Parkway Kindergarten - Administrator

  • Part time - 15 hours a week 
  • Term time only

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 Parkway Kindergarten

At Parkway Kindergarten we provide an environment that enables tamariki to explore, discover and engage. Creating learning opportunities based on their interests and supporting them to construct new understandings, hands-on experiences and social interactions. Enabling each child to learn in their own unique way and at their own pace, and develop the skills for a positive attitude towards learning.

At the heart of our kindergarten is a strong sense of community and bi-culturalism with Tikanga Maori and Gagana Samoa. We have created a space which celebrates our cultural diversity and invites tamariki and their whanau to share what is important to them.

​The position

We are looking for a part-time Kindergarten Administrator to join our team of committed and passionate teachers at Parkway Kindergarten.

You will have excellent administrative, numeracy and Microsoft Office skills, be quick to learn our online administrative system. Your initiative, flexibility, friendly personality and willingness to do whatever is needed will be much appreciated in this busy kindergarten environment.

The position requires you to build positive working relationships with the teaching team and whānau as well as supporting the teachers with the learning programme, working with children, preparing resources and housekeeping duties.

So what are we looking for...

As well as needing a great sense of humour, be willing to roll your sleeves up to get the job done, and having a passion for supporting our tamariki and whānau, our ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in accounts
  • A proactive attitude and process driven approach to your work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to juggle and prioritise multiple and changing tasks
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Experience working with compliance focussed systems and an interest in process improvement
  • Excellent administration and MS Office skills including Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint

Applying for this role

If this sounds like you, please complete our online application form by clicking the button below and include your CV and a covering letter detailing your relevant experience and why you would be a great fit for this role. Covering letters are essential with every application.

Please note:

  • You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand to apply for this position
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a clear NZ Police Vet.

Applications close Monday 25 January 2021, 5pm - however, applications maybe reviewed before this date.

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