the joy of teaching, the love of learning


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We currently have 4 permanent teaching positions available:

.925 Marewa Kindergarten
.925 Taradale Kindergarten
.8 Riversdale Kindergarten
Head Teacher, Wairoa Kindergarten

Application information and forms:

Covering letter to applicants
Application Form
Referee Report Form
Referee Consent Form (only if you are wanting to re use a prior referee report)
EEO Form
Job descriptions and Person Specification Information
Employee Relationship Problems Information
Beginning Teacher Standards (information only, do not complete)
Experienced Teacher Standards information only, do not complete)
Head Teacher Standards (information only, do not complete)


The close off for applications and referee reports is 5pm 18 August 2017.


Wairoa Casual Kindergarten Support workers required

Napier Kindergartens are seeking casual kindergarten support work relievers and teacher aides to be available on an as required basis for approximately 4 hours per day.

The pay rate offered for kindergarten support workers is $15.90 per hour plus 8% holiday pay. The Teacher aide pay rate is $ 16.10 per hour plus 8% holiday pay.

Relievers have the right to decline work offered if they are unavailable.

This role would suit people who are interested in occasional work that fits within school hours and who would be available at short notice.
Kindergarten Support Worker Role Description
Teacher Aide Role Description

 If you are interested in this role, please send to

  • A letter outlining why you would be suitable as a casual reliever
  • A brief work history (CV or resume)
  • Contact details of 2 referees
  • Your contact details
 Please note that you will need to undertake a Criminal Records check.

The application period for these teaching positions has closed:

.925 Teacher Bette Christie Kindergarten
.3375 Teacher Bette Christie Kindergarten
.8 Teacher Riversdale

The closing date for applications and referee reports is 4:30 pm Friday 18 November

Instructions to all applicants
Application Form
EEO Form
Referee Report 
Referee Consent Form
Bette Christie Person and Position Description
Riversdale Person and Position Description

Professional standards for fully registered teachers
Professional standards for provisionally registered teachers
Employment Relationship Document


Casual Relieving Teachers
If you are interested in a place in our casual relieving pool you will need to:
  • Arrange an interview with either Helen, Eileen or Beth (phone 06 835 7890 extn 1, 2 or 4))
  • Bring in or email your:
    • CV,
    • copies of qualifications,
    • copy of teacher practicing licence,
    • copy of photo ID,
    • details of referees who can be contacted
The decision about whether you are considered suitable to be added to our relievers pool will not be made until the above steps and checks have been completed.

Casual Kindergarten Support Worker Relievers 
Casual relieving Kindergarten Support Workers are employed on an as required basis. This would mean that you would be placed on a relievers list, and will be called whenever a reliever is required to cover an absence in a kindergarten. The ideal people for these positions would be:
  • Reliable
  • Physically fit
  • Friendly
  • Flexible
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Have their own transport
  • Enjoy working around young children and are safety conscious
The nature of the work is to support the kindergarten teachers by providing a range of light housekeeping duties, which may include preparation and clean up of art materials.

We pay $15.50 per hour plus holiday pay.

All prospective employees need to:
  • be interviewed by Helen, Eileen or Beth
  • undergo a Criminal convictions check prior to employment and have a clear result. These checks can take time to be completed
  •  provide current photo ID (eg Drivers Licence, passport)
  • provide referees & their contact details
  • provide a CV or brief resume of work experience

Interested persons should contact the General Manager, Helen McNaughten on 06 835 7890 xtn 1 to arrange an appointment time.



Contact Us


Phone:  06 835 7890


66 Kennedy Road, Napier

PO Box 4298, Marewa, Napier

New Zealand

Mission and Vision Statements

Our Vision
Our Association provides flourishing environments where learning is child’s play and teaching is a passion.

Our Mission:
Providing a quality foundation education that is professional, accessible and excellent.