Finlayson Park Kindergarten, Manurewa – Full Time Qualified Teacher    

Job Code: TEFINP387

Job Description:

This is a Full Time 40 hour per week position (8:00am – 5:00pm) Monday – Friday in an established and well-resourced Kindergarten serving a diverse community.

Finlayson Park Kindergarten is so popular we are experiencing a flurry of new enrolments and due to roll expansion we are searching for a special teacher to join our dedicated, friendly team in January 2023.  Kick start 2023 with a new teaching role in an actively buzzing centre where your sound knowledge of ECE curriculum practices, relationship building skills, energy and passion for teaching our young learners will be reciprocated and rewarded!

The Kindergarten operates a mix of full day, 6 hour and 4 hour sessions and is open to children in the term breaks. The Kindergarten has a licensed roll of 40 children and a 1:10 teacher to child ratio. Finlayson Park Kindergarten is located in the grounds of a primary school.  It enjoys strong community links and the team is engaged in a number of community initiatives within the Manurewa area.

We are seeking a Teacher who is versatile and a great communicator, who can lead and deliver quality teaching practices in a team, work with Tamariki in a mixed age setting, and is willing and proactive around change.

Role requirements:

  • B Ed/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration/certification
  • Good understanding of child led curriculum, planning and extending on our children’s learning
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of the current ECE Regulations, Te Whariki and hold compliance in a high regard
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi through pedagogical practices
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with Tamariki, Whanau, teaching team and the wider community
  • Passion and commitment for teaching and learning with a focus on delivering quality education and care

The successful applicant must have sound knowledge of current approaches to teaching and learning, be committed to on-going professional development, and demonstrate strong and inclusive professional practices.  Applications are invited from teachers holding provisional or full certification.

CMKA offers generous professional support, employment terms and conditions and professional learning and development opportunities.

Start date:                     9th January 2023

Hours required:        Monday to Friday (40 Hours per week)

Applications close:   Wednesday 30th November 2022 at 4.00pm

Applicants require a minimum Level 7 Diploma or Bachelor of Training ECE, current first aid certificate and current teacher registration practicing certificate.

Applicants for this position must have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Visa.

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