Infants Head Teacher (Beststart Mt Eden)

Auckland - Great package and career prospects

Full Time Application Closes 13 Jun 2024 Auckland - Central Auckland Preschool Teacher About the Role:BestStart Mt Eden is currently on the lookout for an exceptional Infants Head Teacher to join our vibrant team. We are in search of a dedicated and passionate leader with a robust understanding of pedagogical practices, committed to fostering the growth and development of their team members. Our center boasts ample indoor and outdoor space, conveniently situated just across the road from the iconic Eden Park and within walking distance of Kingsland train station, infusing our setting with a unique inner-city charm. The environment at BestStart Mt Eden exudes a dynamic energy, complemented by our two villas and expansive playground area. Nestled within our grounds is a picturesque meadow, complete with a vegetable garden, mud pit, fruit trees, compost area, worm farm, and a cozy fire pit for the winter months.Embracing our local curriculum, we view the environment as the third teacher, providing endless opportunities for exploration and learning. If you are a nature enthusiast with a passion for nurturing young minds, we invite you to join us in enriching the lives of our children and shaping the future generation. This is a permanent position working 40 hours Monday-FridayRole requirements:We''re looking for a natural leader who shares our values and vision who has a good understanding of programme planning and assessment as well as a drive and passion for growth. As well as: B Ed/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration/certification A strong understanding of programme planning, pedagogy and curriculum Good knowledge of the current ECE Regulations, Te Whariki and hold compliance in a high regard Passion and commitment for teaching and learning with a focus on delivering quality Why work For BestStart? Here at BestStart we are committed to being a progressive and responsive leader in the ECE sector where our Teachers are recognised for the positive difference they make in children''s lives . We offer a great benefits package to our people which includes: We are delighted to have opted into Full Pay Parity! Discounted childcare-access to discounted after school care in selected locations Subsidised health insurance- Free Flu vaccinations- Confidential counselling through EAP Leadership programmes for current and future leaders Multiple career pathways with wrap around support to help you grow your career, your way Refer a Qualified Teacher and receive $2000* One week additional leave for 10 years long service recognition Our Organisation:At BestStart, we''re leaders in the early childhood sector, we make a difference and we love what we do. We provide high-quality early education and award-winning childcare for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Our focus is to provide quality education to the children in our community.Joining BestStart means joining a whanau. It is a place where innovation thrives and where we celebrate the wins - big and small! Bring your unique self to work. It doesn''t matter who you are, if you''re passionate about making a difference, you belong here. Help us provide the highest quality care and education for our tamariki.