Bear Park Hobsonville Point Auckland

Qualified early childhood educator (4-5 year old children)

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 10:44 AM 29 July 2021
Closes 03 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANhb

We are looking for a qualified teacher to join our close-knit preschool teaching team, working within a calm, welcoming and respectful environment. Our Tui Classroom is a small group of just 12 children aged approximately 4–5 years, with a teaching team of 2. Working alongside an experienced, passionate and supportive colleague, you will have ample opportunity to learn and grow your own teaching practice within a very high quality environment.

This is an opportunity to work within a team who welcoming, supportive and passionate about the work they do... and who like to have fun.


  • Develop a culture that is focused on learning, and is characterised by respect, inclusion, empathy, collaboration and safety, applying the Bear Park Philosophy and use of the Reggio Emilia approach
  • Creating a welcoming, caring and creative learning environment that treats everyone with respect and dignity
  • Design learning based on curriculum and pedagogical knowledge, assessment information and an understanding of each learner’s strength and needs
  • Offer experiences that support the children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development
  • Ensure learners receive ongoing feedback and assessment information and support them to use this information to guide further learning.

We base our philosophy upon te Tiriti o Waitangi; the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whāriki; as well as the influence of Reggio Emilia.

Inside the historic Mill Hill House in Hobsonville Point lives Bear Park’s newest centre. The beautiful waterfront property, with amazing sea views and an acre of park-like grounds, has been re-designed as a purpose-built facility to serve the growing number of families in the area.


  • 3 hours paid weekly team planning time
  • Regular paid professional development
  • A day off for your birthday!
  • Extra sick leave
  • Full coverage of registration fees
  • Staff wellness programme
  • Staff rewards and discounts.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Katie Hoppe, Centre Director
(09) 416 1655

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HANhb

Listed 10:44 AM 29 July 2021
Closes 03 September 2021

ECE centre details

Bear Park Hobsonville Point

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 47709
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Physical address:
172 - 190 Buckley Avenue, Hobsonville, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 99696, Newmarket, Auckland 1149