Montessori Taradale – Head Teacher

  • Employer: Montessori Taradale
  • Location: Hawke's Bay, Greenmeadows

Montessori Taradale is a lovely Montessori centre situated in Greenmeadows in the beautiful Hawkes Bay. We are licensed for 65 children across two casa’s. Our opening hours are 8.00am to 5.15pm. We offer an authentic Montessori programme, in a learning environment that embraces independence, freedom and respect.

We’re looking for a passionate and innovative Head Teacher to join the team on a full time, permanent basis.As Head Teacher, you’ll be responsible for leading, encouraging and supporting the teaching team to ensure they deliver a high quality programme for our children and families. You’ll work with the Centre Manager to ensure that the team exceeds regulatory and organisation standards whilst upholding our unique centre philosophy.To succeed in this role, you’ll need to be a confident leader with real passion for working in Montessori.

Our ideal Head Teacher:

  • Is ECE qualified with a current NZ Practising Certificate.
  • Has proven leadership and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates real focus on delivering high quality learning outcomes.
  • Is organised and self-motivated.
  • Has the ability and confidence to build quality relationships with children, colleagues and families.You will ideally hold a Montessori qualification.

If not Montessori-trained you’ll need an understanding, commitment and passion for our teaching philosophy. You will be respectful in your practice and you’ll have a proven background of working with a team to implement creative ways of encouraging learning within the Montessori philosophy.As a BestStart employee your hard work and commitment to providing excellence in education and care will also be rewarded with a competitive wage which includes health insurance, paid staff meetings, a uniform, discounted childcare, support and guidance from industry professionals, as well as further opportunities to grow your career.

Applications must be submitted via the BestStart careers page, before the vacancy closes on Tuesday 23 May.

MANZ Member School  •  3 May 2017