13 Apr 2018

Full-Time Early Childhood Educators/ Kaiako

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland University

Job Description

Amazing opportunities available for Early Childhood Educators/ Kaiako in our brand new Grafton Centre!

Ready to take the next step in your early childhood career with New Zealand’s leading university?

Are you an experienced Early Childhood Educator looking for a new opportunity?

We are seeking New Zealand-qualified early childhood teachers to be the first in our fantastic new centre! TheUniversity of Auckland is proud to be opening a brand new, bespoke designed and state of the art early childhood centre. Conveniently located in Grafton in close proximity to public transport, the centre is purpose built for the comfort of both children and Kaiako.

This new centre is fully equipped with modern features, including a spacious non-contact area and staff room and a dedicated children’s dining area (no more disruption tables at the end of meals!). It also showcases an exciting outdoor area, with many attractive natural features.

We are seeking applications from New Zealand qualified early childhood teachers with good spoken and written English to lead the way in our new facility. You must have enthusiasm, a passion for continuous learning, knowledge of Te Whāriki and show a genuine interest in working with under 5 year olds.  You will need to be confident writing learning stories and be dedicated to this truly rewarding work.

In return, you will receive excellent mentoring from inspiring leaders who will work in tandem with kaiako to mentor and grow new leaders and work in a brand new facility specifically designed for tamariki and kaiako needs.

We also offer:

  • Excellent children-to-teacher ratios
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • A highly competitive salary
  • Competitive superannuation scheme (6.75% of base salary)
  • A variety of other benefits, including: discounted parking, life/health insurances and gym membership.

To find out more about some of the great reasons to work here, please visit the benefits section of our website here: Career development and benefits.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, or to learn more about the Grafton centre, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We would love to meet you and introduce you to the team.

Apply online or send your CV to Celeste Harrington (ECE center manager):  c.harrington@auckland.ac.nz

*please include CV and referees.

Applications close 13th May 2018; however, please don’t delay your application, as we are seeking to fill these roles as soon as possible!

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 19758. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Sunday 13th May 2018.

Job Categories: ECE/Kohanga Reo. Job Types: Full-Time.

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