BestStart Rongotai Wellington

Head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 9:39 am 01 April 2021
Closes 29 April 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJWb

We are looking for a dedicated, passionate teacher that has a passion for planning, an eye for detail, creativity and likes to have fun to join us as a head teacher!

We are a small centre licensed for 30 tamariki in a refurbished house in the heart of Kilbirnie. We want everyone who comes through our doors to experience a welcoming and peaceful place where you quickly become part of our Whanau. We provide a fun and interesting environment where friendships and memories are made between children, teachers, and families. Our regular excursions to our local community, such as the library, Rita Angus Rest Home or the local shops, mean you will have the opportunity to connect with the Rongotai/Kilbirnie area and enjoy the learning opportunities that this brings to our tamariki. We have a bus stop right across the road and free on-street parking close by to make your commute to work easier.

Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team and bring the team together to work as one
  • Innovative and enthusiastic about positive change and improved outcomes for all learners
  • Professional, adaptable and open communication with the ability to quickly build a rapport
  • Excellent knowledge of ECE regulations, the implementation of Te Whāriki and compliance in the ECE sector
  • Level 7 ECE qualification and current practicing certificate.

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 (available from day one!), training incentives and more. BestStart also provides incredible professional development and opportunities for career advancement.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to join our team - apply online today! 

How to apply

Please apply online through our Careers page, or for a confidential chat please call

Harriett Lawrence, Recruitment Specialist
(027) 568 3543

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAJWb

Listed 9:39 am 01 April 2021
Closes 29 April 2021

ECE centre details

BestStart Rongotai

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 60315
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Physical address:
178 Rongotai Road, Kilbirnie, Wellington

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