BestStart Balclutha Otago

Head teacher or qualified teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 


Listed 11:50 AM 10 November 2021
Closes 4pm 30 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAR9Y

What will I be doing?

BestStart Balclutha is a small town centre with strong links to our rural community and we believe that the community is the heart of everything. We take pride in being able to provide a home away from home for children aged 3 months to 5 years. We are home to 10 U, 40 O2 and are set to be getting a new outdoor environment for the U2 children!

We are on the look out for a current head teacher, or an experienced qualified teacher to help lead the U2 team! You will be joining a team of teachers who are kind, caring and have a good sense of humour. Here you will be inspired and supported to be the best in every possible way.

Role requirements:

  • B Ed/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration/certification
  • 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
  • Passion and commitment for teaching and learning with a focus on delivering quality.

Join us at BestStart Balclutha and you could be entitled to a $5000 (gross) sign on bonus and support with relocation costs!*

Here at BestStart we are committed to being a progressive and responsive leader in the ECE sector where our teachers are recognised for the positive difference they make in children's lives. We are delighted to be opting into the pay parity scheme as of 1 January 2022.

Why work for BestStart?

We offer a great benefits package to our people which includes discounted childcare, subsidised health insurance, a BestStart uniform, and immediate access to your sick leave!

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Jaz Locke
(027) 1800 1132

Vacancy reference #:1HAR9Y

Listed 11:50 AM 10 November 2021
Closes 4pm 30 November 2021

BestStart Balclutha NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Balclutha

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 80044
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Physical address:
83 Charlotte Street, Balclutha

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