Koraunui Kindergarten - Part Time Teacher

  • Permanent Part time - 16 hours a week 
  • 5 days per week - essential hours are 11.30am – 1.00pm Monday – Friday, the remaining hours are negotiable. 

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, they offer an all year service and stimulating environment for tamariki to learn and play. Our spacious indoor and outdoor areas are connected by a covered veranda, enabling tamariki to enjoy a variety of spaces and activities in all weather. The interests and culture of our tamariki is reflected in our environment with lots for them to explore, discover and play.

As an all year service, the Kindergarten will remain open during term breaks, with a two week closure period over Christmas / New Year and on public holidays.

Koraunui Kindergarten is part of the KidsCan ECE programme where food is supplied for all children five days a week. Meals consist of sandwiches, yogurt, fruit and three cooked meals per week. Each child also receives a new pair of shoes and a rain jacket. 

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. Pop in for a visit and see the fun learning through play we offer.

​The position

We are are looking for an energetic and dedicated teacher to join the team at Koraunui Kindergarten

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
  • COVID 19 Vaccination Certificate*.

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

Applications close Sunday 12 December, 5pm - however, applications maybe 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.

Ideally the successful candidate will commence in early January.

*This role is covered by the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, so applicants must either be vaccinated or have a medical exemption.