BestStart Cornwall Street Wellington

Head teacher – preschool

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 10:34 AM 15 July 2019
Closes 19 August 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9vyF

Our vision is to support a diverse community of learners to reach their full potential. We are located in the heart of Lower Hutt City with local parks, art galleries, the library and Queensgate Shopping Centre only a short walk away. Our local community is an extension of our playground, providing awesome opportunities for children to learn about their wider world.
Due to the promotion of our preschool head teacher to the role of centre manager, we are now looking for someone to lead the preschool team and continue with them on the journey they have begun. This role is also key in working with the other 2 head teachers and the centre manager in collaborating as a team to bring the centre together as one.
Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience leading a large team of teachers and ability to inspire and motivate a team
  • A strength in coaching and mentoring
  • A true passion for engaging with whānau and the wider learning community
  • A strong understanding of compliance, ECE policy/regulations and the implementation of Te Whāriki. Commitment to high-quality education and care
  • Respect for the languages, heritages and cultures of all ākonga.  

As a BestStart head teacher you can expect a true commitment to your professional learning and development and a genuine focus on developing your leadership career – including in-house training. 
You will receive a competitive salary, free medical insurance and discounted childcare plus support with ongoing career aspirations.
If you're ready to join us we would love to hear from you!

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Amanda Morgan, Recruitment Specialist
(021) 623 337

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9vyF

Listed 10:34 AM 15 July 2019
Closes 19 August 2019

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