BestStart Waiuku Auckland

Head teacher - infants

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 10:10 am 14 December 2020
Closes 29 January 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAF_Q

At BestStart Waiuku, our passionate team support tamariki every step of the way. We are great at helping children on their learning journey by, building confidence and developing their skills along the way.
Our three buildings are well resourced and create a space where tamariki feel safe and secure to explore new and exciting wonders. During their time with us, children learn to make friends, solve problems, express themselves and develop a natural curiosity of the world around them. We extend on this curiosity and create learning opportunities that engage and inspire them to learn through play.

Feeling inspired?
Our ideal candidate will bring with them:

  • Enthusiasm, experience, and passion for ECE demonstrated by your
    commitment and practice in delivering high quality education for children
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to foster growth and development
    within your team
  • Mentoring and coaching skills – able to confidently lead a team with
    assessment, planning and internal evaluation
  • Professional, adaptable, and good communication style with the ability to
    build a rapport with people quickly
  • A positive and collaborative working style that is critical to your success
  • Ability to use initiative and make sound professional decisions
  • Flexibility and the ability to work under pressure
  • An open-minded attitude and the ability to adapt accordingly
  • Excellent knowledge of ECE regulations, the implementation of Te Whāriki
  • Effective communication skills, both verbally and written.

Join us at BestStart Waiuku before the end of January 2021 and you could be entitled to a $2000 (gross) sign on bonus!*
As part of the BestStart family you will enjoy competitive remuneration, a uniform, healthcare insurance, paid staff meetings, an extensive support and guidance network, subsidised childcare, extra sick days (which you can access from DAY ONE), training incentives and more. BestStart provides professional development and opportunities for career advancement.
If this sounds like you… do not delay, please apply now with your CV and cover letter.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Nicky Bryant, Recruitment Specialist
(021) 922 667

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAF_Q

Listed 10:10 am 14 December 2020
Closes 29 January 2021

ECE centre details

BestStart Waiuku

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 138

Service ID: 25345
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Physical address:
66-70 King St, Waiuku

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