Where your child has the freedom to explore


We are a small privately owned and operated preschool. We have 32 children onsite a day with 24 in the Over 2’s area and 8 in the Nursery. We have a small knit team of seven teachers who work well together. We are a free play centre which focuses on finding teachable moments within children’s natural play activities and experiences.

We pride ourselves on our large open outdoor environments in both our Preschool and Nursery. 

If you feel you would make a good addition to our team, we have the following positions currently available:

Full-Time Nursery Position

Are you a qualified teacher looking to join a small nursery team? Are you great at making families feel safe, valued and welcomed? Do you love coming up with creative ways to extend children's learning through their play? Do you relate to the respectful theories of Pikler and RIE? Well then we've got the position for you.

You will be working in our Nursery room. It would be great if you could start on the 13th of Jan 2020, but we are willing to wait if we think you'd be the perfect fit. 

You will be working full-time on Monday to Friday. To provide the best care for your Nursery children we have our two Nursery teachers either open and close each day. This means you will be working alternating shifts of 7:30 - 4:00 or 9:00 to 5:30. 

If you feel you are perfect for this position then we would love to hear from you! Please send iyour cover letter and CV through to us at 71 Vivian St, Burwood 8083 CHCH or littleexplorers@xtra.co.nz 

If you have any questions you can call Ki or Tracey at 383 1418.