K1 teacher – Northland Kindergarten Association
NKA is seeking an enthusiastic and capable teacher to join the team at this kindergarten, Taipa. This position is a job share position working Thursdays and Fridays and will commence on the Thursday 13 January 2022.
The kindergarten is an Enviroschools kindergarten working towards their silver recognition. The dedicated team of teachers adhere to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Manakitanga, Whakawhanaungatanga and Kaitiakitanga are at the heart of their philosophy, and practice where teachers’ value and see the importance of building strong partnerships with whānau and their tāmaiti in the kindergarten and community. At our kindergarten tamariki learn through active exploration in a nurturing, safe learning environment, rich in materials and opportunities to support life-long learning as creative and independent thinkers.
The kindergarten currently has a team of 4 teachers and a part-time administrator. The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday catering for 30 children between 2 and 6 years of age.
We are part of a network of 25 kindergartens within the NKA. The kindergarten is supported by a professional practice and management team. NKA adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teacher, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019-2022.
Applicants must hold a recognised NZ ECE qualification, current practising certificate, first aid certificate and provide evidence of full vaccination status. 2021 ECE graduate students are also welcomed to apply, NKA provides excellent support for registration and mentoring.
Closing date for applications and referees’ reports are the same.
How to apply
Download an application pack and a position description from the NKA website www.nka.org.nz or email to request an application pack and position description. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:
Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141
(09) 435 9099 extn 8
Doubtless Bay Kindergarten
ECE centre details
5 E Mamaru Road, Taipa
P O Box 4005, Kamo, Whangarei 0141