Qualified Teacher (BestStart Montessori Kilbirnie)

  • Employer: BestStart Montessori Kilbirnie
  • Location: Wellington, Kilbirnie
  • Work type: Part time Permanent

Montessori Kilbirnie is a lovely, homely centre in a quiet residential street. We are currently seeking an ECE Qualified Montessori Teacher to join us on a part-time permanent basis, working in our Bambini Room (0-3 years) for between 25 and 30 hours per week.

We are a small but strong community with a licence for 26 children aged from 6 months to 6 years of age. Our vision is to build a Montessori community of teachers, parents and children who embody a life-long love of learning, taking care of each other and our world. “The greatest gifts we can give our children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of freedom” Dr Maria Montessori.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A solid understanding of the Montessori Philosophy
  • Passionate about professional learning
  • Self-motivated, innovative, reflective and prepared to think beyond the boundaries.
  • Proven organisational and time management skills
  • An enjoyment for working collaboratively with teachers, parents and whanau

You must be ECE qualified (level 7) with current certification and we would prefer that you are also Montessori qualified. We will absolutely still consider applications from Teachers who have experience or possess strong interest in Montessori – and for the right applicant BestStart can support your training to achieve a Montessori qualification.

We are committed to providing you with ongoing personal development to ensure you and your career are being well looked after. BestStart Teachers enjoy many benefits including: Competitive salary, ongoing professional development, uniforms, subsidised childcare and career advancement opportunities.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your application online or feel free to contact our Centre Manager, Lucie Hyett on 04 387 1195 for further information.

MANZ Member School  •  8 March 2019