Employment

K1 Teacher – Fixed Term – Tikipunga Kindergarten

Applications close:
January 25, 2022

Northland Kindergarten Association (NKA) is seeking an inspiring and reflective teacher to join the team at Tikipunga Kindergarten, Whangarei. This fixed term teaching position will start in February and finish on the 16 December 2022.  

Tikipunga Kindergarten’s environment has been lovingly designed over the past few years. This natural, un-cluttered and empowering space is a place where children thrive in relationships with adults who value differences and peaceful practices and are committed to enhancing well-being through social-emotional aptitudes.

Tikipunga Kindergarten’s philosophy statement includes the following aspiration: the ethos of manaakitanga and kaitiakitanga are the essence of our work and play as we learn to get along together.

If the mood you create is warm, welcoming, and calm; your communication style is open, honest, and respectful; you seek possibilities and potential in your teaching; you are active in Te Tiriti practices and enjoy working with children and whānau, then we are very keen to hear from you.

Tikipunga Kindergarten has a team of 5 teachers and part time administrator. The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday, catering for a roll of 40 children between two and six years of age. Tikipunga Kindergarten operates an All-Year Model, 48 weeks per year. 

Tikipunga Kindergarten is part of a network of 25 kindergartens within the NKA. The kindergarten is supported by professional practice and management teams. NKA adheres to the employment conditions as offered in the Kindergarten Teacher, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019-2022.

Applicants must hold a recognised New Zealand ECE qualification (minimum Dip Teaching ECE), current practicing certificate, first aid certificate and provide evidence of full Covid 19 vaccination status.

Closing date for applications and referees' reports: 2.00pm Tuesday 25th January 2022.

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

Email application form, full CV and references to: appointments@nka.org.nz

Alternatively post to:
Appointments Secretary
Northland Kindergarten Association
PO Box 4005
Kamo
Whangarei
0141

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