K1 Teacher - Te Timatatanga o Te Mātauranga

Applications close:
June 12, 2023

Northland Kindergarten Association is seeking a teacher to join the teaching team at Te Timatatanga o Te Mātauranga Kindergarten, Otangarei, Whangarei. This is a permanent position.

Te Timatatanga o Te Mātauranga has 3.5 teachers, a part-time administrator, and a cook. This kindergarten operates five 6-hour sessions Monday to Friday catering for 30 children between two and six years of age and operates for 48 weeks per year.

Are you:

  • A qualified and registered ECE teacher or in your third year of study for an ECE qualification?
  • Able to establish and maintain authentic and professional relationships with children, whānau and colleagues?
  • Self-motivated, show initiative and work collaboratively within a team?
  • A good communicator with all members of a centre’s community?
  • Able to support the team’s commitment to provide a Te Ao Māori learning environment for the attending ākonga?

If so, then NKA is looking forward to receiving an application from you for this teaching position.

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 non-contact 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 Kindergarten is part of a network of 25 kindergartens within the NKA. The kindergarten is supported by a professional practice and management team. 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 & referees reports: 2.00pm Monday 12 June 2023.

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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