Kerikeri Qualified Infants Teacher

New Shoots Kerikeri are growing! Due to continued enrolment growth, we are currently looking for a special new member to join our team of inspiring teachers. 

We are looking for a full time, qualified infants’ teacher, OR you may be almost qualified and looking for your home centre. 

New Shoots Kerikeri have a team of authentic, genuine and committed teachers that truly make every single child and their family feel special and an extension of the New Shoots whānau.  Children are respected and their individual and unique personalities are nurtured. We are influenced but the RIE, Pikler and Gardner philosophies so if you have experience in these or it simply aligns with your own philosophy, you will be a great fit in our centre. 

We are looking for teachers who are:

  • Confident in their teaching practices
  • An excellent team player and communicator
  • Experience with infants and have pride in their respectful practice
  • Fully qualified with either their provisional or full registration – * we will also consider teachers that are experienced and almost qualified *
  • Amazing in building genuine and strong relationships with children and families

Our Kerikeri centre is architecturally designed with amazing outdoor spaces. Each room features an abundance of sunlight, excellent ventilation and a home like aesthetic, making it a home-away-from-home for both kaiako and tamariki. 

Send your CV and Cover letter 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.