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Central Kids Kindergartens - Charles Waikato

ECE kaiako – kindergarten

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 12:51 pm 24 March 2021
Closes 9am 09 April 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJDx

Tēnā koutou, he pānui whakahirahira ki te iwi nei, ki te hāpori nei.

Ko tā mātou wawata ki te ako ki roto i ngā taiao e rua, ko te Māori, ko te pākehā hoki.

Kei te kimi kaiako hōu mātou ki te whakaako he marautanga māori, hei tiaki te mana ō ngā tamariki mō āpōpō.

Ko wai mātou?

We are a full-year kindergarten, providing for all children from 2–6 years of age throughout the year.

At our centre, our curriculum strives to ensure our tamariki can stand strong in two worlds. Our tamariki engage in regular out-of-kindergarten learning experiences within our local community to develop a strong connection with Papatūānuku and our local marae.

We are part of Central Kids, who operate 57 early learning services across 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. 

Our new kaiako will hold the following attributes:

  • Kia mauria mai koe i tō ngākau atawhai
  • Kia mahi tahi i roto i ngā kaupapa e whā
    • Te Whāriki he Mātauranga mo ngā mokopuna O Aotearoa,
    • Kōkiri Hī
    • Te Tiriti o Waitangi
    • Te Whatu Pōkeka
  • Values lifelong learning and actively implements new learning into practice
  • Is able to have robust conversations and work within teams who have a strong emphasis on whakawhanaungatanga as they support each child's social and emotional growth 
  • Committed to creating/maintaining strong, positive relationships within the community, local iwi and outside agencies
  • ECE qualified and hold current certification and a current first aid certificate.

Ko te Pupuke, Ko te Hihiri, Ko te Mahara, Ko te Manako.

Tihei Mauri Ora

How to apply

For an application pack, please contact:

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

Vacancy reference #:1HAJDx

Listed 12:51 pm 24 March 2021
Closes 9am 09 April 2021

ECE centre details

Central Kids Kindergartens - Charles

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 5166
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Physical address:
4 Charles Crescent, Putaruru

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru 3443