Barnardos Early Learning Centre Cromwell Otago

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 12:09 pm 06 May 2021
Closes 21 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKUo

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. 

This role is 34 hours per week, in our purpose-built centre which is located close to town in a unique setting that reflects the natural environment;  is open plan design and is light and airy with plenty of space for tamariki.  We love the spacious outdoor area, getting together to share kai and the enthusiastic teaching team have a great environment to teach in. 

Skills and experience

You will be an outstanding, experienced teacher who is energised and excited about engaging with children. To undertake this role you will have:

  • 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

Rebecca Chatwin
(03) 352 1035

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAKUo

Listed 12:09 pm 06 May 2021
Closes 21 May 2021

ECE centre details

Barnardos Early Learning Centre Cromwell

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 44

Service ID: 80051
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Physical address:
25 A Gilling Place, Cromwell

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