Somerset Kindergarten Manawatu/Whanganui

0.500FTE teacher

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 12:56 pm 06 May 2021
Closes 5pm 04 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKVF

YOU are you, that is truer than true and we really need good sorts like YOU!  

RKA knows that early childhood teachers are pretty choice. RKA is a bit of a taonga too in terms of ECE providers. We’re a true not-for-profit organisation with a community based, child-centred approach and quality services located across the Manawatu-Whanganui region and parts of Rangitikei, Tararua and Horowhenua. Our Somerset Kindergarten is a stunner of a service that has a vacancy for a Teacher with an awesome team in a high-energy environment.  You can enjoy the benefits of kindergarten terms and conditions with flexibility around when you take your annual leave.  

You’ll need to be qualified and registered with a current first aid certificate and the following:

  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse learning
  • Passion and enthusiasm for celebrating the learning, growth, and achievement of tamariki through genuine, high quality assessment
  • Communication – be respectful of all people and confident to engage with kaiako, tamariki and whānau, outside agencies and our learning community
  • Confidence in your teaching practice and your ability to empower tamariki and enhance their social competence
  • Passionate about supporting tamariki to show respect for and gain an understanding of the importance of being kaitiaki of the natural environment
  • A commitment to incorporating te re, te ao and tikanga Māori into your daily practice
  • Teamwork – The ability to work collaboratively within the team, make a valued contribution to all aspects of team planning and strive to achieve team expectations
  • Flexibility and adaptability, coping well with change.

In return we will welcome you as a valued member of our extended whānau while offering generous ongoing professional support; quality CPD; and Kindergarten Collective T’s & C’s!  Because we know there is no one YOU’er than YOU… Click to apply on our website, come through!  

How to apply

Please apply ONLY through our website

Katrina Ives
(06) 357 8264

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAKVF

Listed 12:56 pm 06 May 2021
Closes 5pm 04 June 2021

ECE centre details

Somerset Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5255
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Physical address:
46 Somerset Crescent, Highbury, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
26 Taonui Street, Palmerston North 4410