ECE Kaiako - Westmere Kindergarten (12-month Fixed Term contract)

  • Anonymous Company
  • Westmere, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jul 02, 2024
Contract Education (Other) Training

Job Description

Ignite Young Minds: Rewarding ECE Kaiako Opportunity at Westmere Kindergarten

Are you a passionate and experienced ECE Kaiako seeking a fulfilling role in a collaborative and supportive environment?

Westmere Kindergarten, nestled within Ngā Tamariki Puāwai o Tāmaki | Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA), warmly invites you to embark on a rewarding journey in early childhood education. We offer a 12-month fixed-term contract, brimming with the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our tamariki.

Here is what awaits you at Westmere Kindergarten:

  • Join a Dynamic Team: Become part of a vibrant and passionate team, renowned for their expertise and dedication to play-based learning.
  • Nurture Curious Minds: Foster a love for learning in a stimulating environment that celebrates sustainability and empowers tamariki to explore and discover.
  • Embrace Bicultural Practice: Weave Te Whāriki principles into your teaching, fostering a deep respect for our unique bicultural heritage.
  • Embrace Technology: Utilise innovative teaching tools and integrate technology seamlessly into your curriculum.
  • Make a Lasting Impact: Contribute to a nurturing and inclusive environment where tamariki can thrive and blossom.

We are seeking a kaiako who:

  • Possesses a strong commitment to play-based learning and a registered ECE qualification.
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment and fosters positive relationships with team members, whānau, and the wider community.
  • Embraces a holistic view of tamariki, recognising their strengths and nurturing their capabilities.
  • Champions bicultural practice and integrates Te Ao Māori into daily experiences.
  • Possesses excellent planning, assessment, and documentation skills.
  • Leverages technology to enhance learning experiences for tamariki.
  • Believes in inclusivity and celebrates the richness of diverse backgrounds.
  • Takes joy in hands-on learning experiences alongside tamariki.
  • Is passionate about sustainability and weaves environmental awareness into teaching practices.


Auckland Kindergarten Association

Job Summary

Are you a passionate and experienced ECE Kaiako seeking a fulfilling role in a collaborative and supportive environment?

How to apply

Does this sound like your ideal role?

We encourage you to apply! Applications close on 22nd July 2024, at 12:00 pm. (unless filled prior)

To Learn More:

To find out more about Westmere Kindergarten, please visit the AKA website. We encourage anyone interested in applying to visit our Kindergarten (please call ahead).

Review the Kindergarten Teachers, Head Teachers, and Senior Teachers' Collective Agreement 2023-2026 for terms and conditions.

Join us at Westmere Kindergarten and embark on a journey that will spark a love for learning in young minds!

Applicants must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

Though it is no longer mandatory, the AKA continues to encourage its people to be fully vaccinated from the COVID-19 virus.


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