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A CAREER IN KINDERGARTEN

   
 

Early childhood education is an important first step in building the foundation for a child's ongoing learning and development. 

 

At Whānau Manaaki, we pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.

 

All of our teachers and educators receive ongoing professional development and support from Senior Teachers or Etu Ao leaders.

 

As an early childhood teacher you will be at the cutting edge of education, and play a critical role in helping young children along a pathway of lifelong learning.

 

In conjunction with The Open Polytechnic, we support our home-based educators (TONIs) to achieve a certificate in Early Childhood Education, level 3.

The TONIs and Kindergarten Based Students who wish to further their studies are able to study and achieve the Bachelor of Education (ECE) also with The Open Polytechnic.

We also support another group of Kindergarten Based Students to achieve a Degree in Early Childhood with Te Rito Maioha (previously Te Tari Puna Ora o Aotearoa New Zealand Childcare Association).

 

We support all students with their studies by offering study days as well as assistance with editing and writing their assignments to help them achieve their goals.

 

Do you think you might be interested?

 

We'd love to talk with you about your options and to arrange for you to visit our kindergartens.

 

For more information, the TeachNZ website is a valuable source of information on options for study, financial support and provides profiles of ECE training providers. 

 

We're always looking for teachers and educators to join our "caring family", so if you think you might be interested, get in touch now.

 

  To apply for a teaching position with Whānau Manaaki, applicants must hold:
  • Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Current Practising Certificate
  • Current First Aid Certificate
 
All teachers working with children in Whānau Manaaki are qualified. This means that you will be part of a team where all members have professional knowledge and understanding of children's learning and development.
 
 

Registration

 

All teachers working for us must either hold a certificate of full registration or be working towards it.
 
You will be supported as you work through the registration period, with workshops and a professional, individualised advice and guidance programme.
 

All vacancies are advertised below or online
in the Education Gazette,

 

Contact our Human Resources officer for a full application pack and job description.
 
 

 

 

 

Current vacancies:

 

Teacher – Salary Scale K1

 

Petone Kindergarten – Permanent Part-time Teacher – There is a Permanent Part-time Teacher position available in this kindergarten situated in Petone. This is a .6 position (24hrs worked over 5 days). This kindergarten operates with 6 hour sessions every day.    An ability to meet the key tasks specific to this kindergarten, outlined in the Job Description, will be an advantage. 
Duties to commence asap or as negotiated. 
Applications close Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 12.00p.m.

 

All applicants must hold a current practising certificate, first aid certificate, and a recognised NZ Early Childhood Education Qualification. Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens is an EEO employer.

 

Te Timatanga Hou Kindergarten – Fixed Term Fulltime Relieving Teacher – There is a Fixed Term Fulltime Relieving Teacher position available in this kindergarten situated in Levin. This is a parental leave position for 1 year and is contingent on the leave being completed. An ability to meet the key tasks specific to this kindergarten, outlined in the Job Description, will be an advantage. 
Duties to commence 20 May 2019 or as negotiated. 
Applications close Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 12.00p.m

 

All applicants must hold a current practising certificate, first aid certificate, and a recognised NZ Early Childhood Education Qualification. Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens is an EEO employer.

 

Heretaunga Kindergarten – Permanent Part-time Teacher: There is a Permanent Part-time Teacher position available at this kindergarten which is situated in Upper Hutt.  This is a .5 position (20 hours worked over five days). The Kindergarten operates with five 6-hour sessions per week.  An ability to meet the key tasks specific to this kindergarten, outlined in the Job Description, will be an advantage. 
Duties to commence asap or as negotiated.

Applications close Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 12.00p.m.

 

All applicants must hold a current practising certificate, first aid certificate, and a recognised NZ Early Childhood Education Qualification. Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens is an EEO employer.

 

 

 

Current vacancies:

 

Head Teacher – Salary Scale K2

 

Wadestown– Permanent Head Teacher – There is a Permanent Head Teacher position available in this kindergarten situated in the Wellington suburb of Wadestown. The Kindergarten operates with five 6-hour sessions per week.  An ability to meet the key tasks specific to this kindergarten, outlined in the Job Description, will be an advantage. 
Duties to commence asap or as negotiated.

Applications close Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 12.00p.m.

 

All applicants must hold a current practising certificate, first aid certificate, and a recognised NZ Early Childhood Education Qualification. Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens is an EEO employer.

 

Teacher – Salary Scale K1

 

Seatoun Kindergarten – Fixed Term Part-time Relieving Teacher – There is a Fixed Term Part-time Relieving Teacher position available in this kindergarten situation in the Wellington South suburb of Seatoun.  This is a parental leave position for 1 year and is contingent on the leave being completed.  This is a .6 position (24 hours worked over five days). An ability to meet the key tasks specific to this kindergarten, outlined in the Job Description, will be an advantage. 
Duties to commence beginning of Third Term, 22 July 2019.  Applications close Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 12.00p.m

 

All applicants must hold a current practising certificate, first aid certificate, and a recognised NZ Early Childhood Education Qualification. Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens is an EEO employer.

 

Relieving Available:

 

Casual Relieving for Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens:

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens invite any person with a recognised Early Childhood Qualification to register as a Casual Relief Teacher for the Association. We are particularly needing relievers for Wairarapa, Upper Hutt, Petone, South Wellington and Levin areas. Applications are welcome any time.

Please contact the Human Resources Officer, Phone (04) 232 3069 for a Relievers Pack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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