Head Teacher (BestStart Kaiwharawhara)

BestStart Educare

We have a wonderful leadership opportunity on offer at BestStart Kaiwharawhara. Join our supportive team today!

BestStart Kaiwharawhara is a bustling centre, conveniently located in the Wellington CBD.  We’re on the lookout for a Head Teacher to join our busy toddler classroom.

This is a permanent position working 35 hours per week over 5 days. 

The many cultures and languages of our parents, whānau and teachers bring a unique feeling of vibrancy and fun to the centre. We have very generous indoor and outdoor spaces with playgrounds that allow for fun, exploration and discovery. There’s also the added bonus of stunning views of the harbour!

We’re looking for a teacher who brings great passion and energy to their role.  Someone who can lead the team with confidence, a sense of fun and the ability to inspire and effectively drive our learning programme. We would also welcome someone who is interested developing their leadership and see this as an opportunity for growth in themselves and others. 

Ideally, you’ll be able to demonstrate the following:
  • A strong understanding of programme planning, pedagogy and curriculum
  • Have a fun and energetic approach to learning
  • Be excellent in all forms of communication
  • You will hold an ECE Qualification that is at Level 7 and will be a Registered with the Teaching council
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of the current ECE Regulations, Te Whariki and hold compliance in a high regard
BestStart offers a great package, including the following:
  • Excellent PLD opportunities
  • Ongoing coaching and mentoring
  • Clear career pathway opportunities
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Immediate access to sick leave
  • Discounted childcare
Join us at BestStart Kaiwharawhara before 21 May 2021 and you could be entitled to a $2000 (gross) sign on bonus!*

If this sounds like you, please submit your application today or phone Harriett Lawrence, our Recruitment Specialist, on 027 568 3543.

*Terms and conditions apply