• Permanent
  • Rotorua

Anglican Care Waiapu (ACW), is the social services arm of the Anglican Diocese of Waiapu. Our Early Childcare Education Centres – Waiapu Kids are located across eight locations in Bay of Plenty, Tairāwhiti and Hawkes Bay and offer safe, nurturing, and educational environments for children and whānau to thrive.

We are looking for a professional and energetic certified ECE Teacher to join our experienced team at Waiapu Kids St Francis Whānau Aroha based in Rotorua. This is a permanent teaching position for 30 hours.

Mō te tūranga | About the role

We are looking for a special addition to our teaching team here at Waiapu Kids St Francis Whānau Aroha. We are a well-established community based ECE centre, offering high quality education and care in a safe and compassionate play based, environment catering for up to 42 tamariki aged from birth to 6 years in a mixed age setting.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day education, well-being, and health and safety of children attending our centre; ensuring provision of education and care to service standards. You will also demonstrate a commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi and bi-cultural practice and meet the Teaching Council’s required Teaching Standards. You will have a strong values base and conduct yourself with integrity, professionalism, and care.

Ko wai koe | About you

This diverse teaching environment requires the following abilities; you will need to be open, authentic and understanding in order to connect with this truly special community.

Versatility is the essence of this centre. This mixed aged setting also requires you to have patience, putting extra in your pocket for when you run out is also recommended. You of course will need to bring plenty of love to share around and be prepared to get some (a lot) back in return.

Key Requirements:

It is essential you have an ECE or Primary qualification recognised by the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand. You must also have full or provisional registration.

You will also have:

  • A love and passion for working with children and their whānau
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong professional ethics
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and a commitment to excellent early childhood practice
  • The ability to build relationships and work in partnership with a variety of external and internal stakeholders including parents, families/whānau, community, Iwi, other social services, our church partners
  • A willingness to embrace the Anglican Care Waiapu values and mission
  • Knowledge and practice of Te Whāriki and MOE Licensing Criteria

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive remuneration – full pay parity
  • Learning and development opportunities, support and mentoring to gain full registration (if applicable)
  • Free ECE for your Under 5’s (if applicable)
  • A fun and enjoyable work environment with a fantastic team
  • Additional leave – Birthday leave and wellness leave

If you’re ready for the next step in your career, then we’d love to hear from you! To apply, go to our website at http://www.acw.co.nz

Applications will remain open until filled, so be quick and apply today!

Anglican Care Waiapu is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to complete a NZ Police Check and full reference checks. Employment is subject to clearance of all these safety checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people and in accordance with The Children’s Act 2014.

ACW is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Only candidates with the right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role. Please proceed to application if you hold a current work visa or citizenship/passport.

To apply for this job email your details to kara.paterson@acw.org.nz.