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. We also welcome applications from people who want to work full-time or other part time hours.
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
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 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.
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 and further information, please contact: