Early Intervention Teacher (EIT)

  • Part time - up to 20 hours per week
  • Based at the Association office in Epuni
  • Travel required to visit kindergarten teaching teams in the Hutt Valley

Who are we?

Hutt City Kindergartens provides 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 association, dedicated to making quality early childhood education accessible to all. We have 20 kindergartens throughout the Hutt Valley, including Stokes Valley, Central Hutt, Western Hills and Wainuiomata. We are proud to be an integral part of our local community and celebrate our cultural diversity and identity.

About the role...

We are seeking an experienced Early Intervention Teacher (EIT) to provide support and advice to our 20 teaching teams, to ensure diverse learners have equal opportunities at being competent and confident learners.

This is a newly created position at our Association, so you will have the opportunity to make the role your own!  You'll be supported to succeed by our Senior Teachers and the General Manager Professional Services.

As our EIT you will:

  • Develop systems and processes that support teachers to work effectively with diverse learners and their whānau
  • Regularly visit our kindergartens to meet with teachers and observe tamariki 
  • Write referrals to appropriate agencies on behalf of the teaching teams
  • Be involved in the identification and presentation of PLD to staff
  • Engage in ongoing learning opportunities
  • Develop working relationships with appropriate external organisations
  • Be part of the Professional Advisory Team, based at the Association office.

Applying for this role

To apply for this role you must hold a:

  • Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood)
  • A Post-Graduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching: Early Intervention
  • Current Practicing Certificate from the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • A full driver's licence.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please complete our online application by clicking the button below. A covering letter and CV is essential for all applications.

Applications close Monday 30th May at 5pm, however applications maybe reviewed before this date.

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