BestStart Careers

2IC/Head Teacher

Come and work with us at Edukids Marshlands! We have a wonderful opportunity in our Prep Room (3-5 year old's) for an acting 2IC/Head Teacher. This is a full-time and fixed-term position commencing in March for a 6 month period.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Head Teacher to take a step-up into a 2IC position to gain valuable experience and work with a NZ Leader in Early Childhood Education, 

Edukids Marshlands has a licence for 75 children and have three separate age appropriate rooms that support the different stages of children’s learning. The successful candidate will be based in the Prep room and must be willing to support across the Preschool and Nursery as well. To learn more about what makes us unique please visit our website

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Flexibility
  • Passion for creating an environment with a sense of home away from home
  • Ability to lead, inspire and motivate a team
  • Strong skills in assessment practices
  • Good knowledge of self-review
  • Sense of humour and ability to have fun everyday
  • Ability to critically reflect on practice
  • Good time management skills
  • Good communication skills both verbally and written

Working for BestStart:

Our employees often mention that once they start a new role within our organisation they are blown away by the amount of support and development on hand, which is essential in a leadership role such as this. We also have generous non-contact time, discounted childcare, paid staff meetings, extra sick days as well as further opportunities to grow your career within BestStart.

If you think you could be what we are looking for do not hesitate to get your application in!

(Please submit your CV and Cover letter by clicking apply now)


9 Jan 2018

Work Type:
Fixed Term
EduKids Marshlands
  • Assistant Manager