Primary Fixed Term Position (2)

  • Employer: Eastern Suburbs Montessori Primary School
  • Location: Auckland, Glendowie
  • Work type: Fixed Term 12 month contract

We are seeking to fill two teaching positions commencing January 2018: two fixed term 12-month contracts. One position for juniors (6 – 9 yrs), one for seniors (9 – 12 yrs). A 6-12 trained Montessori teacher with NZ Registration is preferred.

Our Montessori classrooms are integrated within Glendowie School.

A condition of employment is that the applicant has NZ teacher registration before commencing the position and has a relevant valid work visa or NZ residency.

Applications close 24 August 2017. Letters of application with CV and the names of 2 referees should be sent to Michelle O’Connor, Eastern Suburbs Montessori Primary School, PO Box 25503, St Heliers, Auckland 1071 or emailed to

A job description is available from:

Further information about our school can be viewed at and

You will be part of a team of enthusiastic and dedicated Montessori teachers within an International Baccalaureate (IB) state school.  You will assist our team in delivering the curriculum in a Montessori environment within a state school setting.  This includes fostering a strong sense of community and celebrating our individuality within the wider community.

Requirements include:

  • NZ recognised teaching qualification
  • NZ Teachers Registration
  • Montessori 6-12 training (preferred)
  • Passion for Montessori education
  • Enthusiasm, passion and exceptional people skills
  • Work well as part of a teaching team
  • Enjoy a dynamic, challenging role where flexibility is a necessity

The Environment

Our school comprises of one 6-9 space one and 9-12 space accommodating up to 50 students each.  We are integrated into a state primary school, conveniently located on the shores of Auckland’s Eastern Suburbs.  This is a unique opportunity to work surrounded by sea views and lush green nature reserves.  In this setting you can take advantage of new state-of-the-art resources including an I Space centre and beautifully managed outdoor and sports spaces.

MANZ Member School  •  14 August 2017