Qualified Childcare Teacher


Te Whare Ako Childcare Centre

Full time, Permanent

Te Pūkenga's Te Whare Ako Childcare Centre is currently seeking to employ an enthusiastic qualified, registered Early Childhood Teacher to join our team. One position is to care for tamariki under 2yo .

Te Whare Ako provides quality education and care for children aged between six months and five years. The early learning centre welcomes all children from the community, including those of WelTec students and staff. 

About The Role:

We are looking for a passionate Qualified, Experienced Teacher to support our Centre! You will be part of an enthusiastic team, providing excellent care for children. The successful applicant will be punctual, reliable and a team player. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the life of the centre and its community. You must enjoy working alongside children, be a confident communicator, hardworking, and have a cheerful attitude. 

Tasks are varied but your main responsibilities will be to undertake quality professional interactions with the children enrolled at our centre, follow all health and safety requirements to ensure the safety of the children/teachers and self. You will build strong relationships, be an effective communicator and connect meaningfully with our teachers, whanau and tamariki. You will be willing to share your strengths, work collaboratively, and use your initiative.

This role requires the following key skills and attributes: 

  • A Degree or Diploma in Early Childhood Education is necessary
  • Have experience working in Early Childhood Education
  • Must hold a current teachers registration
  • Ability to work 5 days a week. 
  • A good knowledge of setting a stimulating learning environment for children 
  • Good work ethic, punctual and enjoys a multi-cultural environment 
  • Innovative and passionate team player with strong interpersonal skills and communication skills 
  • Ability to work as part of team and be able to prioritise and manage workload effectively 
  • Displays integrity, professionalism, patience and a strong character 
  • Ability to adapt personality and style to suit relevant audience at all age groups

You must currently have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

We provide the following:

  • Pay parity – first stage
  • Closed for 4 weeks over Xmas
  • Up to 5 days Professional Development
  • Wellbeing allowance
  • 5 weeks Annual leave per year
  • 2 x TOD
  • First Aid and registration is paid for
  • Car parking available
  • Centre hours are open 7:45am to 5pm

To Apply

Click on Apply Now and complete the on-line application form. Please note it is important that you complete all sections of the on-line application. 

For other information please email recruitment@wandw.ac.nz

Applications close 30 September 2022

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: HEAL211947

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: 30 September 2022