BestStart Kaikorai Valley Road Otago

Qualified teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 


Listed 12:09 PM 02 July 2021
Closes 4pm 31 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAMqM

At BestStart Kaikorai Valley Road we provide a welcoming, vibrant, and flexible environment; responsive to all akonga and their changing needs, interests, and abilities. We acknowledge and celebrate all cultures, embracing the richness and diversity that they bring. We recognise the mana of the child as we strive to provide safe, inclusive, stimulating environments that acknowledge the rich funds of knowledge that each child and their whānau brings with them. We believe that through opportunities to explore the world around them, children become active and involved learners.

We now have a wonderful opportunity for a qualified teacher to join our team and provide a fun, meaningful and child driven learning environment where fun and a sense of humour is essential. This ALSO includes a 6 months maternity leave cover as a head teacher.  

The qualified teacher position is a permanent full-time position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. 

Role requirements:

  • BEd/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration/certification
  • Passionate about early childhood teaching and working with children
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of programme planning, pedagogy and curriculum
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of the current ECE Regulations, Te Whāriki and hold compliance in a high regard
  • Strengths in open communication with teachers and parents/whānau.

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 a fantastic team! Apply online today, or for more information please contact Jaz Locke - Southern Talent Acquisition Specialist at:

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Jaz Locke
(027) 1800 1132

Download our application form
Application for Employment form v7d99c45d20

Vacancy reference #:1HAMqM

Listed 12:09 PM 02 July 2021
Closes 4pm 31 July 2021

BestStart Kaikorai Valley Road NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Kaikorai Valley Road

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 45673
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Physical address:
463 Kaikorai Valley Road, Bradford, Dunedin

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