Avalon Kindergarten - Part Time Teacher

  • Part time - 16 hours a week 
  • 5 days per week - essential hours are 12.00pm – 1.30pm Monday – Friday, the remaining hours are negotiable. 
  • Permanent Part Time

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 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 Avalon Kindergarten

Our kindergarten has a beautiful spacious outdoor area for children to explore and discover. Children love the natural outdoor play-space which has been developed and enhanced with native plantings and rocks to give a distinctive New Zealand feel. A forest with bridge, playhouse and vegetable planters provide connections with nature.The inside environment encourages exploration with creative art spaces, books, technology and literacy areas. Our friendly and experienced teachers actively engage with children to support their learning and development.

Our central location means we have families from all over the Hutt Valley coming to us and we have relationships with several local primary schools.

​The position

Due recent government announcements of increased funding and HCK's strategic plan of staffing our kindergartens with 100% qualified and registered teachers. Avalon Kindergarten are looking for an energetic and dedicated teacher to join the team.

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

Applying for this role

Applicants must hold a:

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

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

Applications close Sunday 29 November, 5pm - however, applications maybe reviewed before this date.

The successful candidate would ideally commence at the start of Term 1, 2021 - 19 January 2021.

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