Lead Teacher Wanted!

We are searching for a Reggio/RIE inspired lead teacher to join our team! Are you a qualified teacher with experience running a room? If so, we would love to hear from you!

Are you passionate about early childhood education and making a positive impact on young lives? Our ECE centre in Kumeu is seeking a dedicated and qualified ECE Teacher to join our dynamic team.

About Us: At Oma Rapeti Kumeu, we believe in providing a nurturing and stimulating environment where children can learn, grow, and thrive. Located in the vibrant community of Kumeu, our centre is committed to delivering high-quality early childhood education that focuses on play-based learning and positive guidance.

Position Overview: As a Qualified ECE Teacher, you will play a crucial role in fostering a supportive and enriching learning environment for our children. We are seeking an individual who is:

  • A team player: Collaborate effectively with colleagues to create engaging learning experiences.

  • Present with the children: Be actively involved in children's learning and development, fostering meaningful connections and interactions.

  • Understanding of the importance of play: Embrace play-based learning as a foundation for children's exploration, creativity, and problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledgeable about positive guidance: Utilise positive guidance strategies to support children's social-emotional development and encourage positive behaviour.


  • Qualified ECE Teacher with relevant qualifications and current certification.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Passion for working with young children and a commitment to their holistic development.

What We Offer:

  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.

  • Opportunities for professional development and growth with the support of ECE Consultancy Services.

  • A chance to make a difference in the lives of children and families in our community.

  • Commitment to Excellence! We are committed to excellence in early childhood education. Our centre maintains high standards of quality and professionalism, and we support our teachers in upholding these standards through ongoing training, mentoring, and feedback.

  • Career Advancement, We are committed to helping our teachers advance in their careers. Whether it's through gaining additional qualifications, taking on leadership roles within the centre, or pursuing specialised training, we provide opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about early childhood education and believe you have what it takes to be a valuable member of our team, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume and cover letter to kumeu@omarapeti.net.nz with the subject line "ECE Teacher Application"

Join us in creating a positive and nurturing environment where every child can flourish and reach their full potential!

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Relief Teachers Wanted!

Are you a positive, motivated and a passionate teacher seeking out a new opportunity? Oma Rapeti (Kumeu) is searching for qualified or non-qualified relievers (Due to occupancy growth) to join our fun-loving team as we continue our journey to strive for excellence. According to our recent ERO report we are well and truly on the path to achieving this.

If this sounds like the right place for you please don’t hesitate to get in touch. 

Application process
You must have the right to work within New Zealand. 

To apply, please email your CV and Cover Letter telling us why you would love to work at Oma Rāpeti
and what really makes your day as a kaiako. 
Email us: shannon@omarapeti.net.nz


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