Fordell Preschool Manawatu/Whanganui


Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kaiako

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 12:34 PM 20 September 2021
Closes 5pm 01 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPnF

We are a serene rural early childhood centre, licensed for up to 23 children.  Due to continued roll growth, we have the exciting opportunity to welcome a new teacher to  join our passionate and professional team in term 4, 2021.

The teacher we are looking for will:

  • Be able to work well within a small team
  • Have a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Have the ability to develop and maintain professional relationships
  • Show commitment to providing quality care and education to our tamariki
  • Show commitment to the growth and development of our unique rural ECE service
  • Have excellent communication skills and knowledge of Te Whāriki and assessment practices
  • Ability to contribute to internal evaluation processes. 

We are very proud of our centre, which prides itself on:

  • Having strong relationships with whanau, tamariki and our community
  • Our large natural outdoor learning environment in a peaceful country setting
  • Our learning through play philosophy
  • Our commitment to the development and growth of our centre to ensure positive learning outcomes for Tamariki. 

Our preschool is unique as it is a community governed and managed preschool which is a not-for-profit organisation/charitable trust.

Our centre follows the school term (40 weeks per year) and is open from 8.30am–3.15pm daily. This is a full-time salaried position. 

Applicants must have NZ residency or valid NZ work visa.

Ideally a Min of Diploma in teaching ECE and hold a current NZ teacher registration to be eligible for this role. Beginning teachers and teachers in training welcome to apply.

Contact Tara Allan by phone on (06) 342 7878 or (027) 518 6467 for more information.

How to apply

Please email your CV, cover letter and direct enquiries to:

Tara Allan
(06) 342 7878 or (021) 518 6467

Download our application form
Application for Employment Form v6

Vacancy reference #:1HAPnF

Listed 12:34 PM 20 September 2021
Closes 5pm 01 October 2021

Fordell Preschool NZ

ECE centre details

Fordell Preschool

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 23

Service ID: 51527
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Physical address:
Budge Street RD 2 Fordell, Whanganui

Postal Address:
Budge Street RD 2, Fordell Postcentre, Wanganui 4572