Head Teacher (BestStart Te Awamutu)

BestStart Educare

Are you ready for a leadership opportunity? We are looking for a new leader to join us!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head Teacher to support and guide our over twos teaching team and tamariki.   The suitable candidate for this role will be a certificated ECE Teacher. 
This position will be working 40 hours per week Monday – Friday.
Our centre is licensed for 75 (up to 20 of those being under two years old).
Our centre vision “nurturing the seeds of our community” is something that we are passionate in providing to all tamariki at BestStart Te Awamutu.  We are looking for a Head Teacher who would be excited to come on board and nurture the unique qualities and passions that each child brings to our service. 
We believe that our families have so much to offer and we embrace their skills and wisdom, incorporating their insights and knowledge into our learning programme. We make connections with local community groups, landmarks and schools as our little local’s flourish and become an active part of our wonderful town.
At BestStart Te Awamutu we believe that everyone can be ‘leaderful’, therefore we are looking for a leader who can motivate and inspire others to grow in their own capabilities.  We want all of our teaching team to have a place and for the team to be both collaborative and supportive. 
The right leader will support the team in a coaching capacity, delegating responsibilities to the strengths of those in their team.
You will be fully supported by the Centre Manager and the wider team. As a Head Teacher, you will be responsible for supporting the Centre Manager in the day to day operating of the classroom which includes leading the team, ensuring systems are followed, building relationships with the families and community and ensuring that a high standard of quality education and care for all tamariki.
Why choose us?
Every BestStart centre is unique and reflects the special qualities and backgrounds of its children, teachers and communities. We are big on growing our people and we are proud to offer a great benefits package which includes discounted childcare, subsidised healthcare insurance, staff uniform, immediate access to your sick leave and amazing career pathways!