Qualified Montessori 6-12 teacher

  • Employer: Pakiri Primary School
  • Location: Auckland, Wellsford
  • Work type: Fixed Term Contract

Fixed Term (18 Months) July Start

Pakiri School a small, progressive, semi-rural primary school, running from year one to eight, with a rich Māori culture and heritage. We are situated near world-class beaches and native bush with natural resources on our doorstep.

We are seeking a Montessori trained (6-12) and fully registered New Zealand teacher, or an international teacher eligible for registration by having a three, or four-year teaching degree as well as Montessori training, to lead our new Montessori Pathway under a ‘one-school’ vision. This is an exciting opportunity to revolutionise how the Montessori Pedagogy is integrated with an NZ State School under a collaborative partnership model.

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Have a passion for Montessori education and for working with children this age.

  • Have high emotional intelligence: be adaptive, self-aware, empathetic, balanced, curious, gracious.

  • Be highly collaborative.

  • Be able to build positive relationships with our Principal, Board of Trustees, staff, children, whānau and the wider community.

  • Be organised and self-driven.

  • Be committed to nurturing the growth, development, and independence of our children.

You will be part of a team that is passionate about delivering a new Montessori Pathway with plenty of professional development opportunities and a supportive environment.

Montessori qualifications are preferred, but should you have a willing ‘Montessori heart’ and be prepared to commit to Montessori training, then we would also like to hear from you.

Send CV, cover letter and three referees to principal@pakiri.school.nz

MANZ Member School  •  4 March 2019