Little Explorers Early Learning Centre Waikato

Qualified infant/toddler teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

Listed 9:31 AM 22 February 2021
Closes 6pm 12 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAH9h

After 3 years of operating, we have had our first teachers leave. This has opened up a rare opportunity for you to fill a qualified, certificated position in our centre.

Infant / toddler teacher

  • Full-time
  • Primarily 9am–5.30pm (with a bit of flexibility to swap to an open or close on occassion).

Are you passionate about providing children opportunities to learn and develop to their potential? Do you have a strong work ethic? Can you work well in a team? Are you fun and creative? Are you open minded to change? Are you looking for a new job where you are valued and respected for the knowledge and skills you bring to the team?

We offer:

  • Small group sizes
  • Occasional chocolates or donuts on the staff room table
  • Centre shout for your birthday (savoury or sweet)
  • A fun, community minded centre
  • A great home / work balance (yes you can go on your child's school excursions)
  • An experienced teacher (24+ years) as owner and manager
  • Large outdoor play spaces with plenty of sunshade.

We also offer the normal work stuff too:

  • 2 hours of non-contact per week
  • A uniform
  • Extensive support and guidance including an advice and guidance programme for registering teachers
  • 50% discount for staff children
  • Paid staff meetings fortnightly (and dinner once a month)
  • 10 paid sick days
  • Opportunities for professional development.

The successful candidate will have:

  • At least 2 years experience working in a New Zealand ECE centre
  • A relevant NZ teaching qualification
  • A current practicing certificate from the Teaching Council
  • A sound understanding of our curriculum document Te Whāriki
  • Knowledge of intentional teaching strategies
  • experience with individual planning (or a willingness to learn)
  • an open mindset, being ready and willing to get hands on and become part of our centre whānau
  • a passion for providing a safe and fun learning environment for infants and toddlers.

How to apply

Please email your CV, and cover letter or for more information call

Alana Templeton, Centre Owner/Manager
(07) 839 7297 / (027) 558 0448

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAH9h

Listed 9:31 AM 22 February 2021
Closes 6pm 12 March 2021

Little Explorers Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Little Explorers Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 47332
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Physical address:
3 Rukuhia Road, Rukuhia, Hamilton

Postal Address:
P O Box 8, Whatawhata, Hamilton 3261