Whenuapai Qualified Infants Teacher

Famous for its prestigious award-winning building, our architecturally-designed centre draws its inspiration from the sea. The building itself is shaped like a whale, and the sea creature theme is mirrored throughout with room names like Pipi and Moana. New Shoots Whenuapai are currently looking for another member of our team, to nurture, nourish, and care for our tamariki.

We are currently searching for our next qualified team member for our infant room.

New Shoots is committed to our amazing kaiako and offer so much guidance and support as well as:

  • Smaller ratios to help with building solid and meaningful relationships with tamariki and whanau
  • 100% support financially through lockdowns
  • Pay Parity
  • 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.

To be suitable for this role you must:

  • Be a qualified and registered teacher
  • Have experience in calm, slow, respectful RIE infant care
  • Respect and treasure a collaborative team environment. Where all teachers work together to have fun and support one another.


If you are looking at working in a stunning centre with exceptional support from an amazing Centre Director and team then this is for you. Send your CV and cover letter to Pip Phillips at  recruitment@newshoots.co.nz

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.