Early Childhood Student Teacher/Unqualified Teacher

We are looking for a new addition to our friendly team at our Ellerslie Early Childhood Centre. This is a part time position with variable hours between 10-25 per week, this role would be ideal for someone who is currently studying to be an early childhood teacher, or who has experience working in an Early Childhood Centre but is not yet fully qualified.

About the Centre

Our Early Learning Centre at Ellerslie offers a passionate educators in a multicultural environment. As part of the wider YMCA North group we also have a strong community focus.

Our centre is licensed for 30 Children, currently all of the children are over 2’s, we do have the capacity for up to 5 unders but the majority of your work will be with children over 2 years old.

About the role

We are looking for someone who is passionate about Early Childhood Education, is available to work 10-25 hours per week and is flexible around the days & hours worked as these may vary from week to week.

Your role will include:

• Assisting with learning opportunities for the children, with support from Qualified Teachers
• Supervise children’s activities & learning, ensuring a safe learning environment
• Work in a vibrant & natural environment

Skills & Experience

• Enthusiastic & outgoing, with an excellent work ethic, positivity & team spirit
• Focused being a co-constructor of learning with children through their interests & play
• Physically active, able to get down to the children’s level & lift up to 20kgs with ease.
• Previous experience working in ECE, whether through work or study
• Great team player


YMCA Auckland is committed to Child Protection and the safeguarding of children and young people in our care and it is our expectation that all staff will operate in a way that reflects this intent. The successful applicant will need to return a satisfactory Police Record Check before commencement of Employment.

Please email: careers@ymcaauckland.org.nz for more information and details.

Website: https://www.ymcaauckland.org.nz/careers/early-childhood-student-teacher-unqualified-teacher/