Pioneers Elm Row Otago

Early learning teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:16 AM 18 February 2021
Closes 5pm 11 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAH4C

Pioneers is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to provide high-quality education and care that is accessible, affordable and flexible for the families of Ōtepoti/Dunedin. Underpinned by 3 principles – nurture, thrive and explore – we pride ourselves on being an organisation that employees are proud to be part of. We are party to the ECE Collective Agreement which offers excellent employment terms and conditions.  

 We are seeking a teacher who: 

  • Has a passion for teaching children, identifying and responding to learning priorities for children, in a mixed age centre 0-5 years. 
  • Is committed to, and has evidence of, upholding the principles of Te Tiriti Waitangi 
  • Has experience with Te Whariki supported by evidence of rich curriculum assessment, planning and evaluation implementation and documentation
  •  Can demonstrate effective strategies to support children’s social and emotional wellbeing (familiar with He Mapuna te Tamaiti) 
  • Has effective communication and interpersonal skills with evidence of having worked collaboratively in a team
  • Open to taking leadership responsibilities within a team 
  • Open to ongoing professional learning. 
  • Is fit and energetic with a high level of personal resilience.

This is a permanent 37.5 hours per week position. Applicants would need to be available for flexible shifts between the hours of 7.30am–6pm. 

Applicants will only be considered if they are early childhood qualified and hold a current NZ teaching practice certificate. This position would suit a beginning teacher. 

How to apply

Please send completed application form with current CV and cover letter to

Elva Hogbin, Support Team Leader
(03) 456 3213

Download our application form
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Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAH4C

Listed 10:16 AM 18 February 2021
Closes 5pm 11 March 2021

Pioneers Elm Row NZ

ECE centre details

Pioneers Elm Row

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 45

Service ID: 83014
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Physical address:
86 Elm Row, Dunedin

Postal Address:
5 Cavell Street, Musselburgh, Dunedin 9013