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Kidsfirst Kindergartens

Head Office,

43 Birmingham Drive,

Middleton,

Christchurch 8024

+64 3 338 1303

 

 

 

Kindergarten Teacher / Head Teacher

Application Form

 

Before completing this form please read it through carefully, taking note also of information on the Education Gazette website with the kindergarten advertisements.  Late applications will not be accepted.

 

A copy of your completed application form for your records, will be sent to your email address if provided. 

 

All supporting material to accompany this application must be forwarded to careers@kidsfirst.org.nz to arrive no later than the closing date for this vacancy.  If posting documentation, do not enclose material that is bound and ensure it is on A4 paper, as this will be copied for the panel.

 

When authorised by the applicant, attachments to this application form will be retained by the Association for a maximum of 12 months.  It is your responsibility to ensure that this material if being used is being held on file.

1. Applicant
Full name *
Former name (if any)
Iwi
Address *
Phone number *
Mobile number *
Email address *
2. Position
Vacancy number *
Position *
Kindergarten
Teacher registration number *
Type of Teacher Registration
Date Teacher Registration Expires: *
Current First Aid Certificate *
Expiry Date of First Aid Certificate *
3. Qualifications
Early childhood
Date Qualification Achieved
Post graduate (teaching related)
Date Qualification Achieved
Other
Date Qualification Achieved
4. Professional development
Current
During the past three years
5. Employment history

Current employment

Position
Kindergarten / Centre
Association / Employer
Dates From and To
Type

Past teaching positions held

Position 1
Kindergarten / Centre
Association / Employer
Dates From and To
Type
Position 2
Kindergarten / Centre
Association / Employer
Dates From and To
Type
Position 3
Kindergarten / Centre
Association / Employer
Dates From and To
Type
Other relevant positions held
Kindergarten / Centre
Association / Employer
Dates From and To
Type
6. Length of teaching service

Total number of years and months in permanent kindergaten positions:

Senior Teacher
Head Teacher
Teacher

Total number of years and months in other permanent early childhood positions:

Supervisor
Assistant Supervisor
Teacher

Total number of years and months in six weeks or longer continuous relieving positions:

Kindergarten

Senior Teacher
Head Teacher
Teacher

Childcare

Other (please specify)
7. Specific teaching skills, strengths and interests - PLEASE INCLUDE INFORMATION RELATING TO TEACHING SKILLS, STRENGTHS AND INTERESTS IN YOUR ANSWERS TO QUESTION 9 RATHER THAN IN THIS SECTION - LEAVE THIS SECTION BLANK
Strength or interest -
Examples that demonstrate this as a particular strength or interest -
Strength or interest -
Examples that demonstrate this as a particular strength or interest -
Strength or interest -
Examples that demonstrate this as a particular strength or interest -
Strength or interest -
Examples that demonstrate this as a particular strength or interest -
8. Relevant experience other than teaching in an early childhood centre/kindergarten
Please detail
9. Overall suitability for the position

In relation to your personal qualities and the extent to which you believe you would work well with the staff and the kindergarten / community concerned. Using the selection criteria set out in the kindergarten and person specification for this position, please outline the ways in which you meet the requirements for this role.

 

Curriculum and teaching requirements for this position

Ways in which I meet the specific requirements for this position are:
This is supported by the following examples, information and/or evidence:

Relationships with children

Ways in which I meet the specific requirements for this position are:
This is supported by the following examples, information and/or evidence:

Meeting the community requirements for this position

Ways in which I meet the specific requirements for this position are:
This is supported by the following examples, information and/or evidence:

Working with this teaching team

Ways in which I meet the specific requirements for this position are:
This is supported by the following examples, information and/or evidence:

Personal characteristics sought for this position

Ways in which I meet the specific requirements for this position are:
This is supported by the following examples, information and/or evidence:
10. Criminal conviction
Have you ever been convicted of any offence against the law (apart from minor traffic convictions)?
If yes please provide brief details
11. Health

Have you any disabilities or medical conditions which:

  • May prevent or restrict you from performing any aspect of the job for which you are applying
  • May require specific accommodation by the employer or other staff to enable you to perform the job
  • May have an impact on the health and safety of yourself, other employees, the children or parents attending the place of work
If yes, please provide brief details
12. Referees reports

You may arrange for the provision of up to three referee reports from persons able to provide comment on your professional work. Referee reports must be on the prescribed form which is available to be completed and submitted online. Please note that references gathered for other purposes (i.e., relieving roles) which are not on the prescribed form will not be available for this purpose.

 

Subject to approval of the referees concerned, referee report forms will be held on file at the Association office for a maximum of 12 months. They may, at your request, be used for subsequent applications to the Association. It is your responsibility to ensure that the previous referee reports are held on file at the Association office when making an application for a particular vacancy.

 

Referee reports to be used with this application (please indicate whether you believe these are held on file at the Association Office):

1
Held on file?
2
Held on file?
3
Held on file?
13. Personal information disclosure authority

By submitting this application I hereby authorise the collection of personal information from any current or previous employer, training establishment or other agency or individual, for the purpose of determining my suitability for the kindergarten position for which I am applying, without further reference to me. Please specify any agency or individual to who you DO NOT wish an approach to be made in relation to this application

N.B. Your authority is required in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993

14. Future use

Please indicate whether you want the supporting documents to this application form held on file for a maximum of 12 months in order that they can be used with future applications for vacancies of a similar nature.

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Declaration

Please note that incorrect or misleading information or the omission of important information may disqualify you from appointment, or, if appointed to the position, make you liable for dismissal.

 

By submitting this application you are certifying that to the best of your knowledge all information provided in this application is true and correct

 

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