Nettie Riley Kindergarten - Full-time Teacher, fixed-term

  • Fixed Term - one year (parental leave cover)
  • 6 weeks annual leave (4 of which can be applied for and taken throughout the year)
  • Competitive salary and PLD opportunities
  • Duties commence 19th September 2022

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 Nettie Riley Kindergarten

Nettie Riley Kindergarten is located on Witako Street in central Lower Hutt. We offer an all-day, all-year service for 2-5 year olds. This is a great option for families who value the kindergarten teaching philosophy and require a longer day service.

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

The kindergarten is on the ground level of the newly built Hutt Valley Heath Hub with a spacious outdoor area that wraps around the building, providing a variety of spaces for tamariki to explore, learn and play. We are dedicated to providing the best education for tamariki with a 100% qualified and experienced teaching team.

​The position

We are looking for an energetic and dedicated teacher to join the team at Nettie Riley Kindergarten.  This is a fixed-term position for 1 year, providing parental leave cover from 19th September 2022.

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

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

Applications close Friday 12th August, 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.