Head Teacher (BestStart Wairakei Road)

BestStart Educare

Are you keen to step into a leadership role for 2020?

Come and work with us at Beststart Wairakei Road, a beautiful centre that currently holds a four year ERO return.

We have a wonderful opportunity in our nursery for a special teacher looking to step up into a Head Teacher role, or for someone already in a leadership position.

We have a beautiful nursery room which caters for children and babies aged 3 months to 2 years.   Our environment plays an important role in the learning and development of our children. We provide a warm, nurturing, caring, home-like environment that is always welcoming.  The learning space is  bright and interactive. 

We practice aspects of primary care for young babies to support their care and development and we promote their well being through nurturing, caring and responsive relationships. 

Our centre philosophy is underpinned by the strong relationships that we build with every child and their whanau as well as the creation of an exciting, stimulating, fun learning environment.

As a Head Teacher, you will be responsible for effectively leading, encouraging and supporting the Nursery team to ensure the delivery of quality education and care, ensuring the nursery achieves and maintains standards set by ECE Regulations, licensing criteria, Beststart policies and procedures.

We are looking for someone who has:
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to lead, inspire and motivate a team.
  • Professional attitude.
  • Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of Te Whariki and strength in implementing programme planning.
  • Able to build strong, warm and trusting relationships with tamariki and whanau.
  • Committed to providing high quality care.
  • Excellent assessment and documentation skills.
  • Commitment to Biculturalism.
  • Calm, nurturing and loving personality.
This is a full time, permanent position. 

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