Boulcott Kindergarten - Teacher (full-time)

  • Be part of our small and passionate team of professionals

  • Competitive salary and paid PLD opportunities

  • Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week

  • 6 weeks’ annual leave (most of which can be applied for when it suits you)

  • All-year service from January 2024.

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 Boulcott Kindergarten

Boulcott Kindergarten is located in the heart of Lower Hutt, just a short walk from the Hutt Hospital and next to Boulcott Primary School. Our convenient location means we welcome whānau from all over the Hutt Valley.

In January 2024, we are moving to an all-year service model, which means the kindergarten doesn't close in the school holidays.  Session times are 8.30am - 2.30pm, Monday - Friday.

Our team is made up of a Head Teacher, four Teachers and a Kindergarten Administrator.

​The position

We are looking for a qualified and enthusiastic Teacher who would love to work at Boulcott Kindergarten from the start of Term 4.

As we are moving to an all-year service from January 2024, you must be available to work during school holidays.  This means you can apply to take annual leave throughout the year, when it suits you best. 

To be successful at Boulcott Kindergarten, you will need to:

·         have some knowledge and understanding of Te Whāriki

·         be a flexible team player, with a "can do" attitude

·         value and celebrate each child’s unique personality

·         be able to work in partnership with whānau and the community.

A Position Description for our Teacher role can be found below.

Applying for this role

Applicants must hold a:

  • Minimum of Dip. Tch (ECE or Primary)

  • Current Practicing Certificate from the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

  • Current first aid certificate.

You must also have the legal right to work in New Zealand before applying for this role.

We offer competitive pay rates, 6 weeks’ annual leave (most of which can be applied for when it suits you) and paid professional time.

Applications close Wednesday 27th September, 5pm - however, applications may be reviewed before this date.

If you have any questions about this position please contact Kristine Allen, HR Manager at or phone 04 920 9841.