Teacher in Training (BestStart Greenwood)

BestStart Educare

We are searching for a new teacher in training to join us!

Tena koutou katoa!

BestStart Greenwood Street provides an all-day care service for children from 3 months up to school age. Our centre is located in the Frankton suburb of Hamilton in a building modified with 3 large inside areas attached to outside areas. Our centre is licenced for 80 tamariki (60 over 2's and 20 under 2's). We are open between the hours of 7.15am - 5.45pm.

Our philosophy is based strongly on whanau, aroha and wananga. We strive in working alongside them, supporting them and their tamariki, and in offering tamariki a safe and loving learning environment.

We are on the search for a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated teacher in training who feels that they can truly make a difference in the lives of our tamariki.
Successful applicants will:
  • Be enrolled in training (preferably in the final year)
  • 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
  • Be confident in helping children deal with conflicts
  • Be flexible with your workspace
  • Can reflect on your own practices and willing to grow with and alongside the team
If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you!
This is a permanent part time position. 30 hours per week (6 hours a day). 

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.