BestStart Alexandra Otago

Qualified teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 11:42 am 10 May 2021
Closes 07 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAK_G

Located in the heart of Alexandra township, our well-established centre is growing and we are on the look out for a qualified teacher to join our wonderful U2’s team!

Respect, Empowerment, Sense of Belonging and the Environment as the Third Teacher are values that underpin our philosophy and teaching practices. We are licensed for 47 children, including 15 under 2's, with full occupancy. Our under 2's space (Koru) offers a calm and unhurried environment inspired by the RIE approach where our tamariki explore and discover as individuals. We believe in having key teachers that follow the interest, rituals and routines of our tamariki. We actively engage with our local community through excursions, attending kapa haka, community music group and working with local groups such as Plunket.

Come and join our passionate, stable team that work collaboratively to provide high quality care and learning! This is a permanent part time opportunity working 20 hours per week.

Role requirements:

  • BEd/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration/certification
  • Passionate about infant and toddler development
  • Values and understands the importance of play-based learning
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of the current ECE Regulations, Te Whāriki and hold compliance in a high regard
  • Be excellent in all forms of communication.

Why choose us?  

Every BestStart centre is unique and reflects the special qualities and backgrounds of its children, teachers and communities. We are big on growing our people and we are proud to offer a great benefits package which includes discounted childcare, subsidised healthcare insurance, staff uniform, immediate access to your sick leave and amazing career pathways!

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to be part of an amazing team! Apply online today, or for a confidential chat please call Harriett Lawrence, our recruitment specialist.

How to apply

Apply online today through our careers page!

Harriett Lawrence
(027) 568 3543

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAK_G

Listed 11:42 am 10 May 2021
Closes 07 June 2021

ECE centre details

BestStart Alexandra

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 47

Service ID: 45256
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Physical address:
23 Matau Street, Alexandra

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