Employment Opportunities


Central Kids is a progressive, forward thinking organisation with a strong focus on supporting early childhood participation within our communities. We offer an excellent team culture and access to high quality professional development. We look for dynamic, committed people who are passionate about making a difference for tamariki and whānau.


HEAD OFFICE | Putāruru

Executive Assistant | Full-time

The Executive Assistant will facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the organisation including, assisting with special projects, designing and producing annual reports and presentations and collecting and preparing information for meetings with various parties.

We are looking for a team member with the following skills/attributes:

  • Experience in a similar position
  • Detail focused with exceptional calendar and email management skills
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be solution focused and demonstrate a growth mindset
  • Ability to use initiative and manage responsibilities effectively
  • Ability to manage a diverse range of responsibilities
  • Commitment to contributing to positive team culture

For an application pack, email :  c.vickers@centralkids.org.nz or phone 07 883 8110


HEAD TEACHER | CENTRE MANAGER

Central Kids employs fully registered, ECE educators with at least 5 years, recent practical experience within the early childhood sector for all Head Teacher and Centre Manager positions in kindergartens and early learning centres.

Successful applicants will be fully conversant with current ECE theory and practice and possess proven leadership skills and experience.

Current Vacancies:

  • no current vacancies

For further information or an application pack please contact:

Tara Cridge |  t.cridge@centralkids.org.nz | phone: 0508 454 633


TEACHER

Central Kids employs both provisionally and fully registered, ECE educators within our kindergartens and centres.

Successful applicants will be fully conversant with current ECE theory and practice and demonstrate an ability to reflect on and improve their teaching practice.

Current Vacancies:

  • no current vacancies

For further information or an application pack please contact:

Tara Cridge |  t.cridge@centralkids.org.nz | phone: 0508 454 633


ADMINISTRATION  |  ANCILLARY STAFF 

Administrators support the professional work of teachers by carrying out clerical and administrative duties.

Teacher aides assist with the care of young children and supporting teachers in their focus to provide quality learning opportunities.

Current Vacancies:

  • Central Kids Fordlands Kindergarten| Teacher Aide | 15 hours per week, Monday to Friday | applications close: 9.00am on Wednesday, 3rd February 2021

For further information or an application pack please contact:

Email |  hrsupport@centralkids.org.nz | phone: 0508 454 633


RELIEVING TEACHERS

Central Kids employs relieving teachers to cover for permanent staff members on a day to day or short term relieving basis within the Central North Island.  Relieving offers you the flexibility to work when it best suits you.

Qualified relievers must hold the equivalent of a Diploma of Teaching ECE and a current practicing certificate.  Qualified relievers must hold registration in order to be eligible for coverage under the terms and conditions of the Kindergarten Teachers, Head Teachers and Senior Teacher Collective Agreement.

Unqualified relievers must undergo a police vet check and provide verbal or written references prior to acceptance and commencement of relieving.

All applicants must be entitled to work in New Zealand to be eligible to apply.

If you would like to be considered for inclusion on our list of day to day relievers please contact:

Cherie Vickers

c.vickers@centralkids.org.nz | 07 885 1016

For an application pack contact: t.cridge@centralkids.org.nz

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