Tigger's Montessori Preschool Canterbury

Registered nursery teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

English, Belonging / Mana Whenua

Listed 3:47 PM 20 October 2021
Closes 20 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQbo

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: 

  • Competitive remuneration
  • 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:

Leigh McDonald
(03) 352 5025

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQbo

Listed 3:47 PM 20 October 2021
Closes 20 November 2021

Tigger's Montessori Preschool NZ

ECE centre details

Tigger's Montessori Preschool

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 90

Service ID: 46462
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Physical address:
59 Harewood Road, Papanui, Christchurch

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