Positions available at Swannanoa Preschool

Kaiako Over 2's

We are looking for a passionate and innovative kaiako to join our team , to  work alongside our 2 -6 year olds.

A kaiako who:

  • Is a collaborative team player and great role model.
  • Will quickly and effectively establish relationships and engage with tamariki, kaiako and whānau.
  • Is energetic and has a good sense of fun.
  • Has a passion for learning.
  • Is an excellent communicator, written and verbal.
  • Enjoys the challenge of a busy, fun environment.
  • Is self-motivated, reflective and able to think outside of the square.
  • Has good organisational and time management skills.

Our successful kaiako will take pride in ensuring our philosophy and values are reflected in daily practice and will thrive on being part of an experienced and collaborative team.

We offer a great team environment, spacious, natural indoor and outdoor spaces, amazing resources, outstanding ratios and strong management support.

Further opportunities include:

A robust, supportive Professional Growth Cycle, kaiako meet 1:1 every term to reflect and grow practice.

Guaranteed weekly non-contact.

Leadership Groups: focusing on specific aspects of our curriculum; Bicultural Practice, Enviroschools, Planning and Assessment, Sign Language. We have dedicated time each term to work on initiatives and build knowledge and confidence.

1:1 dedicated time to support priority learners or any learners who need this reassurance.  Being a community-based preschool, we have the capability to invest in our most vulnerable tamariki and give them the time, support and dedication they deserve to be able to fully participate in education.

We have our own Wellbeing Group dedicated to supporting kaiako, providing spaces and opportunities for kaiako to focus on their own wellbeing and our wellbeing as a collective.

Fixed Term, Teacher in Training

We are looking for a kaiako who is currently undertaking their early childhood training -  ideally someone in their second year of study, to join our team for a fixed term contract for 2023.  You would be working throughout our centre with our 0 - 5 year old tamariki.

We offer a great team environment an experienced mentor and strong management support.

We are looking for a Team Member who is passionate about preschool education and can show initiative and become an integral part of our team.

Someone who:

  • Is a collaborative team player and great role model.
  • Will quickly and effectively establish relationships and engage with tamariki, fellow kaiako and whānau in the Centre.
  • Is energetic and has a good sense of fun.
  • Has a passion for learning.
  • Is an excellent communicator both written and verbal.
  • Enjoys being challenged daily with the ability to remain calm and generate a positive outcome for all involved in a proactive and constructive manner.
  • Is self-motivated, innovative, reflective and able to think outside of the square.
  • Has good organisational and time management skills.

Our successful Teacher in Training will take pride in ensuring the centre’s philosophy and values are reflected in daily practice and will thrive on being part of an experienced and collaborative team.

 

Please fill in the downloadable application form (PDF) and return to us at Swannanoa Preschool along with your up-to-date CV and covering letter/application.

Email: swannanoapreschool@xtra.co.nz

Post:
Swannanoa Preschool
1303 Tram Road
RD6 Rangiora