Qualified infant/toddler teacher
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
- 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?
- 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
Little Explorers Early Learning Centre
ECE centre details
3 Rukuhia Road, Rukuhia, Hamilton
P O Box 8, Whatawhata, Hamilton 3261