Abacus Montessori Preschool Canterbury


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 11:18 am 04 September 2019
Closes 3pm 30 September 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9xtM

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated teacher who is passionate and knowledgeable about working with children. We are seeking a teacher who recognises the importance of building strong relationships with children, whānau and local community to join our small and supportive team. You will work alongside a team of  motivated teachers who are dedicated to children’s development and wellbeing.

We are a small, family-owned centre who pride ourselves on offering high-quality learning opportunities and professional development that will support your own individual needs and development. We have a friendly working environment with great management support, while offering high teacher ratios and generous non-contact time provisions.

The successful teacher will be flexible and confident to work in both the nursery and preschool environments, delivering high-quality education and care. This part-time position is for a minimum of 6 months, with flexible hours.

Skills, experience and attributes we are looking for:

  • Montessori qualified, or have experience, passion and genuine commitment to the philosophy
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of internal evaluation and programme planning
  • A high standard of professionalism and strong communication skills
  • Caring, respectful and compassionate approach
  • A focus on professional development and ongoing learning
  • Time management and planning skills
  • A collaborative, flexible and energetic team player
  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Melany-Jane Dougherty
(03) 381 2721

Vacancy reference #:1H9xtM

Listed 11:18 am 04 September 2019
Closes 3pm 30 September 2019

ECE centre details

Abacus Montessori Preschool

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 51

Service ID: 65125
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Physical address:
70 Wildberry Street, Opawa, Christchurch

Postal Address:
70 Wildberry Street, Opawa, Christchurch 8023