BestStart Queenstown Otago

Qualified teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:39 am 12 March 2021
Closes 09 April 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHr1

Nestled in the heart of Queenstown, our centre is where our little explorers come to play and learn. We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified teacher to join our preschool room, Matakauri – where the Mighty Bravehearts have space to grow!

Our philosophy is based on building trusting and respectful relationships with our parents and whānau so they and their children have agency in their learning. We are also passionate about promoting holistic health and well-being for our tamariki, whānau and teachers. We love to celebrate the variety of cultures in our centre and are extremely culturally responsive. Our classroom names are based on the legend of Lake Wakitipu; Tahuna, Manata, Matau, and Matakauri and we like to share the legend’s values and strengths with our tamariki.

We offer flexible working hours, so please get in touch with us today to let us know what hours work best for you.

Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • BEd/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration/certification
  • Resonates with our philosophy of sustainability and holistic health
  • Confidence to engage parents collaboratively in their child's learning
  • Creative in celebrating biculturalism and multiculturalism.

BestStart offers great teachers a competitive remuneration package and excellent professional learning opportunities. Our teachers receive subsidised medical insurance, discounted childcare benefits, generous non-contact time per week, extra sick days (available from day one) and training incentives.

Join us before 10 April and you could be entitled to a $2,000 (gross) sign on bonus!*

Come and join our amazing team and discover all that we can offer you! Apply online today, or for a confidential conversation please feel free to phone Harriett.

*Terms and conditions apply.

How to apply

Please apply online through our BestStart Careers page.

Harriett Lawrence, Recruitment Specialist
(027) 568 3543

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAHr1

Listed 10:39 am 12 March 2021
Closes 09 April 2021

ECE centre details

BestStart Queenstown

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 65156
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Physical address:
18 B Hamilton Road, Queenstown

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