BestStart Paraparaumu Wellington

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 10:53 AM 14 October 2019
Closes 11 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0PT

We currently have a fantastic leadership opportunity on offer – where our centre vision is 'Passion for learning, passion for life'.

Situated just a short drive from the local beach and shops, we are licensed for 75 tamariki and offer 3 separate areas where tamariki can learn in an environment pertaining to their developmental age, but can also come together to embrace a tuakana-teina relationship.

We are looking for a strong and experienced head teacher for our Kauri Room (3½–5 years) who will lead a team of 10 staff and work alongside 2 other head teachers and a centre manager.  

Our new head teacher will be reflective and engaged in their own learning journey with a passion and vision about what it takes to be a successful leader.

You will also be able to tick the following:

  • Knowledge of play-based curriculum and how it transitions into effective planning
  • Proven success in leading a team of teachers to provide improved and positive outcomes for ākonga
  • Has the ability to build effective relationships that are founded on trust and communication
  • Thorough understanding of quality assessment
  • Passionate about providing a warm, safe, stimulating and aesthetic environment
  • Experience in leading and participating in internal review.

As a head teacher you will have access to incredible benefits including free healthcare, discounted childcare, paid teacher registration and first aid, plus ongoing career growth and PLD opportunities!

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Amanda Morgan, Recruitment Specialist
(021) 623 337

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA0PT

Listed 10:53 AM 14 October 2019
Closes 11 November 2019

BestStart Paraparaumu NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Paraparaumu

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 50067
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Physical address:
52 Percival Road, Paraparaumu

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