Early Learning Educator

Early Learning Educator – Ngaa Kaakano o te Maanuka

Permanent, Full time (80 hours per fortnight)


*******Come and join our Tamariki and Whaanau focussed Early Learning Centre *******

Te Waananga o Aotearoa is dedicated to providing memorable experiences for tamariki and whaanau by offering quality holistic educational opportunities utilising interactive learning.  We are looking for a highly motivated, permanent qualified and registered full time Kaiako (Educator) to inspire and be part of our friendly, vibrant and dynamic team.

Are you passionate about the provision of early childhood education and have the talent to deliver quality care and educational programmes?  If you have this passion and talent, then this position may be just the role you are looking for. 

We are now offering a great opportunity for you to be part of the team at our Puna (Centre) in Maangere.

About the role:

To be successful in your application as a qualified and registered Kaiako you will have:

  • A Diploma or degree in Teaching Early Childhood Education (preferred) or Diploma in Teaching Primary, and Teaching Council of Aotearoa NZ current practising certificate
  • Experience working with tamariki in early childhood education or new entrants
  • Proven ability to plan and implement programmes for young tamariki
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Effective speaking skills – talking to others to convey information
  • Effective narrative writing skills – communicating in writing as appropriate for the needs of whaanau
  • A sound understanding of te reo Maaori phrases, mihi and greetings and of Maaori values, culture and tikanga

This role does involve some lifting, bending and standing for long periods.

Why you should apply:

Our puna is dynamic, modern and committed to providing high quality care for all tamariki and whaanau and the wider community.  We offer on-going professional learning and development, competitive remuneration and benefits and a wide support network from a team of passionate Early Childhood leaders.

This position is classed as a Core Worker under the Vulnerable Children’s Act and will need to pass a safety check under the Vulnerable Children’s Act 2014.

To apply for this position please register and apply on our Jobs Site:  https://twoa.careercentre.net.nz/

Please send any inquiries to hrdept@twoa.ac.nz

Applications close:  27 March 2019



Permanent Full-time

Job no: 18THO156

Location: Mangere

Closing Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2019