Waimea Kindergarten Tasman/Nelson


Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

Listed 9:32 AM 10 November 2021
Closes 5pm 03 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAR8v

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Waimea Kindergarten, working alongside a team of experienced and passionate kaiako. Waimea Kindergarten are looking for a part-time, permanent teacher. Experience working with children from 2–6 years, along with a strength in bicultural practice, te reo and ngā tikanga Māori, assessment and planning is desirable. In addition, knowledge around respectful practices, supporting children’s wellbeing would be beneficial.

Located on the Waimea campus alongside local schools, this kindergarten has 2 buildings, Te Puna with 30 children and Te Awa with 40 children. The teaching team aim to create an inclusive play-based learning environment that empowers and respects children and their whānau in their lifelong learning journey.

Statement of intent:

Children will leave Waimea Kindergarten with skills, dispositions and attitudes for lifelong learning.

Nelson Tasman Kindergartens is the leading provider of early childhood education in our region. 

We have a network of 22 high quality and well resourced kindergartens across the region, each with their own unique character.

Why should I work at Nelson Tasman Kindergartens?

·        Staff at Nelson Tasman Kindergartens benefit from the great ideas and the combined wealth of experience of the 140 teachers that work for us

·        Teaching staff are supported by a team of senior education advisors, the management team, board and association office staff, as well as administrators in every kindergarten

·        We are a not for profit charity which ensures all funds go towards our children’s education

·        We are an Enviroschools partner and offer our families free parenting support.

Applications are invited from qualified and registered teachers with a current practising certificate. 

How to apply

Send a cover letter, CV and completed application form, and direct enquiries to:

Amy Katipa
(03) 546 7683

Vacancy reference #:1HAR8v

Listed 9:32 AM 10 November 2021
Closes 5pm 03 December 2021

Waimea Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Waimea Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 5400
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Physical address:
11 A Gilbert Street, Richmond

Postal Address:
P O Box 360, Nelson, Nelson 7040