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BestStart Montessori Johnsonville Wellington

Head teacher – Montessori

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:39 AM 29 August 2017
Closes 25 September 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9eJ7

We are a two classroom preschool. Our fully qualified and Montessori trained teachers have a passion for working with young children, encouraging them to fulfil their learning potential in ways that best suit the individual needs of the child.

  • Our children are free to choose to work in whatever areas of the curriculum interest and excite them
  • Our unique multicultural makeup means we have a broad expanse of languages spoken in our classrooms as we have children from all over the world attend.
  • Our children  learn kinesthetically – by hands on experiences. Dr Maria Montessori said “The hand is the instrument of the mind” and it is with this constantly in our minds that our children learn how to care for themselves, their environment, and all those that are part of it.

We now have a rare vacancy for a head teacher, who is keen to embrace  this unique opportunity to be part of this well established & enriching environment.

  • This is a permanent position of 37½ hours per week

Our preferred Montessori head teacher will have the following attributes:

  • Montessori Diploma or Certificate
  • BEd/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration/certification 
  • Genuine passion for working with Montessori led teaching.
  • Confidence and commitment to working in collaboration with parents and families.
  • A strong understanding of the Te Whāriki, and commitment to working with staff and parents to achieve continuous improvement and progress.

BestStart teachers enjoy many benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing professional development 
  • Quality uniforms
  • Subsidised childcare
  • Career advancement opportunities

Visit our website www.best-start.org/centres/montessori-rangimarie-childrens-house

To find out more about this Montessori  opportunity, contact our friendly Business Manager, Diana Passingham; ph (021) 944 615. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Jane Ransfield
jane.ransfield@best-start.org
(021) 623 337

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9eJ7

Listed 9:39 AM 29 August 2017
Closes 25 September 2017

BestStart Montessori Johnsonville NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Montessori Johnsonville

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 36

Service ID: 60353
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Physical address:
23a Elliot Street, Johnsonville, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 276177, Manukau City, South Auckland 2241