Collaborative preschool teacher
Are you looking to be valued? Want to be part of something special? We are searching for a new team member in our preschool room of 30 tamariki, within a centre of 60. Our centre is based in the grounds of North Shore Hospital, a community within the DHB. We strive to enact our philosophy, which is born from relationships – equal partnerships between children, caregivers, whānau, community, and the environment. These relationships are established within a culture of kindness, through caregiving moments, rituals, our daily interactions and mutual respect.
We are a privately owned centre whose centre owner is very much involved and has many years of experience. We are passionate about the philosophies of Reggio Emilia and Emmi Pikler.
The successful candidate will:
- Role model our values within their practice
- Be authentic, respectful and joyful
- Have some working knowledge of the Reggio philosophy
- Have the ability to make learning visible to all stakeholders
- Be able to have open dialogue and collaborate with your team
- Love to reflect, learn and collaborate – learning is a journey
- The ability to garden and or play ukulele would be a bonus.
In return we offer:
- A culture of kindness
- A brilliant supportive management team
- Lots of support in your learning journey
- The opportunity to work in a truly collaborative team
- The opportunity to work in a centre whose mission is to empower and inspire everyone to learn together
- An environment that feels like a home-away-from-home and a centre that lives and breathes its philosophy.
We will continue to search until we find the right person, not just anyone will do. it could possibly be a 4 day role.
The right applicant must find delight in reflection, work collaboratively, value real connection and have a hunger for learning.
We are also looking for casual centre relievers.
Please feel welcome to ring and have chat to see if we are the home for you.
How to apply
Vacancy reference #:1HAVPv
Takapuna Learning Space
ECE centre details
124 Shakespeare Road, Milford, Auckland
20 Northboro Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622