Fixed-Term Teacher (BestStart Kelvin Grove)

Palmerston North - Competitive - depending on experience

Full Time Application Closes 04 Jul 2024 Manawatu - Palmerston North Kindergarten Teacher

About us: 

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. BestStart Kelvin Grove is seeking a passionate and dedicated Qualified and Certificated Teacher to join our energetic and tight-knit team. Our focus is to provide quality education to the children in our community and we are excited to be involved in research around children''s Oral language and Self-regulation- Kia Timata Pai. This research involves around 1,600 BestStart pre-schoolers! 

Our centre is a place where families are always welcome. We value the diverse cultures of our children, families and staff and work together with families to celebrate and acknowledge their values and traditions. Te Ao Maori and Tikanga practices are woven throughout our bicultural curriculum.

Why choose us? 

Other benefits include: 

A supportive teacher mentoring and induction programme  Learning through Whare Ako our online learning platform  Want to learn something new? We will support you in taking your career to the next level  Leadership programme for current and future leaders  Discounted childcare Fully funded Teacher Certification  Refer a Qualified Teacher and receive $2000* 

Your health and wellbeing are our priority, we offer: 

Subsidised health insurance with Southern Cross*  Free annual flu vaccinations  Confidential counselling through EAP  Wellbeing programme.  Sick days available from the day you start One week additional leave for 10 years long service recognition 

About the Role: 

Whether you are a newly qualified teacher or an experienced educator, if you have a passion for teaching young children, we want to hear from you. 

This is a fixed-term 40 hour position in our Preschool room until 20th December 2024.

Role requirements: 

Commit to making a difference in the lives of young learners with a team dedicated to excellence. We are looking for the following: 

B Ed/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE or Primary) and current Teacher Certification  Good understanding of child-led curriculum, planning and extending on our children''s learning  Demonstrate good knowledge of the current ECE Regulations, Te Whariki and hold compliance in a high regard  A strong commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi through pedagogical practices  Passion and commitment for teaching and learning with a focus on delivering quality