Great Potentials Papakura Early Learning Centre Auckland

Qualified and registered 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 2:07 PM 10 September 2021
Closes 3pm 31 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPYk

About us 

Papakura Early Learning Centre, next to Kelvin Road School, is part of ​Great Potentials Foundation Family Service Centre providing health, education and support services for local families. The Early Learning Centre is open Monday to Friday 8.30am–3.30pm for children from two to five years of age and is licensed for 35 children.

About the role 

Our ELC team work in partnership with parents and whānau to encourage children’s curiosity, learning and development. You will assess, plan and implement a curriculum for toddlers and young children that reflects current approaches to effective teaching and learning.            

This role is Monday to Friday, 8am to 3.30pm, with some flexibility needed to work additional hours at times.  

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.


At Papakura Early Learning Centre you will get non-contact time every day and regular mentoring and coaching to support your ongoing professional development. Great Potentials Foundation will also keep your practicing certificate and first aid certificate current with no cost to you. Free parking and birthday leave are also included.

We review applications as we receive them so please apply today. 

How to apply

For more information email Centre Manager. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Deepika Sarmah, Family Service Centre Manager
(09) 299 6610

Vacancy reference #:1HAPYk

Listed 2:07 PM 10 September 2021
Closes 3pm 31 October 2021

Great Potentials Papakura Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Great Potentials Papakura Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 35

Service ID: 25171
ERO report
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Physical address:
14 Maurice Street, Papakura

Postal Address:
P O Box 72499, Papakura, South Auckland 2244