well-being so that all children can engage confidently within our programme.

Our kindergarten is operated by Central Kids Early Education, who manage 57 other kindergartens and early learning centres throughout the central North Island.

Central Kids provide:

  • A commitment to putting children at the heart to all that we do – Ko ngā tamariki te pūtake
  • A commitment to ensuring te reo Rangatira not only survives but thrives in our organisation
  • A commitment to upholding our obligations as partners of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • A commitment to Rautaki Ahurea – our cultural strategy
  • Access to high-quality professional development opportunities
  • Ongoing professional support to maintain quality teaching practice
  • 6 weeks' annual leave, 9 days' sick leave and ample non-contact/professional time per the Kindergarten Teachers', Head Teachers’ and Senior Teachers’ Collective Agreement.  

About you:

  • A motivated, enthusiastic teacher, who is able to put current theory into practice
  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
  • Committed to te reo Māori me ona tikanga, te tiriti o Waitangi and te ao Māori
  • Able to work within a team who have a strong commitment to supporting the social and emotional growth of tamariki
  • Able to demonstrate a growth mindset, be open and willing to change that enables us to continue providing high-quality early education to all tamariki who attend our services
  • ECE qualified and hold current certification and a current first aid certificate.

How to apply

For an application pack, please contact:

Tara Cridge, HR Practitioner
hrsupport@centralkids.org.nz
(07) 883 8110

Vacancy reference #:1HAGc_

Listed 10:10 am 03 February 2021
Closes 9am 17 February 2021

ECE centre details

Central Kids Kindergartens - Rotorua East

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5198
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Physical address:
7 Alastair Avenue, Te Ngae, Rotorua

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru 3443