BestStart Cornwall Street Wellington

ECE teacher (Infants)

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

Listed 6:25 PM 16 September 2018
Closes 12 November 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9kpZ

Our centre is nestled in the Lower Hutt CBD and is focused on supporting our diverse community of learners through strong and supportive relationships with tamariki and their whānau. You will work surrounded by passionate team and supportive leaders who work alongside the centre team to provide ongoing professional learning.
We are looking for someone who: 

  • Has a warm and caring nature
  • Is a motivated and enthusiastic team player
  • Has great communication skills
  • Is innovative and passionate when planning for children’s learning

Our ideal candidate: 

  • Holds an ECE teaching qualification BEd/Dip (ECE) level 7 or above
  • Is conversant with the NZ Curriculum of Te Whāriki with specific skills in assessment practice
  • Knowledge of Reggio Emilia Philosophy
  • Motivated, great team player who can promote equal and respectful relationships with children, teachers, parents and whānau
  • Good understanding of individual programme planning
  • Commitment to professional learning and Inquiry
  • Confident in recording children's learning using electronic portfolios
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organised and flexible (start/finish times etc)
  • Confident in delivering a bi-cultural curriculum
  • Understanding of ECE registration process
  • Have a passion for a natural environment and sustainability
  • Able to work within a distributed leadership framework that supports individual and group growth.   

Your hard work and commitment to providing excellence in education and care will be rewarded with a competitive salary package which includes 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. 

We invite you to apply for this rare opportunity or if you'd like to know more or even arrange a visit to the centre to check it out, please contact Amy Pirie on (04) 566 4205.

How to apply

Please apply via the BestStart careers website.

Amanda Morgan
(021) 623 337

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9kpZ

Listed 6:25 PM 16 September 2018
Closes 12 November 2018

BestStart Cornwall Street NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Cornwall Street

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 100

Service ID: 45669
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Physical address:
3 Cornwall Street, Lower Hutt Central, Lower Hutt

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