BestStart Dinsdale Waikato

ECE qualified 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 10:03 AM 22 February 2019
Closes 3pm 05 April 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rSd

Are you an inspiring leader who wants to work alongside a team of passionate and motivated teachers?

We are looking for a head teacher to join our centre.

We have a fun and highly motivated team with a vision to help to develop the centre to inspire children to be confident, passionate, and self-motivated learners. 

We are a strong community-based centre licensed for 90 children. We focus on supporting children building on a mindfulness curriculum.  

Key to your success will be your desire to work in the age group of infants and toddlers. We are looking for an innovative, and passionate leader. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that we uphold our unique philosophy. 

Key qualities you will need to demonstrate are:

  • A passion for working with infants and toddlers
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers and your ECE qualification and teacher registration 
  • Confidence in working in collaboration with children, families and staff
  • Be self-motivated, respectful, optimistic, and show kindness and compassion for others
  • Have a strength in and be effective with communication skills, and experience with managing a team
  • Sound professional knowledge of emergent planning, assessment and internal evaluation to achieve continuous improvement and progress within the centre to ensure the continuity of high-quality education
  • A strong understanding of Te Whāriki
  • Shows resilience in challenging situations and is reflective in own teaching practice
  • Enthusiasm towards growing as a leader and personal/professional development.

Position is available February. 

If all of the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

As part of the BestStart family we are committed to providing ongoing professional development to support you to develop your own career, as well as a competitive salary, free medical insurance and uniforms, subsidised childcare and career advancement opportunities.

How to apply

Please email your CV and cover letter to:

Alisha Metekingi
(021) 178 7623

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9rSd

Listed 10:03 AM 22 February 2019
Closes 3pm 05 April 2019

BestStart Dinsdale NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Dinsdale

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 80

Service ID: 30249
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Physical address:
8 Railside Place, Frankton-Hamilton, Hamilton

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