Koraunui Kindergarten - Teacher, fixed-term (full-time)

  • Fixed Term - parental leave cover
  • Competitive salary and PLD opportunities
  • Duties commence 9 January and end 1 December 2023
  • Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week

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 Koraunui Kindergarten

Koraunui Kindergarten is located in the heart of Stokes Valley. We offer an all-year service, Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 2.30pm.  We remain open during term breaks, with a two-week closure period over Christmas/New Year and on public holidays.
We encourage whānau to share their culture with us and be part of their child’s kindergarten experience, working together to grow confident young learners. Our kindergarten is actively involved with our community and we make regular trips to our local library and schools, fostering a sense of belonging and place.

​The position

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic teacher to join the team at Koraunui Kindergarten.  This is a fixed-term position providing parental leave cover from 9th January - 1st December 2023.

As an all-year service, you must be available to work during school holidays.  However, you can apply for leave throughout the year, as and when you need it.

Tamariki will benefit from having another teacher who will bring their own unique skills and interests to the kindergarten and you will love working with a small team of experienced kindergarten professionals.

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 or Primary)
  • Current Practicing Certificate from the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Current first aid certificate.

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

Applications close Monday 5th December, 5pm - however, applications may be 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.