Our Vision

To be the highest quality early childhood provider within our communities.

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Our Mission

A Fun Place to Learn”- Our mission is to provide quality, affordable childcare for children, ensuring they enjoy a safe, fun place to learn. We want to inspire young children to have a passion for learning and develop to their fullest potential, as a result of our nurturing care and teaching guidance.

Our Philosophy

  • At Just Kidz we strive to provide children with an authentic, high quality, environment which is warm, accepting, safe and welcoming to all.
  • With the image of the child in mind we base our philosophy on the New Zealand Early Childhood Education (ECE) Curriculum Te Whāriki with a strong inspirational influence from the educational philosophy of Reggio Emilia in Italy and the Magda Gerber, Resources for Infant Educators (RIE) approach.
  • Our caring professional staff are highly focused on teamwork and are committed to supporting each individual child’s passion, skills and needs. We value each child’s holistic development and respect their aspirations, creativity; empowerment, confidence and a sense of belonging.

Our Core Values

  • We are passionate about creating a welcoming, caring, creative learning environment with unconditional, positive regard for everyone. “Manaakitanga/taking care not to trample on another’s mana.”
  • We are committed to the highest professional and ethical standards of teaching and leadership, ensuring excellence and integrity in everything we do.  – “Ngaa tikanga matatika me ngaa paerewa/our code our standards”
  • ­ We promote responsibility and respect for our environment. “Kaitiakitanga/guardianship guides our practice.”
  • We partner with all our children, whanau, colleagues and the wider community, developing genuine, caring relationships based on open communication and respectful interactions.“Whanaungatanga, interdependent relationships.”
  • We foster a “can do” culture throughout our company. – “Hakamana, empowering and enabling”