We have an exciting opportunity for a kaiako/teacher to join our team in Matamata at Central Kids Rāwhiti.
Central Kids Rāwhiti is a well-established kindergarten serving second and third generation families. Relationships are at the heart of all we do. We aspire to be welcoming, respectful and inclusive, fostering a sense of belonging. We welcome parent participation, valuing the partnership between kindergarten and families. Our goal is to create a sense of whanaungatanga and connectedness among the children, whānau, teachers and the wider Matamata community.
Central Kids provide:
A commitment to putting children at the heart to all that we do – Ko ngā tamariki te pūtake
A commitment to ensuring te reo Rangatira not only survives but thrives in our organisation
A commitment to upholding our obligations as partners of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
A commitment to Rautaki Ahurea – our cultural strategy
Access to high-quality professional development opportunities
Ongoing professional support to maintain quality teaching practice
6 weeks' annual leave, 9 days' sick leave and ample non-contact/professional time per the Kindergarten Teachers', Head Teachers’ and Senior Teachers’ Collective Agreement.
A motivated, enthusiastic teacher, who is able to put current theory into practice
Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
Committed to te reo māori me ona tikanga, te tiriti o Waitangi and te ao Māori
Able to work within a team who have a strong commitment to supporting the social and emotional growth of tamariki
Able to demonstrate a growth mindset, be open and willing to change that enables us to continue providing high-quality early education to all tamariki who attend our services
ECE qualified and hold current certification and a current first aid certificate.