Teacher (32 hours per week)
Little Owls Preschool
Christchurch City
4d ago

Little Owls is a quality early childhood education centre for children ages 0-5. We recognise each whānau brings their own unique culture, which adds to the richness of our learning community.

Our recently refurbished preschool is a busy environment, focusing on a holistic approach that caters to each child’s ability to learn and grow in an unhurried environment.

Our centre works with a range of whanau, and is a proud member of the KidsCan ECE programme.

A rare position for a permanent registered teacher working 36 hours per week has arisen at our well-established centre. The role will primarily be in the Preschool (2-5 year olds), however applicants should be flexible as some shifts may be in our Nursery room.

An ideal candidate to join our team at Little Owls will demonstrate :

  • Understand the responsibilities under Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Early childhood teaching qualification and Practising Certificate
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • The ability to use initiative
  • Commitment to quality practice standards and the Code of Professional Responsibility
  • Great communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to implement Te Whariki in to planning, and promote learning outcomes for tamariki
  • Enthusiasm and a strong desire to make a difference to tamariki in their early years, while building strong links with whānau and families.
  • The benefits of joining us at Little Owls include :

  • Supportive team culture in a values-led organisation
  • Recently refurbished working environment with ongoing programme of centre maintenance
  • Deliver real value to community in a centre that takes a holistic view to working alongside whanau
  • Staff discounts on childcare
  • Paid benefits including Practising Certificate, professional learning and staff meetings.
  • Little Owls is open Monday to Friday to except public holidays. For more information, view our website centre is located at St John of God Waipuna, a social services agency in Christchurch East focused on supporting youth towards growth and development.

    New graduates are welcome to apply. Teachers in training will also be considered for the right applicant.

  • Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 Under the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 and as part of keeping everyone healthy and safe here at Little Owls Preschool, we require all new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • This means you will need to provide confirmation that you are fully vaccinated and have received your booster vaccination or proof that you have booked to receive your booster if it is still within 6 months of completing your primary course.

  • Diversity Statement At Little Owls Preschool, we employ and are privileged to work with people from a range of cultures, beliefs, abilities, genders, and sexual identities.
  • Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Applications close 5pm, 22 July 2022.

    Please note if you click Apply or use the Apply with Seek option, you will be redirected through to St John of God Hauora Trust's HR System called Elmo Talent Management Software.

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