Qualified Teacher (BestStart Melling)

BestStart Educare

Are you looking for a fabulous role in a growing team? We are looking for a Qualified Teacher to join our fabulous centre in Melling!

  • Teaching position available in our preschool classroom
  • Great staff benefits and personal development opportunities
  • Sick Leave Paid from Day 1 of your employment
BestStart Melling is a busy centre conveniently located and perfect for busy, working families as we are open from 7.15am to 6pm and provide delicious, nutritious meals for our children. We care for children from 3 months up to 6 years old in three specially designed learning environments. 

Our centre location is in the middle of the exciting Lower Hutt business hub of activity which allows us to go on regular excursions to our local businesses and surrounding areas. We are a team that work together as a centre family, to ensure consistency of learning and a sense of belonging for our tamariki, whanau and kaiako as we live out our centre vision “Our community, our Whᾱnau”

We pride ourselves in providing a learning environment that supports our teachers to have ‘their place’ within our team and with the opportunities to strive to reach their teaching goals. The preschool teachers are a lively team who are looking for an enthusiastic, child focused team player to complete the team. If you love to work hard and have fun while you work then we are looking for you!

We are now excited to be expanding our teaching team and we are welcoming applications from ECE or primary trained Teachers. This vacancy sits in our preschool classroom and is a permanent, full time position.

At BestStart Melling you will enjoy:
  • A passionate, friendly and supportive Centre Manager and wider centre team
  • Amazing natural experiences - we have won awards for our child friendly gardens!
  • Free healthcare and generously discounted childcare
  • An amazing support network and opportunities to develop in your career!
To join our awesome team, you will need to have curriculum knowledge and the ability to communicate effectively with people across all levels. Our ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate the following; 
  • ECE or Primary qualified (Level 7) with current certification
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Able to use and apply your initiative
  • A passion for working with toddlers and preschool aged children
  • Organised, intentional, and creative  
If this sounds like you, please apply today - we would love to hear from you!