Bayfair Qualified Toddlers Teacher

Bayfair -Qualified Toddlers Teacher

New Shoots Bayfair is currently looking for a strong, well experienced teacher for our toddler room. One of our amazing team is making the leap to the South Island so are wanting another beautiful, passionate, and creative teacher to join the team.

New Shoots Bayfair, based in Mount Maunganui, prides itself on its supportive, fun, and solid team. It is crucial in ECE to have a team that supports, encourages, and uplifts, and that’s exactly what we do. This role will be for a heart lead kaiako with proven experience in positive and fun centres. We would also ideally like to see someone with similar philosophies, we follow the Pikler and RIE approaches.

At New Shoots we look for teachers with true heart-led teaching. Someone with:

  • A respectful, unhurried approach with toddlers
  • Passionate about play-based learning and exploration drive to constantly be engaged with tamariki and give them the safe and supportive environment to explore, learn, and have fun
  • Excellent experience and knowledge with planning, learning stories, provocations, and early childhood pedagogy

Benefits to working at New Shoots:

  • Smaller ratios to help with building solid and meaningful relationships with tamariki and whanau
  • 100% support financially through lockdowns
  • A newly launched staff benefits package full of fantastic surprises
  • Endless learning opportunities and PD support
  • A stunning environment and team that will feel like your home away from home.

If you are a fully qualified and registered kaiako, send your CV to Pip Phillips by emailing

Enrolment Conditions

New Shoots operates as a full day service and do not offer short days or sessions;
Our fees include high quality teacher ratios above Ministry of Education Standards;
Minimum enrolment is two days per week; A $50 enrolment fee will be due upon enrolment to confirm your place;
Two weeks notice is required when terminating enrolment; 10% discount is applicable to your eldest child’s fees if you have two or more children attending New Shoots full time;
Nappies and food are provided; and Formula is not provided – this must be brought in from home if required. 

To be read in conjunction with the Fee Policy.
Fees effective from 1st April 2022.