Employment - Northland Kindergarten Association
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Our teachers provide the children of Northland high quality learning experiences and maintain a level of professionalism that sees them continually striving to ensure their practice is current.

NKA offers teachers:


  • Regular access to a wide range of professional learning opportunities throughout the year
  • Ongoing professional support through a Professional Practice team that includes Professional Practice Managers, Pou Whakarewa Tikanga Maori Advisor and a Speech Language Therapist
  • Daily non contact time
  • Well-resourced and inspiring environments in which to work
  • A wellness Policy that supports the health and well-being of NKA staff
  • A Kauri Scholarship scheme (that offers 3 scholarships) that gives teachers the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to the value of $6000 to do research
Email Applications to: appointments@nka.org.nz or post to: Appointments Secretary, Northland Kindergarten, PO Box 4005, Whangarei 0141.


Only people with the right to work in this country may apply for this position.

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Part Time, fixed term K1 Lunch Cover Teacher Doubtless Bay Kindergarten


Northland Kindergarten Association is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic teacher to join the teaching team at Doubtless Bay Kindergarten, Taipa. This is a 10 hours per week position, fixed term contract until the end of term four 2020, to cover teachers lunch breaks.

Doubtless Bay Kindergarten has a teaching team of 3 teachers and a part-time administrator. The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday.

NKA is seeking applications from qualified teachers who have the following attributes:

  • Able to establish and maintain authentic and professional relationships with children, whānau and colleagues
  • Self-motivated, show initiative and will work collaboratively within our team
  • Good communicator with all members of the kindergarten community


Applicants must hold a minimum Dip Teaching (ECE) or higher qualification, current practicing certificate and first aid certificate.

Download an application pack and a position description from the NKA website www.nka.org.nz or email appointments@nka.org.nz to request an application pack and position description.

Closing date for applications & referees reports 2pm Thursday 18 June 2020      

Email Applications to: appointments@nka.org.nz or post to: Appointments Secretary, Northland Kindergarten Association, PO Box 4005, Whangarei, 0141


Whangarei, Northern Wairoa & Bay of Islands

The Northland Kindergarten Association (NKA) invites qualified teachers with a recognised early childhood qualification, minimum Dip. Tch. (ECE) or recognised equivalent, current registration and current first aid certificate. to register as a casual day to day relief teacher.


With seven NKA kindergartens moving to an All Year model where the kindergartens will be open for a minimum of 48 weeks a year, we are seeking additional trained and registered ECE teachers to work as relievers in these kindergartens. This relieving will cover staff on annual/sick leave as well as covering time away for ongoing professional learning.


Additional relievers are required specifically to be available in Kaikohe and the Bay of Islands, and in the greater Whangarei area.

Please contact the association on 09 435 9099 or visit www.nka.org.nz

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