Eastern Suburbs Montessori provides Montessori education for primary school years 1-8 (ages 6-12) delivered within the framework of the New Zealand National Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme. Established in 1996 with eight students, the school now comprises two classes, with a total roll of approximately 90 students. Eastern Suburbs Montessori is fully integrated into Glendowie School, providing access to school-wide programmes and facilities including cultural and sporting activities, the arts, an extensive library and IT suite, surrounded by sea views and lush green nature reserves.
We are seeking an experienced 6-12 Montessori trained teacher to start in January 2023. This is a co-teaching position – you will join the current team of five enthusiastic, experienced and dedicated Montessori teachers who foster a strong sense of community and celebrate the school’s individuality within the wider community. There is weekly planning time, collaborative planning across different year levels, and a wide variety of teaching areas.
The ideal candidate will:
- have completed Montessori 6-12 training
- be an experienced, visionary Montessori teacher with a relevant teaching qualification
- hold NZ teacher registration and a relevant valid work visa or NZ residency
- possess enthusiasm, passion and exceptional people skills and work well as part of a team
- enjoy a dynamic, challenging role where flexibility is a necessity
- role model the values and mission of the school:
o to provide excellence in Montessori Education
o to support lifelong learning and willing contribution to students’ local and global community
o to recognise individual student strengths and add value to their learning
o to support staff with regular professional development
o to encourage community participation that supports holistic student development
o to accept feedback and provide support to our community
We look forward to hearing from you! Applications close 9 September 2022.
Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to Michelle O’Connor email@example.com