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.