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Otago University Childcare Association - Te Pā Otago

Teacher/kaiako – Te Uru Otago University Childcare Association

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 1:05 pm 11 June 2021
Closes 7am 28 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HALqe

The Otago University Childcare Association is an association of 5 purpose built centres on the University campus. Te Uru is one of our centres for children over two years of age. We operate with a maximum of approximately 40 children with 100% qualified registered teachers who provide ratios of 1 to 8. The successful applicant will become a part of a diverse, collaborative team that are passionate about children's learning.

Te Uru, like all of our centres is part of a diverse, predominantly University community. We make the most of getting to know our rich local learning environment, the bush, botanical gardens, museum and University. We are looking for a qualified and registered ECE teacher whose commitment to high quality teaching is evident in their practice.

We’re looking for a team member who is an enthusiastic participant in teaching and learning, has evidence of being an active reflective practitioner, is able to establish respectful and supportive relationships with diverse whānau, children and teachers, has strengths in te reo and tikanga Māori. We particularly welcome applications from new or recent graduates.  We offer mentoring for registration, extensive collegial and professional support and a fantastic work environment. Teaching in a large association also allows for long term professional growth as there is an opportunity over time to teach in a variety of centres, all of which offer different education settings and environments. 

ECECA terms and conditions (see NZEI website for more info).

How to apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to:

Karen Hurst
ouca.manager@otago.ac.nz
(03) 471 4412

Job Description
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Vacancy reference #:1HALqe

Listed 1:05 pm 11 June 2021
Closes 7am 28 June 2021

ECE centre details

Otago University Childcare Association - Te Pā

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 150

Service ID: 83022
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Physical address:
551 Castle Street, Dunedin North, Dunedin

Postal Address:
P O Box 6162, Dunedin North, Dunedin 9059