Coming to New Zealand

With centres all across this beautiful country, from small towns, to big bustling cities, we’ve got the right place for you. We can help with your relocation costs too!

Move to New Zealand and spend your spare time surfing in shark free water, living amongst movie scene locations, skiing or snowboarding in postcard worthy resort towns, all while progressing your career in ways you never imagined.

Check out our blog: Why moving to NZ would be your best move ever!

New Zealand has always strived to be the best and here at BestStart we are no different. We offer excellent professional development opportunities and will wholeheartedly support you on your learning journey. We have a passionate professional development team that have created a Career Pathways programme to ensure you are always offered the opportunity to up skill and take the next step. With 21 years’ experience, we know what it takes to help you grow in confidence and achieve personal and work goals you never dreamed possible. No matter which of our centres you decide to take up a role in, you will experience a team that is professional, close-knit, supportive and fun. 

We’re for children

New Zealand has a world class early childhood education curriculum – Te Whariki which is in place in all of our centres as well as our very own Hauora initiative which encourages our children to learn healthy food choices and to exercise regularly. We know children learn best through play and use this to grow children’s sense of wonder, curiosity and sense of belonging in the world. 

If you are as passionate about ECE as we are then we would love to help you make the move across the ditch. We offer up to $5000 relocation assistance for the right people moving into the right areas. Having over 250 centres across the country means that we can be flexible and find just the right fit for you. We have great support networks both professional and personal. Whatever it is you are looking for, we can help. 

Learn more about working for us HERE

If you’re keen as a bean to join to come and enjoy all the awesomeness of New Zealand and BestStart the first thing you need to do is to check your eiligibility.  The Teach In New Zealand website is the one stop shop for your to find all the information you need to start planning your big move.


If you think you’re eligible then we would love to chat some more and talk about all the ways in which we can support your big move.  Fill our form below and let one of our super friendly Recruitment Specialists call for a chat. 


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