Orapa Kindergarten Taranaki


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 2:28 PM 02 November 2021
Closes 4 pm 22 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQuF

(Part-time - 17 hours per week, 0.425 FTE)

Are you passionate about developing meaningful relationships with tamariki and whānau by respecting aspirations for their tamaiti.  Are you dedicated to making a difference in our local community? The ability to establish and foster genuine and meaningful relationships with local hapū and iwi and a desire to further learning in the use of te reo and tikanga Māori, is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team to develop and grow the service with new ideas, share your passion, expertise and strengths to enrich learning. Creating an environment where learners can be confident in their language, culture and identity is highly valued in this kindergarten. The aim is that tamariki gain a sense of turangawaewae in this place.

About this role

  • You will be part of a team that works collaboratively to respond to the diverse needs of our learning community
  • Orapa Kindergarten has strong whanau support and established relationships with schools, support services and the local community
  • A strong emphasis on maintaining our Pā-Harakeke Healthy Heart Award and involving the community in sustainable practices

What we offer

  • As part of Kindergarten Taranaki, you have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the KTCA and to be part of an organisation which offers fantastic professional development and ongoing support for your career
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 Kindergartens
  • All Kindergartens are Enviroschools
  • We encourage all Kindergartens to be involved in Incredible Years, Healthy Heart and deepening our cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori

All applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and current registration. For further information download an application pack from our website www.kindergartentaranaki.co.nz or phone (027) 639 9830. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Bernadette Bruce
(027) 639 9830

Vacancy reference #:1HAQuF

Listed 2:28 PM 02 November 2021
Closes 4 pm 22 November 2021

Orapa Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Orapa Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 34

Service ID: 5228
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Physical address:
10 Wood Street, Waitara

Postal Address:
P O Box 655, New Plymouth 4340