Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu Wellington

Early childhood kaiako

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 1:50 PM 19 January 2022
Closes 5pm 08 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASTS

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) is New Zealand's largest school. We provide personalised learning programmes through distance education from early childhood level to year 13, including young adult and adult learners.

Early childhood Te Kura offers a free, individualised programme for ākonga/learners aged 2–6 years old. Learners enroll with the programme for various reasons including distance, itinerant, high health needs, special development needs, special circumstances.

Due to an increase in enrolments for the start of 2022, we are looking for a qualified fixed-term early childhood kaiako to work 24 hours per week during term 1. There is the possibility of an extension should our enrolments continue to increase over that period.  

This is an exciting role for an experienced ECE kaiako who will work in partnership with parents/supervisors/whānau and develop an individual programme of learning for ākonga, using the New Zealand Early Childhood CurriculumTe Whāriki– He whāriki mātauranga mō ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa.

This role requires someone who works collaboratively in a team, is willing to learn, is a problem solver, share ideas and builds respectful and reciprocal relationships.

Our programme uses various online communication tools, so you need to be able to be digitally literate and capable with technology. 

If you are an excellent communicator, self-motivated, show initiative, and are committed to improving education outcomes for learners, we would love to hear from you. With Te Kura working to become a bilingual organisation having proficiency or skills in te reo Māori would be highly desirable.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced kaiako to be part of our early childhood teaching team, based in Wellington. Check out the excellent employment terms for this position, Early Childhood Teachers Collective Agreement 2018 -2021 . Te Kura supports flexible working conditions.

How to apply

Please apply through the vacancy link. For further information, view the position description via the vacancy link, or contact:

Wendy Talbot-Aspin, Regional Manager, Overseas and Early Childhood
(027) 551 9146

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HASTS

Listed 1:50 PM 19 January 2022
Closes 5pm 08 February 2022

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu NZ

School details

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

Type: Correspondence School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 99
Roll: 7178

School number: 498
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Physical address:
11 Portland Crescent, Thorndon, Wellington

Postal Address:
Private Bag 39992, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt, 5045.0