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BestStart Richmond Road Auckland

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 8:59 AM 18 January 2018
Closes 5pm 15 February 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9h8D

We are situated on Richmond Rd, just in front of Richmond Road Primary School in Grey Lynn – a short walk from Ponsonby Rd and only a few minutes drive from the motorway. We have an excellent reputation in the local community. We are looking for someone to be a part of our close knit team, who can support and lead us in providing quality education and care to our toddlers and preschool children.

Our ideal head teacher will display the following prerequisites:

  • Have a sound knowledge and understanding of Te Whāriki the NZ ECE curriculum including planning and assessment and self-review
  • Proven relationship building skills with children, staff and families
  • Demonstrate good organisational and time-management skills
  • Collaborative team player and great role model
  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for children and parents/whanau
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure if required
  • Self-motivated, innovative, reflective and prepared to think beyond the boundaries
  • Demonstrate good communication skills with both parents/families/whānau and the staff (written and oral).

Why choose us? We are part of the BestStart family. 'BestStart is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our teachers and our children. Teaching quality is vital in achieving this goal and we want to employ and develop our people to meet this challenge.' As an employee you will receive top-of-the line learning and development opportunities along with healthcare, uniform, extra sick leave, a generous wage and future career opportunities. To read more about who we are visit our website

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Beena Sethuraman
(09) 376 6643

Download our application form
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Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9h8D

Listed 8:59 AM 18 January 2018
Closes 5pm 15 February 2018

BestStart Richmond Road NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Richmond Road

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 35

Service ID: 20123
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Physical address:
136 Richmond Road, Ponsonby, Auckland

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