We are a purpose-built centre that is 100% passionate about tamariki learning and growth situated in Papanui.
We are licensed for 75 tamariki. We offer small kaiako to tamariki ratios and we believe that this supports our passion for the care of tamariki and their individual needs.
We offer a structured Montessori curriculum in a prepared environment with freedom of choice for tamariki.
We are currently looking for a head teacher to join us in the new year who can work a minimum of 30 hours+ a week, who can support, coach and guide our kaiako across an age range of 18 months to 3½ years.
We are looking for someone who is either Montessori trained or has experience in a Montessori centre. But we are also looking at kaiako who have an interest in the Montessori curriculum, its philosophy and its approach to learning.
Someone who is professional, self-motivated, dedicated and passionate about teaching and learning. Has good time management skills, organised, a good level of emotional intelligence and willing to be of service to the team.
Be able to work flexible hours and attend staff meetings twice a month. An awareness around internal and emergent evaluations. Able to lead a team through programme planning and link it to Te Whāriki and the Montessori curriculum. Most importantly, you must be a team player and want to have fun while working with all our amazing tamariki and teaching team.
A minimum of a Dip Tch (ECE) and current registration with practising certificate is required for this position.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
How to apply
Vacancy reference #:1HA3i_
ECE centre details
52 Langdons Road, Papanui, Christchurch
79A Middleton Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041