Barnardos Hornby Pasifika Early Learning Centre Canterbury

Teacher - early learning centre

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:23 am 06 May 2021
Closes 21 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKTC

This is an exciting and rewarding position suited to a proven and experienced Kaiako with exceptional interpersonal skills. Your warmth and passion will support children through their learning in a positive and nurturing way. 

Key responsibilities

  • deliver a curriculum aligned to Te Whāriki
  • plan, implement and evaluate a learning programme that is responsive to the strengths and interests of children
  • promote learning opportunities which are inclusive, equitable and culturally responsive
  • document children’s learning and take responsibility for children’s profile books and e-portfolio as agreed with the centre professional leader.

This role is 40 hours per week, based at our Hornby Pasifika ELC, a purpose-built centre on the grounds of Hornby Primary School. 

Skills and experience

  • Early childhood teaching qualification recognised by the Education Council of Aotearoa NZ 
  • Current Education Council Practising Certificate
  • Experience working as a teacher in an early childhood education team setting
  • The ability to use initiative and a commitment to quality practice standards and the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Knowledge and understanding of current early childhood education theory and practice
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisation skills 
  • Enthusiasm and a strong desire to make a difference to children in their early years, while building strong links with their whānau and families.


  • Grow your career with financial support to retain your full certification
  • Discounted childcare for staff members and a wellness programme which includes flu vaccinations and discounts with Southern Cross and Spec Savers
  • Generous professional development time each week with dedicated pedagogical support
  • This position is covered by a collective employment agreement.

About Barnardos

For over 60 years Barnardos has been shaping brighter futures together with children and families in Aotearoa. Every day, we’re making a positive, long-lasting difference to children's lives.

How to apply

Please apply via our website

Sarah Naqova
(03) 344 0271

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAKTC

Listed 10:23 am 06 May 2021
Closes 21 May 2021

ECE centre details

Barnardos Hornby Pasifika Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 47

Service ID: 47214
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Physical address:
190 A Waterloo Road, Hornby, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 6434, Marion Square, Wellington 6141