Teacher in Training (BestStart Paraparaumu)

BestStart Educare

Are you studying towards a level 7 ECE qualification and looking for an opportunity to apply theory in practice? We have just the role for you!

  • Start your ECE career in our wonderful centre!
  • Coaching and mentoring culture
  • Ongoing career development opportunities
Here at BestStart Paraparaumu we are looking forward to welcoming a new Teacher in Training into our fun and dynamic Preschool classroom. We are located just five minutes walk to the beach and close to public transport facilities. Our centre is licensed for 75 children where we have a team of 11 Kaiako. 

You will be working in a room with 2 other Kaiako, a Head Teacher and a Qualified Teacher so plenty of opportunity for you to be coached and mentored as well as you sharing your skills and expertise you learn through your training.
We also have a well-resourced centre and love to bring the natural feel into the centre. Our learning environments are big and spacious and have a strong emphasis on working with parents, whanau and the wider community.

The successful applicant will bring the following:
  • Be enrolled in traini
  • Build relationships with staff, whanau and the community
  • A passion for working with pre-school age children
  • A sound understanding of planning and assessment
  • An understanding of Te Whariki, Te Whatu pokeka, and Te Taiako
  • Be self-motivated, respectful, optimistic and show kindness and compassion for others
  • Be reliable, mature, and nurturing
  • Can reflect on your own practices and willing to grow with and alongside the team
This is a permanent full time position working 40 hours per week (Monday - Friday). 

As a Beststart employee you will receive a competitive wage, childcare discounts, a uniform, extra sick days, healthcare insurance, training incentives and more. We provide great learning and development opportunities for children and staff alike - we're proud of our employees and are committed to providing teachers with professional development opportunities that further develop their skills, knowledge and careers.

If you have the ability to work collaboratively in a team, have a sense of humour,  and want to work in a centre that will support your on going learning we are the right centre for you.