Durie Hill Kindergarten Manawatu/Whanganui

Teacher – Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens

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 8:09 PM 13 September 2021
Closes 11.50pm 28 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPbf

The Kindergarten is situated within the area  of Durie Hill. It draws from the wider Whanganui community, with the majority of the  children going on to attend Durie Hill School.

The Kindergarten has a generous outdoor environment with easy indoor-outdoor flow and beautiful established gardens. There is  also access to Polson Park Reserve through the back gate and iconic Durie Hill Tower is within walking distance.

The Kindergarten has a strong focus on active movement as part of the curriculum. They are currently exploring building on their localised curriculum. The Kindergarten makes regular visits to Durie Hill to support transition to school. 

Durie Hill is licensed for 30 children and is a full year service. You will join a team of 3 other teachers. This is a 0.7 (28 hours per week) over five days worked as follows:

Monday (7 hours) 8am to 3.30pm
Tuesday (8 hours) 8am to 4.30pm
Wednesday (4.5 hours)  12 to 4.30pm
Thurs (5 hours) 8am to 1.30pm
Friday (3.5 hours)      12 to 3.30pm

To apply for this teaching position you need to address the key skills or abilities listed below. We ask that you talk about these in your covering letter, giving examples of how you have demonstrated these skills/abilities in previous roles. 

Please remember to attach your covering letter, resume and other relevant information as listed in the application requirements on our website.

This fixed-term starts on Monday, 18th October 2021 until Friday, 14th October 2022 and is linked to parental leave and is contingent on this leave being completed.

How to apply

To apply click the vacancy link, or for more information get in touch with us.

Leigh Comeskey, HR Lead
Box 50-743, Porirua 5240
(04) 232 1656

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAPbf

Listed 8:09 PM 13 September 2021
Closes 11.50pm 28 September 2021

Durie Hill Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Durie Hill Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5245
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Physical address:
25 Maxwell Avenue, Durie Hill, Whanganui

Postal Address:
P O Box 50743, Porirua 5240