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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

Teacher – Inglewood Kindergarten

(Permanent, full-time)

 Are you passionate about developing meaningful relationships with tamariki and whānau, by respecting their aspirations for their tamaiti and dedicated in making a difference in our local community? The ability to establish and foster genuine and meaningful relationships with local hapū and iwi and confident in the use of te reo and tikanga Māori is essential.  Inglewood Kindergarten is an active member of a fully formed and functioning Kahui Ako cluster (CoL).

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team to develop and grow the service with new ideas, share your passion, expertise and strengths to enrich learning. Creating an environment where learners can be confident in their identity, language and culture is highly valued in this place.

About this role

  • This Kindergarten has a beautiful environment with mature trees and an uncluttered learning environment, including natural materials and loose parts, with a strong commitment to sustainable practices and involving tamariki in real life learning experiences. Inglewood Kindergarten has strong whānau support and established relationships with schools and 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 and ongoing support for you and your career
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 kindergartens and supported by the Professional Team
  • We encourage all kindergartens to be involved in Enviroschools, Incredible Years, Healthy Heart and deepening our cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori

Applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and current registration.  To download an application pack click on the button below or phone 027 639 9830.

Applications close 4 pm Monday 7 October 2019

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!

There re currently no positions available

 

 

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.