Well-resourced centre, a large outdoor playground and a vege patch
Supportive centre owner and above market pay rates.
An RARE opportunity has arisen with Kohimarama Montessori Preschool for a centre manager / head teacher who is qualified, registered and experienced in the Montessori philosophy, based in Kohimarama and overseeing 2 boutique centres with 15 children in one and 30 in the other. Your key duties will include working on the floor for part of the day, mentoring and managing up to 5 staff, liaising with parents, writing stories and ensuring the centre meets their legislative and regulatory compliance obligations.
Inclusive and supportive team environment with good staff retention
Ongoing Professional development from external providers
Set hours of work from 8am to 4.30pm and NO ROSTERS
Excellent teacher + child ratios – WELL below the MOE requirements
Receive time off the floor 1 hr + 45mins per day with an extra hour across the week
A 2 week on boarding programme is offered to ALL new staff
Get your teacher registration + first aid certificate paid for when it expires
2 weeks off over xmas and new years
Skills and experience for the role:
8–10 years experience progressing from a teacher into a head teach/centre manager
NZ degree or diploma qualified and a current registration
A current first aid certificate
A qualification and experience working with the Montessori philosophy
Exposure to working with children aged from 3 year to 5
Excellent written and verbal communication
A commitment to both Montessori philosophy and Te Whāriki curriculum
Competent with Microsoft office suite.
All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.
How to apply
If you want to work for a centre that truly values their staff and are willing to reward you with above market pay, send your CV and a cover letter to: