Feb 28, 2019

Pre Nursery Lead Teacher

  • Northfields International School, Mauritius
  • Mapou, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

Northfields is seeking to employ a Montessori Pre Nursery Lead Teacher for the next academic year.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and passionate person who is keen to be part of a new and exciting project. We are looking for a talented Montessori Lead Teacher (experienced qualified practitioner) who shares our values to join our friendly team and has the skills to guide and lead our experienced childcare practitioners and assistants.

The potential candidate will report to the Head of Nursery and Primary.

Start Date: August 2019


Deliver rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps young children to develop
Plan and provide teaching and learning experiences using the Montessori Method that enables children to progress and prepares them for school
To be responsible for the day to day running of the Pre-Nursery
Manage the practitioners and quality of childcare within the Pre-Nursery
Ensuring stimulating and inspiring activities are provided for all the children under your care
Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
To coach, mentor and lead other practitioners to deliver high quality childcare and assist with the monitoring of staff performance within the Pre-Nursery
To maintain effective and efficient working relationship with the Management and report information such as: staff attendance, parent complaints and requests, concerns regarding a child or staff member, child protection issues, health and safety
To establish and maintain effective EY curriculum which includes assessment, planning and evaluation
To implement and manage an effective parent feedback program, ensuring regular communication and interaction with parents
To be responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe environment as per the local legislation pertaining to safety and health.
To ensure that the pre nursery has suitable materials which enhance the environment and meet all children’s needs to promote learning.
The successful candidate should possess the job specification as outlined below:


Montessori Diploma Level 4 or Montessori Early Years Degree or equivalent

At least 5 years post qualification experience within a private day nursery or Montessori setting
At least two years in a supervisory role
Excellent ICT skills
Communication skills
Interpersonal skills
Collaborative skills
Creativity and presentation skills

Candidates are requested to submit the following documents:
Covering letter addressing the position requirements (one side max)
Current CV with passport size photo, not to exceed two pages

A list of 2 professional referees with current contact details (position, phone number and e-mail address) not older than 5 years. This must include your current Head of School

Please send your application to the email address below by 31ST March 2019.

Northfields International School, Labourdonnais Village, Mapou, Mauritius

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