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BestStart Waikanae Wellington

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 11:05 AM 23 August 2017
Closes 25 September 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9e9r

Welcome to part of the BestStart family. Our setting is full of nature, with trees to climb, plenty of room to run and ride bikes. We even have chickens in the backyard. 

We have a diverse teaching team who bring their own passion and energy in different ways each and every day. All of us enjoy a good laugh and share the belief that learning should be fun and exciting.

We’re looking for a new head teacher to support the growth and development of the teaching team.

This is a curriculum-based role, so you’ll need proven strengths in planning and self-review.
You’ll take pride in contributing to the professional reputation of the centre and creating a warm and welcoming environment for children, parents/whānau.

Working alongside the centre manager and with a fantastic group of teachers, you’ll be responsible for leading and motivating the teaching team to ensure the centre’s philosophy and values are reflected in practice. 

 Our ideal candidate:

  • Holds an ECE teaching qualification BEd/Dip (ECE) Level 7 or above
  • Is conversant with the NZ Curriculum with specific skills in assessment practice
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills
  • Has a background or active interest in programme and curriculum planning
  • Enjoys a professional and enthusiastic approach to working with whānau and community
  • Is committed to ongoing personal development and understanding of leadership
  • Shows commitment to the growth and development of the business.

As a BestStart employee, your hard work and commitment to providing excellence in education and care will be rewarded with a competitive salary package which includes uniforms, health insurance and discounted childcare.

We support employees with their ongoing career aspirations, providing induction and mentoring programmes as well as professional learning and development.

How to apply

To apply for this awesome leadership opportunity on the beautiful Kapiti Coast, go to the BestStart Careers page and apply now.

Jane Ransfield
(021) 623 337

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9e9r

Listed 11:05 AM 23 August 2017
Closes 25 September 2017

BestStart Waikanae NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Waikanae

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 40

Service ID: 60340
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Physical address:
32 Winara Avenue, Waikanae

Postal Address:
P O Box 276177, Manukau City, South Auckland 2241