Star Early Learning Tasman/Nelson

Early childhood teacher positions for U2 and O2

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua
Pay Parity up to step 5 from January 2022

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 1:49 PM 05 November 2021
Closes 5pm 26 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAR2b

We are seeking applications to work in a brand-new centre, under our Star Early Learning umbrella and also in our existing under three centre. Due to the demand of our families, we have created a new build, over twos centre and are finally ready for a passionate, dedicated, and qualified team to help bring our vision to life.    

Star is well known throughout our community for our strong, respectful relationships and a philosophy based on responsive, authentic care. We promote an emotionally nurturing, peaceful environment, where teachers are trusted to respond to the individual cues and interests of each child to learn, grow and unfold in their own time.

Find more about our kaupapa and philosophy at

We have both full and part time permanent positions available for experienced or new graduate ECE teachers. If successful, applicants will need to be flexible to work within the rostered hours, consisting of Monday to Friday, between 7.30am and 5.30pm. 

Our ideal applicants will have a commitment to providing the highest standard of quality care and learning experiences and include the following attributes:

  •  A fun and easy-going personality and practice which is in line with our respectful philosophy
  • Knowledge around a RIE/Pikler philosophy
  • Experience with primary caregiving
  • Be qualified in Early Childhood Education and have a current practising certificate
  • Sees the importance of self-growth through professional learning and reflection
  • Have a strong understanding of our bicultural curriculum and be able to implement Māori dispositions, tikanga and learning outcomes for all children
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Foster and maintain strong communication-based relationships with children, whānau, and colleagues
  • Be vaccinated against COVID in line with any legal requirements.

Applicants for this position must have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand working visa.

How to apply

If you believe that you would be our ideal candidate, please send your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and at least 1 written reference and 1 verbal reference to:

Melissa Laing
(03) 5473436

Vacancy reference #:1HAR2b

Listed 1:49 PM 05 November 2021
Closes 5pm 26 November 2021

Star Early Learning NZ

ECE centre details

Star Early Learning

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 25

Service ID: 45447
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Physical address:
331 Annesbrook Drive, Nelson

Postal Address:
331 Annesbrook Drive, Nelson 7011