Assistant Manager/Head Teacher (BestStart Te Atatu Road)

BestStart Educare

Ready for your next leadership step? Join our fabulous 4 year ERO return centre as our new Assistant Manager/Head Teacher (Infants and Toddlers).

BestStart offers great teachers a competitive remuneration package and excellent professional learning opportunities to develop the best teaching professionals. Our teachers receive medical insurance, discounted childcare benefits, generous non-contact time per week, extra sick days and training incentives.
BestStart Te Atatu Rd is a multiculturally rich, family-based centre on the Peninsula. We provide nurturing care and quality education for 63 children up to 5 yrs.  Our centre is made up of 2 separate buildings with age-appropriate rooms, and Head Teachers oversee an inclusive curriculum. ERO recognised the strong learning environment and quality care with a four-year return. Our stable team of qualified teachers are passionate about children’s learning, community relationships, biculturalism and supporting whanau as they navigate their parenting journey.
We are inviting applications for an experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Manager/Head Teacher in our Infant and Toddler rooms, who can inspire and lead a small team of teachers while supporting the Centre Manager in continuing to develop and support our team to grow. This is a fixed term maternity cover position for 9 months. There is however a chance to move within BestStart at the conclusion of the contract. You will be experienced in planning and assessment, leading a quality programme and implementing creative ways of encouraging learning within the Te Whāriki curriculum.
As a strong communicator, you will confidently mentor, lead and grow the team and received mentoring to further develop your skills. Ability to build strong relationships will be among your key strengths; as well as a sense of humour, maturity and high levels of initiative and professionalism. An understanding of working with children with diverse needs would be an advantage.
If you are interested in being part of the Beststart team  - call Alis  for a confidential chat on 09 8343749