montessori head teacher - birkenhead


Job Description:

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 neededOverseeing 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 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

Posted on: 

Monday, 3 May 2021