Assistant Manager/Head Teacher (BestStart Oraha)

BestStart Educare

Experienced leader? Looking for a new challenge? Join the the team at BestStart Oraha as our Assistant Manager/Head Teacher!

  • Access to 10 days sick leave from your very first day!
  • Lead a supportive and fun-loving team
  • Incredible PD opportunities- grow your career with BestStart!
BestStart Oraha Road is a new centre in the beautiful semi-rural community of Kumeu.  Our friendly and experienced teaching team are thriving in the gorgeous, natural spaces we have created. 

This is a full-time (40hrs), permanent role supporting our growing team and ensuring a high quality teaching curriculum for our amazing tamariki. 

We offer our teachers:
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Healthcare insurance and subsidised childcare
  • Paid staff meetings and extra sick days- which you can access from DAY ONE
  • An extensive support and guidance network
  • Training incentives, plenty of PD and much much more!
Our new Assistant Manager/Head Teacher will be enthusiastic, respectful, and creative. Familiarity with RIE philosophy and understanding of Te Whariki is essential.  

It is desirable that you have a thorough understanding of the RIE/Pikler approach and that this is embedded in your practice and evident in all decisions that you make for our tamariki.

Our new Head Teacher will have the following attributes:
  • Level 7 ECE qualified and fully certificated
  • Previous experience as a Head Teacher and leading teams
  • Strong knowledge of planning and assessment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A natural knack for building relationships
If this sounds like you, APPLY today! To find out more, please contact our Recruitment Specialist, Nicky Bryant on 021 922 667 or