Qualified Teacher - Over 2s (BestStart Kaiapoi)

BestStart Educare

Looking for a great fixed-term role? We are an established team looking for an enthusiastic teacher to join out Over 2 year olds!

We are a gorgeous purpose built childcare centre set against the stunning rural backdrop of Kaiapoi. Children learn in well-resourced, purpose-built environments. These consist of five classrooms and three connecting outdoor areas: one shared by infants and toddlers, one shared by two and three-year-olds and one for four-year-old children.

We provide individualised education and care for 85 children from birth to school age, 25 of whom are under two years old. 

Due to maternity leave we are looking for an enthusiastic teacher to join our Over 2s through to September 2020. This role will be working across three different rooms in a part time capacity (24 hours per week).  

We are looking for the following attributes:
  • Community Spirit
  • Have understanding of child development and how to extend their development
  • Have a sense of fun and enjoy working within a team
  • Understanding 'Be school ready' initiatives and a passion for working alongside schools to support the children in transition
  • Good communication skills and builds relationships quickly with both adults and children
Our centre has been a part of the community for over 12 years and enjoy getting involved in community events. 90% of the teaching team have been together for over 6 years and there is a strong leadership within the team.

If you are looking for a fabulous fixed-term role within a close knit team, this could be the role for you!