K1 Teacher - Te Timatatanga o Te Mātauranga

Applications close:
August 25, 2022

Northland Kindergarten Association (NKA) is seeking an inspiring and dedicated teacher to join the team at Te Timatatanga o Te Mātauranga, Otangarei, Whangarei.  

Te Timatatanga o Te Mātauranga’s learning environment fully reflects a Te Ao Māori world view, which is evidenced throughout their kaupapa.  This dedicated team of teachers adhere to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the tikanga practices of Te Ao Māori and are committed to working in partnership with whanau Māori and attending tāmariki/ākonga.

Te Timatatanga o Te Mātauranga has a team of 4 teachers and a part time administrator.  The kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday, catering for a roll of 30 children between two and six years of age. The kindergarten is operational, 48 weeks per year. If you are interested in applying, what we offer you is:

  • Pay parity with the primary school sector
  • A yearly individual professional development budget  
  • 15 days professional time each year to work on your own professional growth cycle
  • Regular, scheduled noncontact time each week
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Ongoing professional support and guidance from a professional practice team  
  • Wellbeing support through a comprehensive Wellness Policy
  • A supportive induction and mentoring programme for new graduates

Te Timatatanga o Te Mātauranga 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 and first aid certificate.  

Closing date for applications and referees’ reports: 2.00pm Thursday 25th August 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

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