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Qualified Infants Teacher (full-time)

At Bear Park, we aspire to be passionate and professional advocates for children. We value our teachers, providing rich planning and collaborative development, supported by our dedicated leadership and pedagogical teams.

We are looking for a qualified infants teacher to join our Henderson team. In the babies’ room, we have a close-knit team of 2 teachers with only 6 babies. Within our richly resourced environments, we are able to support children's learning in many different ways.

We are committed to providing inspiring professional development, including paid in-service sessions held every 2 months, where all of Bear Park comes together to connect and enrich our practice. We also offer external workshops and conferences, and invitations to a one-week programme held in Reggio Emilia in Italy.

We invest in teacher wellness, with a wide range of benefits and rewards, including our annual Wellness Programme focussed on your holistic wellbeing.

Our Teaching Team:

    • Ratios 1:3 infants, 1:4 toddlers, 1:6 / 1:7 preschool
    • 3 hours paid team planning time per week
    • Regular paid PD
    • Qualified teaching teams
    • Trips to Reggio Emilia for top performers (yes – in Italy!)
    • Experienced mentors
    • Leadership Development Programme

“Our working environment is respectful, it’s a place where you are supported, a place where you are challenged, a place where you are encouraged to do your best and acknowledged for your achievements.”

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job Details

Job Specification

Centre Owner: 
Sue Stevely-Cole

Centre Manager:
Cathie-Lee Byrne

Phone: (09) 837 7300
Email: henderson@bearpark.co.nz 

Centre Information

Age of children catered for:
3 months to 5 years olds
25 under two's
70 over two's
Bear Park Early Childcare Centre - Henderson
64 – 68 Summerland Drive,
Henderson, Auckland
7.30am to 6.00pm daily
Monday to Friday 

  • Henderson