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If you're passionate about making a difference, you belong here.

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We want you to grow in confidence and capability, so we surround you with support from the start

WE LOOK AFTER OUR PEOPLE

We care about you, so we have a range of benefits to support you and your family

At BestStart we’re all here to make a positive difference in the lives of children.
Our vision is ‘To be the Leader in Early Childhood Education’.
We stand up and stand out for our children, our whānau, our communities and our people.

What we can offer you

As well as a flexible, inclusive and supportive culture, BestStart has a range of benefits and resources to help you get the most out of working here.

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Stand up and stand out!

If you are passionate about shaping New Zealand’s future you belong here. As the largest ECE provider we have over 260 centres from Kaitaia to Invercargill.

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We're big on growing our people

If you are passionate about shaping New Zealand’s future you belong here. As the largest ECE provider we have over 260 centres from Kaitaia to Invercargill.

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Joining BestStart is meaningful, rewarding, energising, and challenging.
You will never look back! Your career is only just beginning!

Don’t just take our word for it – hear from our people

Sarah

I’ve raised my baby in ECE as I worked and studied online at my own pace, all the while being cheered on by a community of other BestStart teachers.

Nichola

You will never regret your decision joining BestStart! People back you to succeed and support you all the way.

Sara

I have found people, places, passion, growth, opportunities, love and family with BestStart.