Coastlands Preschool Bay of Plenty

Experienced kaiako

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 1:38 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 5pm 28 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASJ3

Situated near the beach in Coastlands, a short five-minute drive from Whakatane, Coastlands Preschool is proud to be Whakatane’s most spacious preschool – we have over twice the required space, inside and out, allowing our tamariki plenty of room to play and learn. We also make use of our lovely community, venturing to the local parks and twice weekly 'beach school' days for our older tamariki.

Our passion is our tamariki – we aim to enrich their lives through the relationships we build and the experiences we offer.

We are looking for a passionate, heart-led teacher to join our amazing team.

What we can offer you:
  • Great professional development opportunities
  • A philosophy inspired by Pikler and Reggio
  • Pay parity for registered teachers
  • Birthday perks
  • High teacher to child ratios
  • Spacious indoor and outdoor environments.
What we need from you:
  • Be an experienced teacher (registered, teacher in training or experience unqualified teacher)
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Te Whāriki and how to use this to create our own centre curriculum
  • Have confidence in both individual and group planning
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills including being efficient on a computer
  • Be passionate about creating inspiring environments
  • Be motivated and have an enthusiastic can-do attitude
  • Demonstrate respect in all relationships
  • A willingness to take initiative
  • Knowledge of loose parts and urges a bonus, but not required.
This position is five days a week but there is some flexibility with the hours involved. We have some degree of flexibility with the age this position will be working with.

The position will commence in term 1.

How to apply

Please email your CV, including your work history and referees, along with a brief letter of introduction and direct enquiries to:

Sian Greene
9 Fishermans Drive, Coastlands
(027) 408 3083

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HASJ3

Listed 1:38 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 5pm 28 February 2022

Coastlands Preschool NZ

ECE centre details

Coastlands Preschool

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 125

Service ID: 40278
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Physical address:
9 Fishermans Drive, Coastlands, Whakatane

Postal Address:
9 Fishermans Drive, Coastlands, Whakatane 3120