Teacher in Training (BestStart Omokoroa)

BestStart Educare

Are you a teacher in training looking for a home centre?

Fancy a teaching career at Omokoroa Peninsula?
BestStart Omokoroa is a brand new purpose built centre located on the edge of Omokoroa township. It is licenced for 114 children, open between the hours of 7:30am – 5:30pm (in due time will potentially change to 7am – 6pm).
We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher in training who are looking for a change in scenery.

There are 5 beautiful rooms and 1 community room within the centre that will cover the ages of 0-1, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4 and 4-5; allowing for fantastic interactions between teachers and the specific age group they are working with.
We are searching for passionate, eager, and devoted, Teacher in training who feel they can truly make a difference in children’s lives. We are looking for people who have the enthusiasm and dedication that is required for opening a brand-new centre, and people who have the ability to build warm and positive relationships with all the new families who will walk in the door and entrust their children in your care.
Successful applicants will:
  • Have a natural passion for working with children
  • Have a firm understanding of the importance of working as part of a team in a professional manner
  • Possess wonderful communication skills leading to being able to create positive relationships
  • Be self-motivated, respectful, optimistic, and show kindness and compassion for others
  • Be reliable, mature and nurturing
  • Be confident in helping children to deal with conflicts and support them in their social development
  • Have a good understanding of Te Whariki and can confidently contribute to planning and assessment
  • The ability to reflect on their own practice and willing to grow with and alongside the team
  • Have a good knowledge of the process of internal review
Positions at this fast growing centre will be in high demand, so if all the above sounds like you and you would like to be a part of the foundation of this amazing centre, we would love to hear from you! Please bring along learning stories and a copy of your personal philosophy to the interview.

This is a permanent position, 30 hours per week. 
As a Beststart employee you will receive a competitive wage, childcare discounts, a uniform, extra sick days, healthcare insurance, training incentives and more. We provide great learning and development opportunities for children and staff alike - we're proud of our employees and are committed to providing teachers with professional development opportunities that further develop their skills, knowledge and careers.