ECE Teacher

  • Employer: Kohimarama Montessori Pre School
  • Location: Auckland, Kohimarama
  • Work type: Permanent
  • Above market pay rates
  • Commitment to ongoing Professional development and training 
  • Well-resourced centre, a large outdoor playground and a vege patch 

Kohimarama Montessori Preschool are seeking a qualified, registered and experienced early childhood teacher with exposure to the Montessori philosophy to work in a small centre with 30 children in total.  Your hours of work are Monday to Friday from 8am to 4.30pm with No rosters and you will be working alongside 3 other teachers.  Working with children from 3 – 5 years you will be responsible for planning and guiding their educational and developmental journey using the Te Whaariki and Montessori principles as a base, writing stories and supporting the centre manager to ensure the strategic goals of the centre are met.

This will be a diverse and varied role and very rewarding as you will have the opportunity to be part of each child’s developmental journey while transitioning them into their primary school phase. 


  • Inclusive and supportive team environment with good staff retention
  • Receive ongoing Professional development from external providers 
  • 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 
  • The centre closes for 2 weeks over xmas and new years
  • Weekly pay

Skills and experience for the role: 

  • 2 + years experience working in the ECE sector 
  • NZ Qualified with either a degree in early child hood or a diploma 
  • Current registration and first aid certificate  
  • A qualification and experience working with the Montessori philosophy
  • Exposure to working with children aged from 3 to 5 years 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • A commitment to both Montessori philosophy and Te Whaariki curriculum 
  • Competent with creating written documents using a laptop or IPad 

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 or call me to discuss on 0210455974

All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

MANZ Member School  •  18 January 2021