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BestStart Sunset Waikato

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 1:11 PM 31 October 2017
Closes 16 December 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9fq0

We are searching for a head teacher to join our team. We are a centre in Rotorua that caters for 65 children aged 0 -5 years across our nursery, toddler and preschool rooms. We take pride in providing a warm, caring environment where strong relationships with whānau are built.

Our successful applicant will be an outstanding and effective leader who enjoys inspiring, mentoring and growing a team to ensure the highest standard of learning experiences and care. They will also have the following attributes:

  • Team player with strong leadership skills to grow and mentor others.
  • Enthusiastic, creative and self-motivated role model with the ability to reflect on their own practice.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, planning and organisational skills.
  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude and a desire to make a difference to children in their early years while building strong links with centre whānau.
  • A strong understanding of Te Whariki and daily centre requirements.

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to hear from you.

As part of the BestStart family, you will be set up to succeed in your head teacher role with great support. We also provide great staff benefits: subsidised childcare, healthcare insurance, up to 10 days' sick leave and ongoing professional development. If this role is of interest, we want to hear from you.

Relocation assistance is available for those relocating to Rotorua. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Chelsea Deane
(027) 591 4855

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9fq0

Listed 1:11 PM 31 October 2017
Closes 16 December 2017

BestStart Sunset NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Sunset

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 65

Service ID: 45013
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Physical address:
177 Sunset Road, Mangakakahi, Rotorua

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