Teacher in Training (BestStart Halswell Road)

BestStart Educare

Amazing opportunity for a 1st or 2nd year teacher in training to grow your career with a passionate and innovative Early Childcare Centre.

  • Develop your career working with industry leading educators
  • Professional development opportunities aplenty
  • Join our nursery room and help 0-2s thrive!
We are offering an exciting opportunity for a 1st or 2nd year Teacher in Training to join our nursery room (0-2 years) on a permanent part-time basis (32 hours). This role is initially set to be across 4 days with the potential to extend to 5 days in the future.

BestStart Halswell is a purpose built centre, with 3 rooms allowing for children to participate in exciting, age appropriate activities and experiences. Our nursery is spacious, warm and inviting and allows for exciting activities and experiences which cater for infants and toddlers of all ages. Our separate baby nest, offers a safe space for our infants to explore and move freely. We value sensory and tactile play for our pepe and provide these experiences daily.
Our philosophy is underpinned by the acronym WHANAU, Whanaungatanga, Hauora, Acknowledgment, Nuture, Ako & Unity.  At BestStart Halswell respectful, genuine, and positive relationships are at the heart of our philosophy. We recognise family and whanau are important to a child’s learning and development and we value culture, language and community. 
Our ideal candidate will:
  • Have a sense of fun, and enjoy working alongside a great team.
  • Be enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about working with 0-2 year olds.
  • Good use of initiative, flexibility and good time management skills
  • Be passionate about our centre philosophy and team culture
  • Have some understanding of child development and how to extend their development through fun and exciting experiences
  • Be willing to contribute voice to programme planning & self reviews
  • Have the ability to quickly build positive relationships with children, whanau, and team members
  • Show commitment to healthy nutrition and active movement (Our centre holds a GOLD healthy heart award)
At BestStart, we pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and are committed to providing teachers with professional development opportunities and guidance that further develop their skills and knowledge. As part of BestStart family you will also enjoy a great wage including two hours of non-contact time per week, subsidised healthcare, paid staff meetings, a uniform, childcare discounts, extra sick days, training incentives and more.