Teacher - Pukeatua Kindergarten

Due to promotion, we are seeking an energetic and dedicated teacher to join the team.

Who are we?

Hutt City Kindergartens have been growing young learners for over 90 years in Lower Hutt, providing quality and affordable early childhood education. Our teaching teams are passionate about providing rich learning environments where children can explore, develop and have fun. We welcome people who can share in that passion.

We are a not-for-profit dedicated to making quality early childhood education accessible to all. We have 19 soon to be 20 kindergartens throughout the Hutt Valley, including Stokes Valley, Central Hutt, Western Hill and Wainuiomata. We are proud to be an integral part of our local community and celebrate our cultural diversity and identity.

About our Kindergarten

At Pukeatua Kindergarten we offer a warm, friendly and relaxed environment for children/ tamariki and families/whānau in Wainuiomata. The Kindergarten is on a large, flat site, right next to Pukeatua School. A key strength of our Kindergarten is the variety of activities that recognise the multicultural/ bicultural nature of our families/ whānau, who come from a rich diversity of backgrounds. We strive to ensure that each child’s identity is acknowledged and embraced and that they know Kindergarten is “their place”. We value and uphold the values of Tiriti o Waitangi and partnership, protection and participation underpins everything that happens within our kindergarten.

​The position

Due to promotion, we are looking for an energetic and dedicated teacher to join the team, tamariki and whānau at Pukeatua Kindergarten.

Ideally, the successful candidate will commence at the start of Term 3 2020 - 20 July 2020, however this is flexible.

A Position Description for our Teaching role can be found at the following link.

Applying for this role

All candidates must hold a:

  • Minimum of Dip. Tch (ECE)
  • Full certification
  • Current First Aid certificate

We offer competitive pay rates, 6 weeks’ annual leave and paid professional time.

Applications close 5pm on Sunday 12 July - however applications may be reviewed before this date. 

If you have any questions about this position please contact Lynette Chin, HR Manager at hr@huttkindergartens.org.nz or phone 04 920 9841.