Central Kids Kindergartens - Northwood Waikato

Kindergarten kaiako

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

Listed 12:45 PM 19 January 2022
Closes 9.00am 04 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASTB

We have an exciting opportunity for a kaiako to join our team in Taupō. 

About us:

At Central Kids Northwood we foster a community of lifelong learners. Qualified, certificated and passionate kaiako nurture and facilitate a love of learning. We value learning dispositions such as rekareka/fun and happiness, mana maia/confidence, mana hautoa/courage, u-tonu-tanga/perseverance and whaka-ae-tika/trust, where tamariki are encouraged to be drivers of their own learning.

Central Kids Northwood provides many opportunities for children to do their learning through their play.  

Central Kids provide:

  • A commitment to putting children at the heart to all that we do – ko ngā tamariki te pūtake
  • A commitment to ensuring te reo Rangatira not only survives but thrives in our organisation
  • A commitment to upholding our obligations as partners of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • A commitment to Rautaki Ahurea – our cultural strategy
  • Access to high-quality professional development opportunities
  • Ongoing professional support to maintain quality teaching practice
  • Generous leave entitlements and ample non-contact/professional time per the Kindergarten Teachers', Head Teachers’ and Senior Teachers’ Collective Agreement.  

About you:

  • A motivated, enthusiastic teacher, who is able to put current theory into practice
  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Te Whāriki
  • Committed to te reo māori me ona tikanga, te tiriti o Waitangi and te ao Māori
  • Able to work within a team who have a strong commitment to supporting the social and emotional growth of tamariki
  • Able to demonstrate a growth mindset, be open and willing to change that enables us to continue providing high-quality early education to all tamariki who attend our services
  • ECE qualified and hold current certification and a current first aid certificate. 

The COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 requires that only a double vaccinated person may work in this role.

How to apply

For an application pack please contact:

Ashley Thompson
(07) 985 3124

Vacancy reference #:1HASTB

Listed 12:45 PM 19 January 2022
Closes 9.00am 04 February 2022

Central Kids Kindergartens - Northwood NZ

ECE centre details

Central Kids Kindergartens - Northwood

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 45

Service ID: 30070
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Physical address:
30 Northwood Road, Nukuhau, Taupo

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru 3443