Barnardos Early Learning Lower Hutt Wellington

Early learning teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 11:12 AM 25 November 2021
Closes 5pm 24 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARZy

About the role

Teachers and educators at Barnardos work in partnership with parents and whānau to encourage children’s curiosity, learning and development. As a teacher or educator you contribute to assessment, planning and implementation of a curriculum to infants, toddlers and young children that reflects current approaches to effective teaching and learning.

This is a permanent full-time position. Salary is dependent on experience.

Start date is as soon as possible so we will be reviewing applications as they come in, please do not wait to apply.

Key responsibilities

  • Help deliver a curriculum aligned to Te Whāriki
  • Support planning, implementation and evaluation of a learning programme that is responsive to the strengths and interests of children
  • Promote learning opportunities which are inclusive, equitable and culturally responsive
  • Document children’s learning and take responsibility for children’s profile books and e-portfolio, as agreed with the centre manager.

Skills and experience

  • Experience working with children, preferably in an early childhood education team setting
  • The ability to use initiative and a commitment to quality practice standards and the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Excellent communication skills and a "can-do" attitude
  • Enthusiasm and a strong desire to make a difference to children in their early years, while building strong links with their whānau and families.


In choosing to work for Barnardos, you will enjoy the benefits of working with a large well-respected NGO, while making a difference in communities.

  • Family friendly organisation with flexible working
  • Reduced cost childcare and other benefits
  • Professional and supportive colleagues
  • Wellness programme which includes flu vaccinations and discounts with health providers.

About Barnardos

For over 60 years Barnardos has been shaping brighter futures together with children and families in Aotearoa. Our mahi across social services, early learning and advocacy for children’s rights and wellbeing means we're there for the whole childhood journey, and beyond.

Every day, we’re making a positive, long-lasting difference to children's lives.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Hayley Vinten
(027) 239 9679

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HARZy

Listed 11:12 AM 25 November 2021
Closes 5pm 24 December 2021

Barnardos Early Learning Lower Hutt NZ

ECE centre details

Barnardos Early Learning Lower Hutt

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 60

Service ID: 47903
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Physical address:
218 Waterloo Road, Lower Hutt

Postal Address:
P O Box 6434, Marion Square, Wellington 6141