Early Childhood Teacher - Johnsonville & Lower Hutt

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Changing jobs takes courage, so we’re beside you each step of the way. When you choose Kindercare, you’re choosing:

  • An innovative, high trust environment
  • Market-leading professional development
  • A team that values curiosity, collaboration, and connection
  • A child-centred, responsive curriculum
  • A kind, inclusive culture where we have fun!
  • Generous team benefits and career pathways
  • The security of a stable, established organisation  

What are we looking for?

  • A qualified and registered ECE Teacher, with NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
  • An ability to work collaboratively and supportively with a team
  • A genuine commitment to excellence and growth
  • Alignment with our values: safe, loved and learning
  • Confidence in implementing and bringing all areas of the curriculum to life
  • Ability to provide care and learning that’s respectful and responsive to children’s culture
  • A passion for rituals and responding intentionally to children’s cues and play

This is a permanent position, moving between two centres located in Johnsonville and Lower Hutt. This role is 40 hours per week, and you will be rostered 8 hour shifts between the hours of 7.30am – 5.30pm. The ideal person will be flexible and enjoy working with various age groups.  

We recognise it can be an anxious time to move to a new job. So we've made it easier for you to take the leap. Apply during the month of April and if you are successfully employed in this permanent role we'll give you: 

  • *your 10 days paid sick leave AND
  • *1 weeks annual leave

from your first day of employment (*T&C's apply). No more waiting 3-6 months for entitlements.

If you are ready for a new direction, positive energy and enviable future opportunities, we would love to hear from you.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Auckland, Pinehill Support Office

60 Greville Rd
0632 Auckland Directions reception@kindercare.co.nz 09-479 9922 View page

What we offer our Team

  • Employment Security

    Giving you assurance you’re joining an established, trusted name in early childhood since 1972

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Offering you a fun-filled, inclusive, respectful and diverse culture

  • Child-centred, responsive curriculum

    Acknowledging your professional ability to bring all curriculum areas to life, and provide care and learning enriched by rhythms and rituals

  • Career Pathways and Benefits

    Supporting you through mentoring; collaboration; an innovative, high-trust environment; and strong, loyal relationships

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