Ruahine Kindergartens

Current Vacancies

Ruahine Kindergarten Association has 23 Kindergartens, 1 Ruahine Early Learning Centre and Home-Based Service.

We are an EEO employer, offering excellent terms and conditions, continuous professional development and high levels of job satisfaction.

Teaching Vacancies

HIRING NOW!
We are currently accepting applications for Short term Relieving Teachers. 
Please complete a Teacher Application Form below.

 

Permanent, Full-time (1.0FTE) Head Teacher, Parkland Kindergarten, Palmerston North
 
Permanent, Full-time (1.0FTE) Teacher, Makino Kindergarten, Feilding 
 
Permanent, Full-time (1.0FTE) Head Teacher, Holyoake Kindergarten, Pahiatua 
 
Permanent, full-time (1.0FTE) ECE qualified and registered Manager + Teacher required for NEW Ruahine Early Learning Centre, Kimbolton
 
Permanent, full-time (1.0FTE) Teacher , Cloverlea Kindergarten, Palmerston North

 

Please submit applications via email to: vacancies@ruahinekindergartens.org.nz Alternatively, post or hand-deliver completed applications to RKA, 597 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410.

Notes to Applicants

A full application is required for each position applied for. Please do not staple documents or submit them in binders. Please note that all required documentation must be submitted by the closing time and date specified – late applications will not be considered.  All employment offers are subject to a satisfactory police check.

Teaching positions – applications must include:

•  Teacher Application Form or Head Teacher Application Form (you can type directly onto these forms then save and email to us, or alternatively print and scan the form).
• Curriculum Vitae
• Three completed Teacher Referee Forms or Head Teacher Referee Forms written within the last 12 months can be sent in directly by your referees however, these must be received by RKA  before the closing date of the position - late referee reports will not be accepted. (Please advise referees they can type directly onto these forms then save and email to us, or alternatively print and scan the form).

Should you be invited to interview, you will be required to provide:

TWO forms of ID
One primary and one secondary. One must be photographic.

Primary ID includes:         

      • Passport (NZ or Overseas)
      • NZ Full Birth Cert (on or after 1998)
      • NZ Firearms Licence
      • NZ Citizenship Certificate
      • NZ Certificate of Identity

 Secondary ID includes:    

      • NZ Driver Licence
      • 18+ Card
      • NZ Full Birth Cert (before 1998)
      • Community Services Card
      • IRD Number
      • NZ issued utility bill (less than 6 months old)
      • NZ Teachers Registration Certificate
      • NZ Electoral Roll Record
      • International Driving Permit

Evidence of name change must be provided if the two documents have different names (e.g. through marriage/civil union)

 We also require:

  • Evidence of ALL of your tertiary qualification/s
  • Proof of eligibility to work in NZ -if not NZ Citizen
  • Current Practising Certificate
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Completed  Police Vetting form – RKA will provide this form


Qualified and Registered Relieving Teachers

HIRING NOW!
We are currently accepting applications for Relieving Teachers.
Please complete a Teacher Application Form above.

 

Support Staff Vacancies 

We have an ongoing need for fixed-term and relieving In-training Teaching Assistants to fill fixed-term part-time vacancies and relieving positions.
Please complete a Support Staff application form and submit with your CV and cover letter.
 
Ongoing need for Relieving In-training Teaching Assistants and Teacher Aides at Holyoake Kindergarten AND Unqualified Relieving Teachers at Pahiatua Early Learning Centre.
Please complete a Support Staff application form and submit with your CV and cover letter.
  
All Support Staff (Non-qualified teacher) positions – applications must include:

Support Staff Application Form (you can type directly onto this form then save and email to us, or alternatively print and scan the form).
• Curriculum Vitae including contact details of three work-related referees

Should you be invited to interview, you will be required to provide:

TWO forms of ID
One primary and one secondary. One must be photographic.

Primary ID includes:         

      • Passport (NZ or Overseas)
      • NZ Full Birth Cert (on or after 1998)
      • NZ Firearms Licence
      • NZ Citizenship Certificate
      • NZ Certificate of Identity

 Secondary ID includes:    

      • NZ Driver Licence
      • 18+ Card
      • NZ Full Birth Cert (before 1998)
      • Community Services Card
      • IRD Number
      • NZ issued utility bill (less than 6 months old)
      • NZ Teachers Registration Certificate
      • NZ Electoral Roll Record
      • International Driving Permit

Evidence of name change must be provided if the two documents have different names (e.g. through marriage/civil union)

 We also require:

  • Proof of eligibility to work in NZ -if not NZ Citizen
  • Completed  Police Vetting form – RKA will provide this form

If you prefer to receive a hard copy of an application form, please email vacancies@ruahinekindergartens.org.nz or phone (06) 357 8264 ext 5