Head Teacher

  • Company:
    BestStart
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:

Head Teacher (BestStart St Martins)

  • Head Teacher/Assistant Manager
  • Christchurch
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • BestStart St Martins nurtures a sense of wonder in our children. Our welcoming and homely centre is conveniently located in the lovely suburb of St Martins and has two age appropriate rooms to cater to the needs of the tamariki. Our stimulating environment also allows children to follow their own interests, along with extending and creating new skills!

    We are now recruiting for a Qualified ECE trained Teacher to join our wonderful centre to start in December or January. This position is for our 2 – 5 year old classroom and is a permanent, full time role working 40 hours per week.

    The varied cultures and languages of our parents, whanau and Teachers bring a unique feeling of vibrancy and fun to the centre. We have very generous indoor and outdoor spaces with playgrounds that allow for exploration, fun and discovery nestled in a private setting. 

    Our successful applicant will be someone who brings passion and great energy in their role to lead the team with confidence, a sense of fun, and has the ability to inspire and effectively lead their team to drive the learning programme we offer. 

    Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • A strong understanding of programme planning, pedagogy and curriculum
  • Have a fun and energetic approach to learning
  • Be excellent in all forms of communication
  • You will hold an ECE Qualification that is at Level 7 and will be a Registered with the Teaching council
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of the current ECE Regulations, Te Whariki and hold compliance in a high regard
  • As a member of the BestStart family you can expect the following in return for your hard work and commitment to providing excellence in education:

  • Sick leave available from Day 1 of your employment
  • Competitive wage
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Access to discounted childcare
  • Fantastic fully supported personal development opportunities to further develop your skills, knowledge and career!
  • Staff uniform