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Coast Montessori Preschool, Silverdale, Auckland - Centre Manager/Head Teacher

Coast Montessori Preschool in Silverdale ( seeks a qualified and experienced teacher to lead our team of 6 passionate and dedicated teachers. We are a 3 year old centre, licensed for 45 over twos.
Full of great kids. A fun teaching team. Experienced and supportive owners. Great salary. Opportunities for ongoing professional development. We’d love to hear from you.

MANZ Member School
Posted April 26, 2017

Little Sweethearts Montessori Preschool (Tauranga) - Qualified and Registered ECE Teacher (Montessori)

Little Sweethearts Montessori provides an authentic Montessori preschool education for 1-6 year olds in a beautiful home-like environment at the Historic Village. We are seeking an ECE qualified and registered teacher with experience or passion for the Montessori philosophy. Primarily with an affinity for 1&2 year olds, and flexibly to work with 3-6 year olds. This position is full time, providing 30+ hours a week, to start at the end of May.

Please email CV and Cover Letter to Rhonda Davison by Sunday 30th April:

MANZ Member School
Posted April 19, 2017

Southend School Principal Vacancy - Principal U4 (Y0–8).

We are seeking a motivated and inspiring principal to lead our dual pedagogy school (mainstream and Montessori).

Applications close 3pm, Friday 28 April. Please apply through

MANZ Member School
Posted April 13, 2017

Nova Montessori School - 6-9 Teacher

Nova Montessori School is seeking a permanent primary (elementary) teacher beginning Term 3 or 4, 2017. The teacher (you) would work for at least one or two full terms in the 6-9 classroom, with our present teacher guide, before her departure at the beginning of 2018. Nova Montessori School, is a well-established Decile 8 independent Montessori school in Christchurch, New Zealand, with a roll of 70 students in its early childhood centre and primary school. The school is modern, well-resourced and set in beautiful, landscaped grounds beside the Avon River, close to the New Brighton shopping centre and library. We are also beside a public wooded park and the estuary. Nova has a very supportive teaching staff, parent body and Board of Trustees. We are seeking a permanent full-time state-registered, (or be willing to work towards gaining NZ state-registration through Recognition of Prior Learning) Montessori-qualified primary teacher to teach Y2–4.

· You will be fully committed to the Montessori approach to education

· You will have experience in teaching in a Montessori classroom at the Y2–4 level, (6 -9 years of age) and / or

· You will have experience in working with children at the Y2-4 level, (6 – 9 years of age) and are willing to further undergo Montessori training

· You will have the ability to help build strong co-operative relationships with parents and colleagues.

For further information about Nova Montessori School see this website
Applications close 4 pm, Friday 16th June. For enquiries, phone Pauline Matsis on (03) 382 0503, or send your covering letter and CV Pauline Matsis, Co-Principal, 53 Owles Terrace, New Brighton, Christchurch New Zealand 8061, or via email to

MANZ Member School
Posted April 6, 2017

New Plymouth Montessori School - Casa teacher

What are your career aspirations? The best teacher you can be is when you find the closest match with your core values.

What can we offer you: We are a purpose-built, community-based Montessori school with a beautiful outdoor classroom and environment, all newly renovated. We are a strong Montessori community with four casa classrooms and a Montessori primary unit as part of a local state school. Our classrooms are all well-resourced and stocked. Each casa class is led by a Montessori trained teacher and supported by two assistant teachers.

There is opportunity to grow and develop with the position having the potential to develop into a Deputy Principal position with some dedicated non-contact time to support this role.

Our school has a strong focus on professional development (we offer all our teachers the opportunity to attend the MANZ conference when it is on the same island as us, we fund AMI head-teacher and assistant training as well as supporting other PD opportunities).
Are you looking to teach in an environment where a deep respect for children is fundamental? Do you believe in the importance of both peace and environmental education? If you see your role as a facilitator - introducing the world and its wonder to the children, nurturing within them a love of learning and a sense of themselves as capable, confident and independent; then we would love to talk to you.

What we are looking for: A passionate Montessori teacher with good leadership, communication and team skills. New Zealand Teacher Certification and AMI training preferred. Only applicants with a face to face training will be considered.

The position is available from June 2017 with some degree of flexibility.

For further information or to submit a CV and letter of introduction, contact the principal:

MANZ Member School
Posted March 3, 2017

Marshwood Montessori, Glendowie, Auckland - Montessori Teacher

We are looking for an experienced, passionate Montessori teacher to join our wonderful team.

This is a full time position commencing in May 2017, working 47 weeks per year, as we close only at Christmas for five weeks. The applicant needs to have NZ Full or Provisional Registration and have good communication and computer skills. You will need to be able to work collaboratively as part of our close team, have a calm and friendly personality, show initiative and take responsibility, and having a sense of humour would be a bonus.

Please apply with your cover letter and CV to Leonie Kelly

View our website

MANZ Member School
Posted March 1, 2017

Montessori Children’s House, Miramar, Wellington - Experienced Teacher

We have an opening for an experienced early childhood teacher, who has completed their Montessori 3-6 training or is in training, to join our Montessori School in Miramar, Wellington and be part of a very supportive and professional team.


We deliver an exceptional programme to a group of children aged 3 to 6 years.  Our Montessori School is well established, independently owned, well resourced, and has a fantastic community.


We are looking for a special teacher who is passionate about their work with young children, who enjoys being part of a small team, is professional, enthusiastic and caring.  This position will commence Term 2, 2017 or by negotiation.

Please email with your CV and cover letter, or contact Sue Walker on 0274 726 402.  Applicants need to have NZ residency.

MANZ Member School
Posted February 10, 2017

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