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Golden Sands Early Learning Centre Bay of Plenty

Kaiako (2 positions)

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

Listed 9:59 am 16 March 2021
Closes 9am 02 April 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHw3

We have an exciting opportunity for 2 kaiako to join our team in a job share position. Each kaiako would work 20 hours a week and attend the 2 hour fortnightly staff hui.

About us: 

We cater for children 0–6 years-old and operate an U2s and O2s area.

Experienced kaiako and support staff are committed to providing a comfortable, nurturing, and safe environment that supports both active and quiet play to foster children's: 

  • Social interaction and sense of belonging 
  • Nurtures healthy development, encourages engagement, and supports self-esteem, self-regulation, self-care, and well-being
  • Independence
  • Competency, curiosity and their rich potential
  • Child initiated activities through exploration, play, and inquiry. 

Our centre is operated by Central Kids Early Education, who manage 57 other kindergartens and early learning centres throughout the central North Island.

Central Kids provide:

  • A commitment to putting children at the heart to all that we do – Ko ngā tamariki te pūtake
  • A commitment to ensuring te reo Rangatira not only survives but thrives in our organisation
  • A commitment to upholding our obligations as partners of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • A commitment to Rautaki Ahurea – our cultural strategy
  • Access to high-quality professional development opportunities
  • Ongoing professional support to maintain quality teaching practice
  • Support with teacher registration.

About you:

  • A motivated, enthusiastic teacher, who is able to put current theory into practice
  • A passion for working within a mixed-age centre, with both U2 and O2 aged tamariki 
  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
  • Committed to te reo Māori me ona tikanga, te tiriti o Waitangi and te ao Māori
  • Able to work within a team who have a strong commitment to supporting the social and emotional growth of tamariki
  • Able to demonstrate a growth mindset, be open and willing to change that enables us to continue providing high-quality early education to all tamariki who attend our services
  • ECE qualified and hold current certification and a current first aid certificate.

How to apply

For an application pack, please contact:

Tara Cridge, HR Practitioner
hrsupport@centralkids.org.nz
(07) 883 8110

Vacancy reference #:1HAHw3

Listed 9:59 am 16 March 2021
Closes 9am 02 April 2021

ECE centre details

Golden Sands Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 45611
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Physical address:
30 Golden Sands Drive, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru, Waikato 3443