Kowhai Free Kindergarten Canterbury

Kindergarten teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 1:19 PM 14 October 2021
Closes 4pm 03 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQUT

Position commencing 10 January 2022.

Our Association has been providing early childhood education in South Canterbury for over 75 years and is the largest ECE provider in the region. Our 13 kindergartens are spread throughout the district from Timaru to Twizel.  With an experienced Senior Teacher team, South Canterbury Kindergartens is part of a combined initiative that provides professional support to the Waimate, Geraldine, Oamaru and Ashburton Kindergarten Associations.

Our Association prides itself on a harmonious, unified, professional culture where all employees are valued. There is a strong focus on sustainable practices, wellbeing and creating effective systems. All 13 kindergartens are members of Enviroschools.

South Canterbury Kindergartens offers strong support to all staff and has a comprehensive Professional Development programme that we believe is indicative of our progressive approach.

We are very focused on employing passionate, energetic and committed professionals to join our team.

Kowhai Kindergarten is a long-established kindergarten providing valuable education and care in this community. Kowhai Kindergarten operates 8.30am -2.30pm every weekday with up to 30 children aged 2-5 years attending daily. Kowhai kindergarten is open for 49 weeks of the year. The kindergarten team is passionate about creating a warm, respectful, nurturing environment for tamariki and whānau.

We welcome inquires and can arrange visits to the kindergarten.

Applicants must

  • Be a fully qualified and registered teacher
  • Have a current first aid certificate.

South Canterbury Kindergartens adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teachers. Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019-2022.

How to apply

Please complete an application form and send with you CV to:

Dave Hawkey, General Manager
(03) 688 3098

Download our application form
Kowhai Kindergarten Teacher Application Form v2

Download our position description
Teacher Job Description v67

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQUT

Listed 1:19 PM 14 October 2021
Closes 4pm 03 November 2021

ECE centre details

Kowhai Free Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5474
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Physical address:
16 Coonoor Road, Timaru

Postal Address:
P O Box 61, Timaru 7940