You will build trusting relationships with tamariki (the children) that empower them to take on the challenge of our environment. "Video link"
Parents' expectations will guide you as you support each child to get to know the centre, our mountain and those around them. Allowing children to develop an identity as a ‘lifelong lover of Snowsports’.
Reporting to the team leader, you will be responsible for educating, caring for children in accordance with the Te Whāriki framework and the criteria set by MoE. The facilities include indoor/outdoor educational activity areas.
About the role:
Educating children by exploring our outdoor environment, reading, and playing games
Providing a variety of experiences and activities and discussing the children's day with parents
Implementation and understanding of ECE curriculum Te Whāriki
Commitment to a bicultural learning environment
Review of operational policies monthly.
Inspire children in the joy and in the love of being on the mountain and skiing
Dedicated, flexible, willing to take ownership of our youngest and most important guests' experience
Proactive and comfortable stepping in and helping other departments when required
Enjoy working in a dynamic, fun, and vibrant team environment
Understand that employment is subject to the vagaries of the weather and business levels
Understand and support the application of Te Whāriki
Fully vaccinated as per the Ministry of Health requirements and be able to provide evidence of a fully vaccinated status prior to employment.
Skills and qualifications:
Applicants must be New Zealand registered ECE educators (provisional teacher registration is minimum)
Applicants must have a current first aid certificate
Understanding NZSIA technique and methodology is an advantage
Foreign languages such as French are an advantage
Skiing experience is an advantage.
Information for overseas trained teachers considering coming to New Zealand to work is available on the TeachNZ website
Three peak season-pass, discounts, free ski/snowboard lessons, free transport.