Sun Valley Kindergarten - Full-time Teacher

  • Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm

  • Professional Learning and Development opportunities in the term breaks

  • 6 weeks annual leave

  • Potential applicants are welcome to pop in and visit us

Who are we?

Hutt City Kindergartens have been growing young learners for 95 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 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 Sun Valley Kindergarten

At Sun Valley Kinergarten we place a strong emphasis on Whangaungatanga (relationships) as a foundation for teaching and learning. Our warm and friendly teaching team is passionate about providing inclusive learning opportunities within our modern, spacious and well-resourced environment.

We welcome visitors and encourage applicants to come and see the kindergarten in action!

​The position

We are looking for a qualified and enthusiastic kindergarten teacher to bring their passion and enthusiasm to Sun Valley Kindergarten.

To be successful, you will need to:

  • have knowledge and understanding of Te Whāriki

  • be a flexible team player, with a "can do" attitude

  • value and celebrate each child’s unique personality

  • be able to work in partnership with whānau and the community

  • have a great sense of humour.

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 during term breaks. 

Applications close Tuesday 28th March at 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.