We welcome applications from qualified and registered early childhood teachers who wish to join our pool of teachers who are available for casual work when required.

Job Code: QTR331

Required Qualifications:
We are currently able to only respond to queries from potential applicants who hold the following relevant qualifications:

  • A recognised New Zealand qualification (diploma or degree) as an Early Childhood Educator or;
  • A qualification that has been assessed by NZQA as being equivalent to a degree in teaching as an Early Childhood Educator in New Zealand.
  • A current New Zealand Teachers Council Practicing Certificate (the categories of provisional, subject to confirmation or full registration are all acceptable)

Minimum Requirements for Applicants:
Applicants who hold the relevant qualifications must also be able to meet the following minimum requirements for work as a reliever:

  • You can work a minimum of 8 hour days in centres with minimum start and finish times between the hours of 7.30am – 5.30pm.
  • You are available for at least 4 to 5 days per week.
  • You are available for work in at least  two geographical areas within the Association (either North (Manukau/Manurewa), Central (Takanini/Papakura) or South areas (Tuakau, Pukekohe, Waiuku, Glenbrook, Waiau Pa) and are not limited to work in specific centres only.
  • You have recent or experienced practice as an Early Childhood Educator in New Zealand settings and/or,
  • You have undertaken recent professional development or study that has provided you with current knowledge of theory and practice in Early Childhood education.
  • You have a drivers licence and own transport

In addition, the following criteria are desirable and will increase the range of suitable work available for you:

  • You are able to work across a wide geographical area within the Counties Manukau Kindergarten Association
  • You are available to work 8 hour days in centres
  • You can work up to 5 days a week
  • You can also work in our Early Learning Centres based in Wattle Downs, Manurewa, Papakura and Takanini, which operate full day care and education programmes for children aged 6 months-5 years, and can work 9-hour days with start and finish times between 7.30am -5.30pm and a one-hour lunch break.
  • You can work during school term break times in our kindergartens and centres that remain open.

If you feel you meet the above requirements, contact vacancies@cmka.org.nz to request an application pack.  

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