Avonhead Montessori Preschool Canterbury

Team leader

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 8:52 AM 23 July 2020
Closes 21 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9Bu

Are you seeking a warm and friendly work environment where teachers are highly respected, celebrated and supported to grow? A centre that values teamwork, integrity and thoughtfulness?

Do you possess outstanding leadership capabilities? 

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, energetic and pro-active team leader to join our enthusiastic and highly skilled team at our Avonhead Montessori preschool and nursery. 

As a team leader, our ideal applicant will have strong written and verbal communication skills with the capability of building strong and lasting relationships. You will use your expertise and knowledge to lead the team with planning and internal evaluation. You will be confident in your ability to work alongside the centre manager in the day to day running of the centre and ensure that great routines and rituals are developed. Your passion to support and drive curriculum design and innovation will be evident in your own daily practice. You will role model exceptional teaching practice and contribute to all elements of team mentoring. This role would suit an individual with either an interest in the Montessori philosophy or with a Montessori background.

 As a valued teacher of Avonhead, you will be provided with:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Subsidised childcare (if applicable)
  • Annual flu vaccination and first aid certification
  • Staff uniform
  • A comprehensive induction programme, with regular mentoring and coaching and ongoing opportunities for career growth and personal and professional development
  • Payment of teacher registration costs
  • A highly skilled and supportive team to work alongside!

 If this sounds like the leadership opportunity you have been waiting for, then we are ready to hear from you.  

Please note: Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, cover letter and direct enquiries to:

Marissa Moore
office@avonheadpreschool.co.nz
(03) 342 5421

Vacancy reference #:1HA9Bu

Listed 8:52 AM 23 July 2020
Closes 21 August 2020

Avonhead Montessori Preschool NZ

ECE centre details

Avonhead Montessori Preschool

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 65

Service ID: 70381
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Physical address:
188 - 190 Yaldhurst Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 628, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa 0943