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To apply for a teaching position with Kindergarten Taranaki, applicants must hold:

  • Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Current Practising Certificate
  • Current First Aid Certificate

 

HEAD TEACHER –Ngamotu Kindergarten

 Are you passionate about providing a learning environment for all tamariki/whanau/kaiako and dedicated to making a difference in our local community?  The ability to establish and foster genuine and meaningful relationships with local hapū and iwi and develop the use of te reo and tikanga Māori is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team, develop and grow the service with new ideas, share your passion and enrich learning.

About the role

  • This kindergarten is set in a beautiful environment with mature trees and an uncluttered learning environment, including natural materials to stimulate the children’s imagination, inventiveness and creativity. Ngamotu Kindergarten has strong whanau support and established relationships with school and other support services.

What we offer

  • As part of Kindergarten Taranaki, you have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the KTCA and to be part of an organisation which offers fantastic professional development opportunities.
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 kindergartens and supported by the Professional Team.
  • Ongoing support with assessment/ planning/evaluation/internal evaluation/teaching as inquiry/mentoring/pedagogical leadership.
  • We encourage all kindergartens to be involved in Enviroschools, Incredible Years and Healthy Heart and to be part of a deepening cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori across the organisation.

Applications and referees’ reports close 4 pm Monday, 12 February 2018.

 

HEAD TEACHER – Stratford Central Kindergarten

 Are you passionate about providing a learning environment for all tamariki/whanau/kaiako and dedicated to making a difference in our local community?  The ability to establish and foster genuine and meaningful relationships with local hapū and iwi and develop the use of te reo and tikanga Māori is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team, develop and grow the service with new ideas, share your passion and enrich learning.

About the role

  • This kindergarten is set in a beautiful environment with mature trees and an uncluttered learning environment, including natural materials to stimulate the children’s imagination, inventiveness and creativity. Stratford Central Kindergarten has strong whanau support and established relationships with school and other support services.

What we offer

  • As part of Kindergarten Taranaki, you have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the KTCA and to be part of an organisation which offers fantastic professional development opportunities.
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 kindergartens and supported by the Professional Team.
  • Ongoing support with assessment/ planning/evaluation/internal evaluation/teaching as inquiry/mentoring/pedagogical leadership.
  • We encourage all kindergartens to be involved in Enviroschools, Incredible Years and Healthy Heart and to be part of a deepening cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori across the organisation.

Applications and referees’ reports close 4 pm Monday, 12 February 2018.

 

Stratford Central Kindergarten – Teacher, permanent, full-time

 Are you passionate about providing a learning environment for all tamariki / whānau / kaiako and dedicated to making a difference in our local community? The ability to establish and foster genuine and meaningful relationships with local hapū and iwi and develop the use of te reo and tikanga Māori is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team, develop and grow the service with new ideas, share your passion and enrich learning.

 About the role

  • This kindergarten is set in a beautiful environment and an uncluttered indoor/outdoor learning space to stimulate the children’s imagination, inventiveness and creativity. Stratford Central Kindergarten has strong whānau support and established relationships with schools and other support services.

What we offer you

  • As part of Kindergarten Taranaki, you have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the KTCA and to be part of an organisation which offers fantastic professional development opportunities.
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 Kindergartens and supported by the Professional Team.
  • Ongoing support with assessment / planning / evaluation / internal evaluation / teaching as inquiry / mentoring / educational leadership.
  • We encourage all kindergartens to be involved in Enviroschools, Incredible Years and Healthy Heart and to be part of a deepening cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori across the organisation.

Applications and referees reports close 4 pm, Monday, 26 February 2018.

Relieving Teachers – Kindergarten Taranaki

Expressions of Interest for Relieving Teachers – Kindergarten Taranaki

Are you passionate about providing a learning environment for all tamariki / whānau / kaiako and dedicated to making a difference in our local community?

If you want to make a difference, we would love to hear from you!  Kindergarten Taranaki (Te Putahi Kura Pūhou o Taranaki) currently has vacancies for Relieving Teachers, both qualified / registered and in-training teachers, to provide relieving cover within the 24 kindergartens across the Taranaki region.  Primary trained teachers may apply for relief teaching work.

Kindergarten Taranaki provides learning environments that are reflective of the communities and whānau that we serve.  Through our vision of “enriching learning”, we deliver our mission of “inspiring tamariki, supporting whānau and growing communities by being innovative leaders in early learning”.

If you want flexible working hours that are well remunerated, then we look forward to your application.   Please include in your covering letter an indication of the locations within Taranaki where you would be willing to provide relief cover.

Arohatia te Mātauranga! We Love Learning!

Why choose Kindergarten?

  • Kindergarten Taranaki is the largest ECE provider and employer of ECE Teachers in Taranaki. Our teachers enjoy the following benefits:
  • Collaborative and reciprocal relationships with children and families/whanau in their communities
  • Collegial support/mentoring from highly experienced teachers
  • Excellent Professional learning and development opportunities
  • Generous non- contact time
  • Individualised induction programmes
  • Term breaks including six weeks annual leave
  • Pay parity with Primary/Secondary Teachers and recognition for higher qualifications i.e. degrees*
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Support and Guidance programmes for Provisionally Registered Teachers

*The Kindergarten Teachers, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement  has details of salary scales and conditions of employment.