Mobile Qualified Relief ECE Teacher (Fixed Term)
Auckland Kindergarten Association
1d ago

Qualified ECE relief teachers - explore the AKA difference!

At a glance

  • Fixed term (Term 3) Mobile Relief Teachers working across all our kindergartens
  • Competitive salaries and flexibility in days of work
  • Guaranteed hours of work (6.5 hours work day)
  • Grow your career with AKA with supportive Head Teachers and Teaching teams
  • Travel reimbursement offered
  • Who we are

    Ngā Tamariki Puāwai ō Tāmaki - Auckland Kindergarten Association is looking for qualified registered ECE teachers as fixed mobile relievers across our kindergartens for Term 3.

    The fixed term Mobile Reliever position is a pilot programme, providing extra assistance to our teaching teams as we navigate through the winter months.

    This newly created position is a great opportunity for a passionate teacher who loves relief teaching, working across multiple sites, with the added bonus of guaranteed hours.

    Our Mobile Relievers will experience and learn the different and innovative uniqueness of our kindergartens and use this as an opportunity to add value and to learn along the way.

    They will support the kindergartens when a relief teacher is required and also gain a sense of belonging by having a base kindergarten that they will default to if not required anywhere else.

    Allowing the opportunity to build connections and feel like they are a part of a team.

    Why relieve as a Mobile Reliever with AKA?

  • We offer a competitive salary working with the Kindergarten Teachers, Head Teachers and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement 2019-2022, so your experience is reflected in your pay rate.
  • This position offers flexibility with days of work to suit your lifestyle, with a minimum of three days per week.
  • Shorter working day of 6.5 hours to provide a work / life balance.
  • The opportunity to work in a variety of dynamic environments alongside inspiring, passionate and supportive team members.
  • Allocated non-contact time to contribute to the learning outcomes of tamariki and for your own growth and engagement in professional learning.
  • As identified in our recent Relievers survey, our relievers feel a strong sense of connection and commitment to the values and purpose of the AKA and want to be a more active part in this.
  • The Mobile Relievers will play a pivotal role in the direction of this pilot and its next steps.

  • If career development is important to you, this Mobile Relieving role could open up some great opportunities. We have wonderful success stories of teachers securing their dream job with AKA after having undertaken relief work.
  • One on one guidance and support will be offered to the Mobile Reliever from their default kindergarten team and the Relieving Co-ordinator.
  • To be successful in this role there are a few things we require from you :

  • Be an experienced ECE-trained teacher with a New Zealand ECE qualification (or NZQA-assessed equivalent overseas ECE qualification).
  • Hold a current teacher practising certificate, Category 1 or 2.
  • Experience working within the AKA network.
  • Available a minimum of three days per week.
  • Hold a current First Aid certificate.
  • Be committed to the success of this AKA initiative and provide feedback on the programme.
  • Be flexible, a confident communicator and be able to use your initiative while working with our busy teams in our different kindergarten environments.
  • Flexibility in travel as you will be asked to move to different kindergartens each morning (travel reimbursement offered).
  • Access to a reliable means of transport and a mobile phone that you can be contactable on each morning.
  • ICT is an important teaching tool in all of our kindergartens, so you will need to be competent and confident using technology in your teaching.
  • If you have all this and would love to join a professional team in a friendly, supportive workplace that offers the intrinsic reward of working for a well-respected charitable organisation please 'Apply Now'.

    Please indicate in your application which area of Auckland you live in.

    Applications close 11th August 2022 (unless filled prior).

    Please note, should you be successful, you will require a Statement of Service from your previous employers in order to calculate your pay rate.

    Applicants must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

    It is a requirement that any person working in AKA Early Childhood Education Services must be fully vaccinated from the COVID-19 virus.

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