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Company Barnardos
Location Wellington, Wellington
Listed Fri 30 Mar, 1:16 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Do what you love from your home

We have exceptional career opportunities for experienced and passionate individuals to join our home based early learning team as an educator, enabling the potential of Kiwi kids. We are looking for home based educators in Wellington, particularly in Berhampore, Newtown, Hataitai, Northland, Lyall Bay, Karori, Roseneath, Island Bay and Brooklyn.

If you are committed to children's learning and development and can provide a safe and nurturing environment in your home for up to four children under the age of five, we would be interested in talking to you.

Join a purpose driven team

Barnardos is a not-for profit organisation committed to doing more for New Zealand tamariki and their whanau/families. Our education arm, Barnardos KidStart Early Learning, offers home and centre based early learning programmes for under-fives designed to meet the needs of our local communities. We support educators to use Te Whariki the NZ Early Childhood Curriculum.

Feel supported

We encourage and support our educators to learn and succeed by:

  • regular visits and support from a qualified early childhood teacher
  • educational support and training
  • professional development
  • educational resources
  • being part of a caring, skilled team of professionals.

What it takes

To become a Barnardos home based educator, you'll have:

  • a home and personal background that meets our robust health and safety requirements
  • a desire to make every moment a teachable one
  • a passion to nurture, inspire, and delight the children in your care
  • a commitment to creating lifelong learners
  • a willingness to connect with parents as partners in their child's education
  • experience with children.

Take action today

Do you see your future being part of a supportive, caring community of teachers, educators and parents, while still having the freedom to run your own business of caring for and educating under-fives? Complete our comprehensive application form, which includes requirement for detailed references and police checks.

Do more now for the future of our nations children, the Tamariki of Aotearoa New Zealand.

To learn more head to

To talk to someone about becoming an educator call 0800 543 782.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.