Teacher-in-Training (BestStart Cashmere)

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BestStart Education

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. Due to the consistent growth in occupancy, BestStart Cashmere is seeking a passionate and dedicated Teacher in Training to join our energetic and tight-knit team. Our focus is to provide intentional, quality education & care for every child attending our centre.

Here at BestStart Cashmere we have a shared centre vision of 'Together with kindness, We Grow'. Our centre offers an environment of a home away from home feel, with a supportive, passionate and motivated teaching team, who are committed to progressing children's learning & development through purposeful and intentional teaching practices. 

We value diversity as a source of strength & practicing daily kaitiakitanga of ourselves, our environment and others. We work collaboratively with our parents and whānau regarding all aspects of children’s learning, interests, goals and holistic development, and value our respected reputation within our community. 

Our centre is set up across 4 classrooms, including a lovely character villa & purpose-built classroom's, which are nestled around a huge and well-established outdoor area, including a Centre editable garden, and is tucked away down a long driveway, creating a real wee learning oasis.

About the Role:  

If you are a motivated team player & have a passion for teaching young children and are currently enrolled to study in a level 7 ECE programme (ECE Bachelor), we want to hear from you. This role will be based in our over 2 rooms with the flexibility to experience the under 2 age group as well. 

Our homely rooms aim for a 1:4 for under 2 (maximum of 12) and 1:8 for over 2 year olds. You will be working with a very experienced, passionate teaching team, who pride themselves on their successful and connected relationships with children, family & whānau.

This is a permanent position working 30 hours per week Monday-Friday. We are ideally looking for someone in their 1st year of study. 

Why choose us?  

Here at BestStart we are committed to being a progressive and adaptable leader in the ECE sector where our Teachers are recognised for the positive difference they make in children’s lives. We are pleased to announce that BestStart has opted into FULL pay parity! 

Other benefits include:  

  • Paid study support for year 2 and 3 Teachers-in-Training*  
  • Refer a Qualified Teacher and receive $2000*  
  • Online learning through Whare Ako our online learning platform. Access to tailored PLD opportunities to suit your passions and interests  
  • Want to learn something new? We will support you in taking your career to the next level  
  • We partner with you and encourage your ongoing career development- Multiple career pathways with wrap around support to help you grow your career, your way  

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  

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:  

  • Enrolment into a level 7 ECE Bachelor course  
  • 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  

How to Apply: Click Apply now and be part of a team that embraces growth, collaboration, and the joy of teaching.

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