The Learning Centre

Because Every Child Flourishes With TLC

The Learning Centre in Ponsonby, also known as TLC, is a full day childcare centre, which provides the highest quality of care, with small group sizes, the best teacher to child ratios, and caring, dedicated and qualified teachers. In a villa in Ponsonby, the emphasis is on providing a homely, natural environment with healthy food, and genuinely caring caregiving. 

Full Time Key Teachers Wanted

You would be:

  • An ECE qualified teacher

  • Have a provisional or full teaching certificate

  • Have some experience of teaching

  • Have a good understanding of what healthy attachment relationships look like.

Are you interested in the works of Magda Gerber and Emmi Pikler? Are you interested to see this in practice in a centre fully committed to RIE and Magda Gerber's Educaring approach? Our commitment to RIE is evident in the mentoring approach used in daily practice with teachers and the value we place on key caregiving, small group sizes and excellent ratios and continuity of care for children where possible.

What's great about TLC:

  • Competitive salary

  • Health and wellbeing allowance

  • Long-service benefit of extra leave

  • Leadership opportunities if you want them

  • A friendly and welcoming team

  • A friendly and welcoming community

  • Good professional development opportunities (including but not limited to Magda Gerber's Educaring approach).

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

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to: Amy Heslop

Relievers Required

Passionate about early childhood and want to work with a highly professional team of super passionate teachers? We are looking for regular relievers to work with our over two and a half year olds. Please email with your CV and a covering letter. 



96 Vermont St, Ponsonby, Auckland.                                                              Phone: 09 376 6857