Pioneers Russell Street & Nursery Otago

Early learning kaiako / 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 1:35 PM 14 September 2021
Closes 5pm 30 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPdM

We are a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to serve the local community by providing affordable, flexible and accessible education and care for families of Dunedin. Underpinned by 3 principles – nurture, thrive and explore – we pride ourselves on being an organisation that employees are proud to be part of. We are party to the ECE Collective Agreement which offers excellent employment terms and conditions.  

 We are seeking a teacher who: 

  • Has a passion for teaching children, identifying and responding to learning priorities for children, in particular, 2–5-year-olds 
  • Is committed to, and has evidence of, upholding the principles of Te Tiriti Waitangi 
  • Experience with Te Whāriki supported by evidence of rich curriculum assessment, planning and evaluation implementation and documentation
  • Has effective communication and interpersonal skills with evidence of having worked collaboratively  in a team
  • Open to taking leadership responsibilities within a team 
  • Open to ongoing professional learning. 

Applicants would need to be available for flexible shifts between the hours of 7.30am–6pm. 

Applicants will only be considered if they are early childhood qualified and hold a current NZ teaching practice certificate. This position would suit a beginning teacher. Consideration would also be given to current third-year students in training. 

How to apply

To request an application pack please email:

Elva Hogbin, Support Team Leader
(03) 456 3213

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAPdM

Listed 1:35 PM 14 September 2021
Closes 5pm 30 September 2021

Pioneers Russell Street & Nursery NZ

ECE centre details

Pioneers Russell Street & Nursery

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 65

Service ID: 83008
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Physical address:
76 Russell Street, Dunedin Central, Dunedin

Postal Address:
5 Cavell Street, Musselburgh, Dunedin 9013