BestStart Oraha (Head Teacher- U2's)

BestStart Educare

Our gorgeous new centre in Kumeu is looking for an experienced head teacher to join our under 2's room. Come and discover our amazing centre today!

BestStart Oraha Road is a brand 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.

We offer our teachers:
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Healthcare insurance and subsidised childcare
  • Paid staff meetings and extra sick days
  • An extensive support and guidance network
  • Training incentives and much much more!
We are looking for a committed, experienced head teacher who inspires and motivates on a daily basis to join our awesome team in our under 2's room.
You will need to be a competent, strong teacher supporting and overseeing day to day practices of your team. 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.

In this role you will display the below skills and attributes:
  • Leadership, mentoring and coaching other teachers and team members is one of your strengths and something that you find joy in
  • Experience with group and individual planning
  • Ability to collaborate and work with the Centre Manager
  • You will be skilled in documenting high quality and attractive individual learning journeys/planning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-review will be one of your strengths
  • Value high quality and relaxed but professional, whanau/teacher partnerships
  • Respectful and supportive practice
  • Intrinsically motivated to provide a beautiful environment for our tamariki
  • Engaged in ongoing learning and contribute to a supportive and welcoming team culture
  • A can do and solution based outlook on life
  • Someone who is reliable, motivated, driven and positive
  • Has initiative and is creative
If you would like to join our fabulous team and spend your days in our little piece of paradise, don’t delay, apply now!