Irongate Kindergarten Hawke's Bay

Teacher (30 hours per week)

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Kindergarten teacher

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:50 AM 25 January 2022
Closes 10pm 13 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASXg

We are looking for an enthusiastic and visionary teacher who is self-motivated and innovative in their approach to teaching.

Irongate Kindergarten is part of the Heretaunga Kindergarten Association.  Our Association is committed to:

  • Providing education and support programmes which respect the dignity, rights, abilities, individuality, cultural values and learning styles of tamariki and whānau.
  • Providing advice, support and professional development to support ongoing growth of teaching practice.
  • Honouring the principles and practices inherent in Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Ensuring equitable practices.
  • Providing generous non-contact, professional learning and annual leave as per the Kindergarten Collective Agreement.

 Irongate Kindergarten and the teaching team:

  • Are an experienced team working within a diverse community.
  • Value the principals of whanaungatanga and kotahitanga thus placing importance on building respectful, reciprocal relationships through the sharing of experiences and working together.
  • Value and enact the principle of manaakitanga, acknowledging the mana of tamariki, whānau, community and what they bring to the kindergarten.
  • Are committed to building sustainable practices.

 The successful candidate will:

  • Have a philosophy that fits with the team and Kindergarten.
  • Be energetic and open to learning, with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Be a team player who works collaboratively but is also able to work independently.
  • Have a passion in supporting tamariki learning.
  • Be current with regard to Early Childhood Education theory and practice.
  • Have a working knowledge of Te Whāriki.
  • Be confident in using technology.

All applicants must hold a current practising certificate (full or provisional), a recognised ECE qualification, current first aid certificate and have a covid vaccine pass.  This position may be suitable for an early career or new graduate.

For more information about the Heretaunga Kindergarten Association and the role, visit our website at:  You can download a job description and application form from here.

If this sounds like you, apply now!  

How to apply

Please send your CV, application form and direct enquiries to:

Shellee Bickers
810 Heretaunga Street East
(027) 533 3838

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HASXg

Listed 9:50 AM 25 January 2022
Closes 10pm 13 February 2022

Irongate Kindergarten NZ

ECE centre details

Irongate Kindergarten

Type: Free Kindergarten
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 5293
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Physical address:
4 Walton Way, Flaxmere, Hastings

Postal Address:
810 Heretaunga Street East, Parkvale, Hastings 4122