BestStart Oraha Road Auckland

Head teacher U2s

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 10:31 AM 24 May 2019
Closes 01 July 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9uTh

We are a brand-new centre in the beautiful semirural community of Kumeu.  Our friendly and experienced teaching team are thriving in the gorgeous, natural spaces we have created. 

We offer our teachers:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Healthcare insurance and subsidised childcare
  • Paid staff meetings and extra sick days
  • An extensive support and guidance network
  • Training incentives and much much more!

We are looking for a committed, experienced head teacher who inspires and motivates on a daily basis to join our awesome team in our U2s room. 
You will need to be a competent, strong teacher supporting and overseeing day-to-day practices of your team.  

It is desirable that you have a thorough understanding of the RIE/Pikler approach and that this is embedded in your practice and evident in all decisions that you make for our tamariki.

In this role you will display the below skills and attributes:                   

  • Leadership, mentoring and coaching other teachers and team members is one of your strengths and something that you find joy in
  • Experience with group and individual planning
  • Ability to collaborate and work with the centre manager as well as taking on the manager's role in their absence
  • You will be skilled in documenting high-quality and attractive individual learning journeys/planning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-review will be one of your strengths
  • Value high-quality and relaxed but professional, whānau/teacher partnerships
  • Respectful and supportive practice
  • Intrinsically motivated to provide a beautiful environment for our tamariki
  • Engaged in ongoing learning and contribute to a supportive and welcoming team culture
  • A can-do and solution-based outlook on life
  • Someone who is reliable, motivated, driven and positive
  • Has initiative and is creative.

If you would like to join our fabulous team and spend your days in our little piece of paradise, don’t delay, apply now!

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Nicky Bryant
nicky.bryant@best-start.org
(021) 922 667

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9uTh

Listed 10:31 AM 24 May 2019
Closes 01 July 2019

BestStart Oraha Road NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Oraha Road

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 80

Service ID: 47490
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Physical address:
105 Oraha Road, Kumeu

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