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BestStart Avondale 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 9:51 AM 25 January 2018
Closes 5pm 10 March 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9hD0

We are located in the heart of Avondale, very close to New Lynn and Avondale train stations and the motorway which is ideal for Auckland City commuters. The team value children as confident, competent learners and communicators. 

We are currently seeking a strong leader to lead our team as an head teacher along with our centre manager in the nursery room. 

As our head teacher you will have strong leadership abilities in modelling and communicating high-quality practice, provision and planning for the youngest children. Lead a team in creating a dynamic, rich and exciting curriculum that inspires children to be initiators, explorers and self-learners. Our ideal head teacher will demonstrate the below skills and abilities in their management and teaching practice:

  • Strong overall leadership ability and proven experience in leading teams to achieve set outcomes
  • Sound track record in customer service; building strong relationships with staff, clients and relevant stakeholders
  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for children and parents/whānau
  • Experience in leading teams through programme planning, observation and assessment, and self-review
  • Strong interpersonal skills and confident communicator
  • Self-motivated, innovative, reflective and prepared to think beyond the boundaries.

We are not just a place to work but – it’s a place of innovation and leadership. As part of our team you will be offered discounted childcare benefits, subsidised healthcare, ongoing professional development opportunities and career advancement opportunities! 

To apply for this position, click 'Apply for this job' and fill out the online application!

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Monika Bhatia
fs.avondale.manager@best-start.org
(09) 828 9082

Download our application form
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Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9hD0

Listed 9:51 AM 25 January 2018
Closes 5pm 10 March 2018

BestStart Avondale NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Avondale

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 95

Service ID: 20280
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Physical address:
18-20 Wolverton Street, Avondale, Auckland

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