Head Teacher (BestStart Naenae)

BestStart Educare

Don't miss this fantastic leadership opportunity for a dedicated Infants/Toddlers Head Teacher.

BestStart Naenae is proud to provide awesome opportunities for children and their whanau to learn and grow with us. We're conveniently located adjacent to Rata Street School and have recently extended our centre so we can better meet the needs of our community by caring for children aged 0 to 6 - this includes a brand new Infants and Toddlers space which you will be working in!
We’re passionate about embracing the diversity of our community, building meaningful connections that provide children with rich learning opportunities and create a sense of belonging for them and their whanau.
As a BestStart Head Teacher you can expect:
  • A commitment to your professional learning & development
  • A genuine focus on developing your leadership career; including in-house training
  • Sick leave available from Day 1 of your employment
  • Competitive wage
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Access to discounted childcare
  • Fantastic fully supported personal development opportunities to further develop your skills, knowledge and career!
  • Staff uniform
Our new Head Teacher will demonstrate the following attributes:
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers
  • Understanding of, and ability to lead curriculum and programme planning
  • Ability to lead a team and mentor others
  • Respectful of different cultures
  • Ability to communicate with parents/whanau and establish relationships with them
  • Good communicator
  • Strong understanding of internal evaluation
  • Understanding of compliance requirements
  • Level 7 ECE qualification with current certification
If you're passionate about working within a diverse community and have existing leadership, or a desire to develop in this area - we would love to hear from you!