Barnardos Early Learning Centre Cromwell Otago


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 11:17 AM 25 February 2021
Closes 19 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHLm

This is an exciting and rewarding position suited to a proven and experienced kaiako with exceptional interpersonal skills. Your warmth, sense of humour, flexibility, and confidence with learning stories, with a commitment to culturally responsive practices will make you a perfect fit in our supportive, collaborative team.

This role is 34 hours per week based at our centre. Live and work in this idyllic Central Otago location on the shores of Lake Dunstan. 

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver a curriculum aligned to Te Whāriki
  • Plan, implement and evaluate a learning programme that is responsive to the strengths and interests of children
  • Promote learning opportunities which are inclusive, equitable and culturally responsive
  • Document children’s learning and take responsibility for children’s profile books and e-portfolio as agreed with the centre professional leader. 

Skills and experience

You will be an outstanding, experienced teacher who is energised and excited about engaging with children.

To undertake this role you will have:

  • Early childhood teaching qualification recognised by the Education Council of Aotearoa NZ 
  • Current Education Council practising certificate
  • Experience working as a teacher in an early childhood education team setting
  • The ability to use initiative and a commitment to quality practice standards and the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Knowledge and understanding of current early childhood education theory and practice
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisation skills 
  • Enthusiasm and a strong desire to make a difference to children in their early years, while building strong links with their whānau and families. 

For over 60 years Barnardos has been shaping brighter futures together with children and families in Aotearoa. Every day, we’re making a positive, long-lasting difference to children's lives. 

We review applications as we receive them so apply today.

Please apply only if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

How to apply

Please apply via our website.

Rebecca Chatwin
(03) 352 1035

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAHLm

Listed 11:17 AM 25 February 2021
Closes 19 March 2021

ECE centre details

Barnardos Early Learning Centre Cromwell

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 44

Service ID: 80051
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Physical address:
25 A Gilling Place, Cromwell

Postal Address:
P O Box 6434, Marion Square, Wellington 6141