Te Puna Reo O Ngā Kākano Wellington


Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kaiako

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 12:24 PM 01 March 2021
Closes 3pm 19 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHQJ

We are looking for a kaiako to join our team.  We want a kaiako who:

  • is motivated, empathetic and highly organised
  • brings a Māori worldview to an ECE setting and is passionate about te reo Māori me ōna tikanga
  • builds solid relationships with tamariki and their whānau
  • works well with other team members contributing, taking feedback and building a successful team culture


  • Fully or provisionally qualified kaiako (ECE or primary) 
  • Fluency in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori (highly desirable)

 About us

We are an urban based Punareo located in Thorndon, Wellington.  We are licenced for 45 tamariki and have a staff of 10 kaiako, one administrator and one kaitunu (cook).  Te reo me ngā tikanga Māori and environmental sustainability are our key foundations.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Reece Kohatu; email reece@punareo.co.nz or phone for a position description. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Reece Kohatu
(027) 452 8601

Vacancy reference #:1HAHQJ

Listed 12:24 PM 01 March 2021
Closes 3pm 19 March 2021

ECE centre details

Te Puna Reo O Ngā Kākano

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 45

Service ID: 60102
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Physical address:
238 Thorndon Quay, Thorndon, Wellington

Postal Address:
251 Queens Drive, Lyall Bay, Wellington