Colenso Early Childhood Centre Hawke's Bay

Early childhood 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 9:20 PM 25 November 2021
Closes 3pm 13 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARah

If you are looking for an inspirational and engaging teaching experience then you must apply.

This permanent position is ful- time (33.75 hours) and starts early Feb 2022.

We are a centre that cares and educates children of teenage parents who attend the adjacent HB School for teenage parents based at William Colenso College. Wages are based on school terms only.

We have 2 rooms, Nga Pēpe and Nga Tamariki, currently we have 30 tamariki. Our teacher to child ratio allows us to provide quality education to small groups within a calm and nurturing environment.  Whakawhanaungatanga and manaakitanga is our key to strong connections with tamariki, parents and whānau.

Key qualites we are looking for:

  • Strengths in te reo me tikianga Māori (an advantage)
  • Recognise and respond to the needs of all tamariki
  • Non-judgmental, empathy and understanding in working with young parents
  • Have culturally responsive and engaging practices
  • A strong sense of collegiality - work collaboratively with others
  • Have a sound knowledge of Te Whāriki and child assessment
  • Passion, enthusiasm and motivation.

We can offer:

  • Quality ratios 
  • 2 hours paid non-contact time
  • Individual contracts in line with NZEI's ECECA
  • Teacher only time
  • A fun working team.

Job description and philosophy available on request.

How to apply

Please send your CV (no more than 5 pages including cover page), and direct enquiries to:

Jo McMillan
21 Arnold Street, Onekawa, Napier
(06) 833 6757

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HARah

Listed 9:20 PM 25 November 2021
Closes 3pm 13 December 2021

Colenso Early Childhood Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Colenso Early Childhood Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 44

Service ID: 55434
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Physical address:
21 Arnold Street, Marewa, Napier

Postal Address:
P O Box 5113, Greenmeadows, Napier 4145