Pukeatua Kindergarten - .5 Teacher, (fixed-term)

  • Immediate start

  • Fixed-term position, covering parental leave until 1st December 2023

  • Part-time hours (Monday - Friday, 20 hours per week)

  • Competitive salary and PLD opportunities

  • Wainuiomata location.

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 Pukeatua Kindergarten

At Pukeatua Kindergarten we offer a warm, friendly and relaxed environment for children/ tamariki and families/whānau in Wainuiomata.

A key strength is the variety of activities that recognise the multicultural/ bicultural nature of our families/ whānau, who come from a rich diversity of backgrounds. We strive to ensure that each child’s identity is acknowledged and embraced and that they know Kindergarten is “their place”.

We value and uphold the values of Tiriti o Waitangi and partnership, protection and participation underpin everything that happens within our kindergarten.

​The position

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic teacher to join the team at Pukeatua Kindergarten.  This is a fixed-term position, due to a permanent Teacher going on parental leave.  Duties commence as soon as possible and finish on Friday 1st December.

Our part-time Teacher supports the team with lunch cover, Head Teacher release time and some non-contact duties.  They attend the weekly team meeting and are fully involved in all kindergarten planning.

You will be working 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  Included in the 20 hours are 5 hours of non-contact time.  

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 Friday 9th June, 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.