YMCA Early Childhood Centre Hawke's Bay

Certificated EC kaiako 

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

Listed 9:58 am 13 April 2021
Closes 5pm 12 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJmh

The YMCA has been providing services in Hawke’s Bay for over 125 years.

We are a registered charity with a grand vision “to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities”.  We have an exciting opportunity for you to be a part of that journey in our community-focused early learning centre.

Our centre is a not-for-profit organisation with a passion for our community, our tamariki, and our whānau. We are licensed for 50 children.

An opportunity in the early learning centre has come up for a certificated kaiako in a full-time permanent position. We are looking for a kaiako who is passionate about working with 3½ to 6-year old’s and being immersed in mana whenua and mana atua. The position is within a great team environment where we all pride ourselves on working collaboratively and for our community.  

The person we are looking for will be someone keen to work as a supportive team player, who uses their initiative and can be flexible in their working style. We are looking for an experienced kaiako, this role is not suited to a graduate. Fluency in te reo Māori would be an asset.

This role will be responsible for:

  • Supporting our curriculum
  • Building relationships
  • Contributing to biculturalism
  • Maintaining health and safety.

This position is subject to the requirements of the Vulnerable Children’s Act and therefore robust recruitment checks will be undertaken including full police vetting and reference checks. 

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

If you are interested please email to receive an application form and centre philosophy. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Deena Paling
(027) 677 9788

Vacancy reference #:1HAJmh

Listed 9:58 am 13 April 2021
Closes 5pm 12 June 2021

ECE centre details

YMCA Early Childhood Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 55309
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Physical address:
129 Latham Street, Marewa, Napier

Postal Address:
P O Box 2389, Stortford Lodge, Hastings 4153