Central Kids Early Learning Centres - Golden Sands Bay of Plenty

ELC 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 1:33 PM 19 January 2022
Closes 9.00am 04 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASTK

We have an exciting opportunity for a kaiako to join our team in a parental leave position. 

About us:

Central Kids Golden Sands provide a comfortable, nurturing and safe environment that supports both active and quiet play. Tamariki are exposed to and foster social interaction and sense of belonging by supporting positive responsive and expressive interactions between tamariki, whānau and kaiako. We encourage engagement whilst nurturing independence.

Our four guiding principles of our philosophy include:

  • Aroha – love and compassion
  • Manaaki – nurturing and support
  • Whakakoha – respectful and giving
  • Whanaungatanga – relatedness and connection. 

Central Kids provide:

  • A commitment to putting children at the heart to all that we do – ko ngā tamariki te pūtake
  • 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
  • Support with teacher registration and costs.

About you:

  • A motivated, enthusiastic teacher, who is able to put current theory into practice
  • A passion for working within a mixed-age centre, with both U2 and O2 aged tamariki 
  • 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

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Ashley Thompson
(07) 985 3124

Vacancy reference #:1HASTK

Listed 1:33 PM 19 January 2022
Closes 9.00am 04 February 2022

Central Kids Early Learning Centres - Golden Sands NZ

ECE centre details

Central Kids Early Learning Centres - Golden Sands

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 45611
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Physical address:
30 Golden Sands Drive, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa

Postal Address:
P O Box 341, Putaruru, Waikato 3443