The Barnyard Waikato

Registered early childhood teacher

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 11:57 AM 09 July 2021
Closes 22 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAN8T

We have a fantastic opportunity for a registered early childhood teacher to join our teaching team in our preschool room (3.5-5 years). This is a fixed-term, maternity cover, full-time position which will commence on 16 August 2021. You will need to be available to work 5 days a week and have some flexibility with hours, our centre’s opening hours are 7:30am–5:45pm.

We are looking for a teacher who is a positive team player, who shows dedication for working with children, is able to use their initiative and who is passionate about providing quality learning outcomes for our children. To be eligible for this teacher position you must have a NZ recognised ECE teaching qualification and have your registration.

Do you have the following attributes?

  • The ability to work well in a team
  • A kind and nurturing nature
  • The ability to integrate respectful practice in all aspects of your teaching
  • Able to use your initiative and be flexible when needed
  • Experience with programme planning, learning stories and internal evaluation
  • Confidence in communicating with parents
  • The ability to develop strong professional relationships with all parents/whānau.

 We offer

  • Great ratios
  • Free uniform
  • Regular non-contact
  • Regular staff meetings
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Ongoing professional development.

The Barnyard is located in Te Awamutu and is privately owned and operated. Our centre has an excellent reputation and a dedicated, stable teaching team. Our unique country setting means our children have the freedom to learn and develop respect for the world around them. We pride ourselves on encouraging children to take risks and allowing them the freedom to explore our extensive outdoor environment.


How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Michelle Cummings
(07) 870 1515

Vacancy reference #:1HAN8T

Listed 11:57 AM 09 July 2021
Closes 22 July 2021

ECE centre details

The Barnyard

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 45414
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Physical address:
504 Racecourse Rd, Te Awamutu

Postal Address:
P O Box 351, Te Awamutu 3840