One of our lovely teachers will be going on maternity leave in early December for 1 year. We are looking for a nursery teacher to join our professional teaching team at Tigger’s Montessori Preschool and Nursery to cover while she is away.
The centre is well established, with an excellent standing in the local community. We provide a high standard of care and education in the Papanui area in a purpose built, modern environment.
Our centre has 3 age and stage appropriate learning spaces – nursery, junior and prep - where our children experience a Montessori led environment of exploration, inquiry and creativity, and where preparation for school continues in a fun and collaborative space.
The successful applicant will be passionate about delivering a high standard of care to all our children, and have warm, caring and kind dispositions. With a specific interest in the Montessori philosophy, the right person will have plenty of opportunity to continue their own development among a team of highly trained educators.
Skills, abilities and experience which will make you our ideal candidate include:
An understanding of developmental milestones for children in your care
Able to develop respectful, positive and meaningful relationships with others
Demonstrate a positive and flexible outlook
Use and understanding of re reo.
In return for your commitment, we offer you:
Ongoing support, mentoring and professional development
Payment of teacher registration costs
First aid certification
Annual flu vaccines
Subsidised childcare (if applicable).
Please note: Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
How to apply
Please send your CV and cover letter, and direct enquiries to: