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Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:01 AM 09 November 2017
Closes 06 December 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9g6C

Opening January 2018. Our brand-new, purpose-built childcare centre is nearly ready! The centre will be configured into 5 separate learning spaces, each catering to the different developmental ages of children.

We are now recruiting for an infants head teacher who will work with the support of a very experienced centre manager and fantastic colleagues – an experienced team!

In this new state-of-the-art environment there will be 2 small infant spaces, catering for up to 24 infants.

We have a diverse teaching team who bring their own passion and energy in different ways each and every day.

Our ideal candidate: 

  • Holds an ECE teaching qualification BEd/Dip Tch (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
  • 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.

To apply for this awesome opportunity, go to the BestStart Careers page and apply now.

We look forward to receiving your application.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Jane Ransfield
(021) 623 337

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9g6C

Listed 9:01 AM 09 November 2017
Closes 06 December 2017


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