West End Kindergarten (Timaru) Canterbury


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 11:31 am 04 May 2021
Closes 4pm 13 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKLQ

Our association has been providing early childhood education in South Canterbury for over 75 years and is the largest ECE provider in the region. Our 13 kindergartens are spread throughout the district from Timaru to Twizel.  With an experienced Senior Teacher team, South Canterbury Kindergartens is part of a combined initiative that provides professional support to the Waimate, Geraldine, Oamaru and Ashburton Kindergarten Associations.

Our association prides itself on a harmonious, unified, professional culture where all employees are valued. There is a strong focus on sustainable practices, wellbeing and creating effective systems. All 13 kindergartens are members of Enviroschools.

Our Association offers strong support to all staff and has a comprehensive Professional Development programme that we believe is indicative of our progressive approach.

We are very focused on employing passionate, energetic and committed professionals to join our team.

West End Kindergarten is a long-established kindergarten providing valuable education and care in this community. Currently West End Kindergarten operates 8.30am–2.30pm every weekday with up to 40 children aged 2-5 years attending daily but it is soon to change to a full day service 7.45am - 5.15pm and also accommodate children 4 months to 2 years. The kindergarten team is passionate about creating a warm, respectful, nurturing environment for tamariki and whānau. The kindergarten is open for 49 weeks in the year.

We welcome inquires and can arrange visits to the kindergarten.

Applicants must

  • Be a fully qualified and registered teacher
  • Have a current first aid certificate.

South Canterbury Kindergartens adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teachers. Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019-2022.

How to apply

Please contact the SCK office to request an application form or download the application form from our website

Dave Hawkey, General Manager
Box 61, Timaru 7940
(03) 688 3098

Download our application form
West End Kindergarten Teacher Application Form v3

Download our Position Description
Teacher Job Description v45

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAKLQ

Listed 11:31 am 04 May 2021
Closes 4pm 13 May 2021

ECE centre details

West End Kindergarten (Timaru)

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5481
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Physical address:
34 Kiwi Drive, Timaru

Postal Address:
P O Box 61, Timaru 7940