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Do you think you’ve got what it takes to work in a team to deliver a quality programme, that supports our tamariki. Are you looking for a unique opportunity to join TopKids Stratford, a centre that is dedicated to growing children to impact the lives of others.

We are now looking for a Full Time ECE Qualified Teacher on a fixed term basis to cover Parental Leave. You will be working with a small team of Kaiako who love to inspire and delight young children in their learning journey.

 The duration of this fixed term is from 26th April to 31st October 2018

 TopKids Stratford is a family focussed centre with a real community feeling. We are looking for that magic person to support our tamariki in their learning through providing a sense of well-being and belonging. You will be excited to be a part of providing children with a rich programme that ignites their curiosity to explore, investigate and problem solve.

 You will be nurturing, passionate and energetic about what you do and have an eagerness to learn and grow. 

 At TopKids Stratford, we have a strong sense of fun where children are given time, space and encouragement to learn and grow. If you think this sounds like a dream job, don’t hesitate to apply as it won’t be around for long.

 Our ideal candidate

 Holds an ECE teaching qualification Bed/Dip (ECE) level 7 or above.

  • Is conversant with the NZ Early Childhood curriculum with specific skills in assessment practice
  • Enjoys a professional and enthusiastic approach to working with whanau and community
  • Is committed to ongoing personal professional development

 As a BestStart employee, your hard work and commitment to providing excellence in education and care will be rewarded with a competitive salary package which includes health insurance and discounted childcare.

We support employees with their professional learning and development.

We invite you to apply for this rare opportunity or if you'd like to know more or even arrange a visit to the centre to check it out, please contact our friendly Centre Manager:

 Tammy Woodward

TopKids Stratford

19 Miranda Street

06 765 6701

27 Feb 2018

Work Type:
Fixed Term
Topkids Stratford
  • Teacher