BestStart Glasgow Street Manawatu/Whanganui

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 12:49 pm 21 May 2020
Closes 29 June 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7gD

Come and join us – a beautiful well-resourced centre, supportive team and fantastic career opportunities are waiting for you!

We are looking for an approachable and nurturing head teacher who can demonstrate respect, kindness, fun and positivity within their teaching practice. It’s important to us that our new Head Teacher is inclusive, passionate and creative about teaching and learning. You will need to be ECE qualified (Level 7) with current certification and above all else believe in the potential and wellbeing of all children and staff.
Working with a great team of teachers and alongside the centre manager, you will demonstrate:

  • Confidence and commitment to working in collaboration with parents and families
  • Keen professional knowledge of planning, assessment and self-review
  • An ability to build community and parental engagement
  • A strong understanding of Te Whāriki, and commitment to working with staff and parents to achieve continuous improvement and progress
  • Enthusiasm towards personal development, particularly regarding team leadership and management.

While we navigate through the current pandemic, we have seen the team at BestStart unite and support one another more than ever. We are so proud of the incredible online learning our teachers have carried out with BestStart@Home and believe the extensive support network we provide our Teaching teams with has enabled us to provide positive engagement opportunities with our families and whānau.

When you join the team at BestStart, you not only receive extensive support from our teams but you will also receive a competitive wage, childcare and healthcare discounts as well as plenty of learning and development opportunities to see you continue to thrive in your career.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Amanda Morgan, Recruitment Specialist
(021) 623 337

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA7gD

Listed 12:49 pm 21 May 2020
Closes 29 June 2020

ECE centre details

BestStart Glasgow Street

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 110

Service ID: 45192
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Physical address:
451 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui

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