Work for us

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

Waitara Central Kindergarten – permanent, full-time Teacher.  Salary Scale K1.  Waitara Central offers a   1 : 10 teacher/child ratio for a group of 30 children attending either a 6 hour day, 3 hr morning or 3 hour afternoon session.


Applications close:   4 pm Monday, 30 October 2017

Relieving Teachers

We’d love to talk with you about your options and to arrange for you to visit our kindergartens. If you are a qualified registered teacher and think you might be interested in becoming a reliever please contact the Association Office on 027 639 9830.


We are seeking a very special person to work alongside our highly motivated and skilled teachers at Koromiko Kindergarten. The successful applicant will be responsible for

  • data entry in to the infocare child management system
  • maintaining effective administrative systems.

The hours of work are 15 per week during term time only.

You will be able to

  • communicate with young children and adults
  • multi-task and self manage in a very busy environment
  • use technology competently
  • demonstrate an excellent work ethic

Applications close 4 pm, Friday, 6 October 2017.

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.