Qualified Montessori 6-12 teacher

Pakiri Primary School, Auckland, New Zealand

Qualified Montessori 6-12 teacher

Fixed Term (18 months) July 2019 Start

From July 2019, Pakiri School is excited to offer two learning pathways under a ‘one school’ vision. Mahurangi Montessori Primary, which was established in 2009, will be relocating to Pakiri School to form the base for our new Montessori Pathway.

We are a small, progressive, semi-rural primary school, running from year one to eight, with a rich Māori culture and heritage. We are situated near world-class beaches and native bush with natural resources on our doorstep.

We are seeking a Montessori trained (6-12) teacher who is eligible for registration in New Zealand by having a three, or four-year teaching degree, to lead our new Montessori Pathway. This is an exciting opportunity to revolutionise how the Montessori Pedagogy is integrated into a New Zealand State School under a collaborative partnership model.

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Have a passion for Montessori education and for working with children this age.
  • Have high emotional intelligence: be adaptive, self-aware, empathetic,balanced, curious, gracious.
  • Be highly collaborative.
  • Be able to build positive relationships with our Principal, Board of Trustees, staff, children, whānau and the wider community.
  • Be organised and self-driven.
  • Be committed to nurturing the growth, development, and independence of our children.

You will be part of a team that is passionate about delivering a new Montessori Pathway with plenty of professional development opportunities and a supportive environment.

For a job description and more information please email [email protected], or to apply please send your CV, cover letter and three referees to [email protected].

For more information about us and the area:







6 March 2019

Mahurangi Montessori Primary

Mahurangi Montessori Primary
Matakana 0948
New Zealand