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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 – Frankleigh Park Kindergarten

(Permanent – Full time teaching role ­- hours = 40 per week)

Start date: 17 January 2020

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.

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 language, culture and identity is highly valued in this place.

About this role

  • This Kindergarten has a stunning 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. Frankleigh Park Kindergarten has strong whānau support and established relationships with schools, support services and the local community

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
  • All 24 Kindergartens are Enviroschools
  • We encourage all Kindergartens to be involved in, Incredible Years, Healthy Heart and deepening our cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori

All applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and current registration. For further information click on the button below to download an application pack  or phone 027 639 9830.

Applications close on Monday 18th November 2019 at 3pm

Hawera Kindergarten

Teacher

(Part-time = 0.4125 FTE, 16.5 hours per week)

Start date: 17 January 2020

  • Are you passionate about developing meaningful relationships with tamariki and whānau, by respecting aspirations for their tamaiti and dedicated in making a difference in our local community?
  • Are you knowledgeable about Te Ao Māori and committed to ensuring that te reo Māori not only survives but thrives?

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

  • Hawera 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. Hawera Kindergarten has strong whānau support and established relationships with schools, support services and the local community

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 and ongoing support for your career
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 Kindergartens
  • All Kindergartens are Enviroschools
  • We encourage all Kindergartens to be involved in Incredible Years, Healthy Heart and deepening our cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori
  • Hours of employment:
    • Monday (12 – 2pm)
    • Tuesday (10am – 4.30pm)
    • Wednesday (10am – 3pm)
    • Thursday (12 – 2pm)
    • Friday (12 – 2pm)

All applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and current registration. For further information click on the button below to download an application pack or phone 027 639 9830.

Applications close Monday 18th November 2019 at 3pm

Patea Kindergarten

Teacher

(Part – time – 0.4125 FTE, 16.5 hours per week)

Start date: 17 January 2020

Are you passionate about developing meaningful relationships with tamariki and whānau, by respecting 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.

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 language, culture and identity is highly valued in this place.

About this role

  • Patea Kindergarten has a beautiful environment with mature trees and an uncluttered learning environment, including natural materials and loose parts, with a strong commitment to involving the whole community in sustainable practices
  • Patea Kindergarten has strong whānau support and established relationships with schools, support services and the local community

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 and ongoing support for your career
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 Kindergartens
  • All Kindergartens are Enviroschools
  • We encourage all Kindergartens to be involved in Incredible Years, Healthy Heart and deepening our cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori
  • Hours of employment:
    • Monday (10.30 – 2pm)
    • Tuesday (12 – 4.30pm)
    • Wednesday (12 – 3pm)
    • Thursday (10.30am – 2pm)
    • Friday (12 – 2pm)

All applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and current registration.  For further information click on the button below to download an application pack or phone 027 639 9830.

Applications close Monday 18th November 2019 at 3pm

 

Frankleigh Park Kindergarten

Teacher

(Part-time – 0.50 FTE, 20 hours per week)

Start date: 17 January 2020

Are you passionate about developing meaningful relationships with tamariki and whānau, by respecting aspirations for their tamaiti and dedicated to make 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.

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 language, culture and identity is highly valued in this place.

About this role

  • This Kindergarten has a beautiful environment with mature trees and gardens, including natural materials and loose parts, with a strong commitment in involving the whole community in sustainable practices
  • Frankleigh Park Kindergarten has strong whānau support and established relationships with schools, support services and the local community

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 and ongoing support for your career
  • You will be part of a professional network of 24 Kindergartens
  • We encourage all Kindergartens to be involved in Enviroschools, Incredible Years, Healthy Heart and deepening our cultural journey to strengthen Te Ao Māori
  • Hours of employment:
    • Monday (11.30am – 1.30pm)
    • Tuesday (11.30am – 4.30pm)
    • Wednesday (11.30am – 4.30pm)
    • Thursday (11.30am – 4.30pm)
    • Friday (11.30am – 2.30pm)

All applicants must hold a NZ recognised ECE qualification and current registration. For further information download an application pack from our website www.kindergartentaranaki.co.nz or phone 027 639 9830.

Applications close Friday 22nd November 2019 at 3pm

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.