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Bear Park St Heliers Auckland

Preschool 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 11:42 am 02 December 2019
Closes 02 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA3R1

Our St Heliers centre is a home away from home, spread between two houses with established gardens and a strong community presence.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced head teacher or a registered teacher looking for that next step in their career. 

As our preschool head teacher, you will oversee up to 40 children and 6 teachers. You will work closely with our nursery supervisor, centre manager and administrator, with daily support and guidance. Fridays are spent off the floor for administration, with flexibility for additional admin time when needed.  

With inspiration from Reggio Emilia, our teachers have a passion for inspiring wonder, creativity, imagination and investigation, fostering children's hundred languages and unravelling their theories alongside them.


Our centre:

  • ERO rating 4 – very well placed
  • High-quality programme and resources
  • Reggio-inspired philosophy
  • Established 33 years, family owned
  • Community-focused, charitable and sustainable practices.

 Our teaching team:

  • Preschool ratios 1:6 / 1:7
  • 1 off-floor administration day per week
  • 3 hours weekly team planning time
  • Regular paid PD
  • Trips to Reggio Emilia for top performers (yes – in Italy!)
  • Leadership development programme.

Extra perks:

  • A day off for your birthday!
  • Extra sick leave
  • Registration fees paid
  • Staff wellness programme
  • Financial wellbeing programme
  • Staff rewards and discounts. 

To learn more about the progressive things we do at Bear Park, please visit our website and follow our Facebook page @bearparkchildcare.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Rachael Snell
rachael@bearpark.co.nz
(09) 575 7295

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA3R1

Listed 11:42 am 02 December 2019
Closes 02 March 2020

ECE centre details

Bear Park St Heliers

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 60

Service ID: 20017
ERO report
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Physical address:
114-116 Maskell Street, St Heliers, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 54065, The Marina, Manukau 2144