montessori head teacher - birkenhead in Birkenhead

kate manera, randstad
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NZ$ 65,000 - NZ$ 70,000 per year

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birkenhead, auckland
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NZ$ 65,000 - NZ$ 70,000 per year
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The centre:

This montessori centre based in Birkenhead is looking for an experienced montessori trained Head Teacher to step into their open role to support the small teacm of 4 teachers. This centre is a beautiful and unique centre licensed for 30 children and runs at around 95% capacity. The reason this centre is unique is because of the onsite Art Studio they have. Every day groups of upto 6 children a day are taken to the Art Studio to take part in activities, projects and get their hands dirty! This centre is a gorgeous villa that has been converted into a spacious, light and bright space for children to learn in a montessori enviornment.

The role:

This centre has opening hours of 8.30am - 4.30pm and the Head Teacher stepping into this role would be working very attractive hours of 8am until 4pm each day. You will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Committment to Tangata Whenuatanga and Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership in New Zealand
  • Use inquiry, collaborative problem-solving and professional learning to improve professional capability to impact the learning and achievement of the each learner
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships and behaviour focused on the learnng and wellbeing or each learner
  • Develop a culture that is focused on learning and is characterised by respect, inclusion, empathy, collaboration and safety
  • Design learning based on cirriculum and pedagogical knowledge, assessmen information and an understanding of each learner's strengths, interests, needs, identities, languages and cultures
  • Teach and respond to learners in a knowledgeable and adaptive way to progress their learning at an appropriate depth and pace
  • Ensuring teachers are upto date with story park
  • Organise attestation forms
  • Overseeing the observations from teachers and ensuring they are upto date
  • Coordinating relievers when needed
  • Overseeing timesheets
  • Forming and maintaing relationships with children, parents, whanau and the community

You can expect a commitment to your professional learning and development and a focus on developing your leadership career. You will be in a caring culture where you are valied, appreciated and recognised.

About you:

  • You will have proven strong montessori experience and leadership experience
  • You will be motivated, empathetic and committed to the Montessori educational philosophy
  • You will have your Level 7 ECE Teaching Certificate and NZ Teachers Registration
  • You will have relevant professional experience in assessment, planning and evaluation, internal evaluation and personal growth
  • Satisfaction in growing and developing others in a culture of high achievement and fun
  • Comfortable with technology and willing to explore new ways of doing things
  • You will be motivated, enthusiastic and committed to the montessoru educational philosophy
  • You will have a resilient, calm, friendly and empatheic personality with a dose of curiosity and can-do attitude

Our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

Randstad Education is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to complete a NZ Police Request & Consent form and a Police Check will be conducted. In some circumstances, an International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicant's interactions with children using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people and in accordance with The Vulnerable Children Act.

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Montessori Experience, Head Teacher, Qualified, Registered, ECE

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree