BestStart Montessori The Gardens Otago

Head teacher (infants and toddlers)

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

Communication / Mana Reo

Listed 10:35 AM 09 November 2018
Closes 30 November 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9nxc

Are you an ECE qualified teacher with full certification looking for a leadership role? A passion for Montessori and working with infants/toddlers?

We are a warm, welcoming centre located in 3 lovely character buildings in North East Valley, Dunedin. A passionate team educates and cares for children from 0 to 6 years. The Montessori method uses specifically designed materials, a carefully prepared environment and a gentle approach to develop children love of learning.

As head teacher, your main responsibilities will include guiding your team in all day-to-day functions, providing effective leadership to encourage and support, ensuring the delivery of quality education and care.

We are looking for someone with the following attributes:

  • ECE qualified and preferably Montessori trained with a minimum of 2 years'
    experience
  • Open minded and reflective in your practice
  • A desire to ensure your team delivers a top quality programme
  • Commitment
  • Respectful nature
  • Can-do attitude
  • High level of initiative
  • Great communication skills.


At BestStart, we pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and are committed to providing teachers with professional development opportunities and guidance that further develops their skills and knowledge.

As part of the BestStart team, you’ll also enjoy a great wage including healthcare, paid staff meetings, a uniform, childcare discounts, extra sick days, training incentives and more.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Freya Jones, Recruitment Specialist
freya.jones@best-start.org
(027) 404 0657

Vacancy reference #:1H9nxc

Listed 10:35 AM 09 November 2018
Closes 30 November 2018

BestStart Montessori The Gardens NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Montessori The Gardens

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 70

Service ID: 80021
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Physical address:
5 Chambers Street, North East Valley, Dunedin

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