Are you a loving, passionate early childhood teacher, do you love awesome ratios and an amazing outdoor learning environments? Are looking for a centre that inspires teachers to succeed, furthers leadership attributes, has an inclusive and creative atmosphere. Do you want to work with a team of awesome, happy, warm, experienced educators? If this sounds like you? We would love to hear from you.

We are looking for a NZ Qualified and registered teacher (over 3) to join us at our Early Childhood centre in Howick. This is a full-time, permanent role commencing April 2019.

We are an established propose built centre of 12 years located on a beautiful 1 ½ acres of land with a wonderful. We offer a competitive hourly rate as well as subsidized childcare, paid professional development hours and a lot of opportunities for professional growth and development of leadership potential. We are a warm, happy, energetic 
team and are looking forward to welcoming someone amazing to our Penguins family. 
Company
Penguins Early Learning
Type
Full Time from April 1st, 2019
Description
Title:  Early Childhood Educator
Reporting to:  Preschool Manager
Functional Relationships with: All staff; Children and Parents

MAIN PURPOSE
  1. To assist with the care and education of the children ensuring that a happy, safe and stimulating educational environment is created and maintained.
  2. To exercise responsible judgement involving decisions related to children.

KEY TASKS and FUNCTIONS

  • Assist the Preschool Manager and other Staff to organise and operate a programme of early childhood education and care to meet the individual needs of each child.
  • Assist in the preparation and organisation of materials and activities, so that children are stimulated and interested to choose areas of play.
  • Assist in maintaining records, including children’s accidents, medication, daily incidents and ongoing diary records of children.
  • Liaise closely with the Preschool Manager and other Staff so that activities, child management and interpersonal relationships are co-ordinated and maintained.
  • Carry out scheduled duties and adhere to staff rosters.
  • Attend regular staff meetings.
  • Provide support and liaison with parents, giving positive and encouraging feedback about their child’s day.
  • Attend workshops and In-service courses as requested or considered necessary by the Preschool Manager for your own professional development.
  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of Early Childhood Regulations and the Centre Policies so that health, education and safety standards are maintained.
  • Attend and assist at Preschool and Campus ‘Open Days’ as requested
  • Carry out any other duties as may be required by the Preschool Manager.
This Schedule is subject to annual review.
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