Job Vacancies


Permanent Full Time Teacher

An exciting opportunity has come up at Melodies Preschool for an experienced, qualified ECE teacher who is looking for a new challenge or a highly motivated graduate teacher. 

Melodies is a privately-owned boutique preschool, licensed for 30 children aged 2-5 years. The owner is dedicated to providing teachers with the best teaching environment so that children can explore in the best learning environment. Our teacher to child ratio ensures small group sizes and a calm nurturing atmosphere where quality interactions, education and play are at the forefront of every child’s day.

We are a very unique preschool in that we specialise in music and movement and the performing arts using the Carl Orff Approach. We are also an affiliated Preschool with Gill Connell’s Smart Steps programme.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a highly motivated, passionate teacher to join a fun and friendly team who are dedicated to their profession. The dynamic team enjoy threading children’s interests into music, dance, drama, movement and art which allows children to learn in a holistic way. There is also plenty of time for free play where children are highly creative and imaginative. Teachers have the support and resources to extend on children’s interests, imagination and creativity. We also enjoy an annual concert where children perform on stage and other smaller performances throughout the year.

All teachers also enjoy taking movement activities based on Gill Connells Smart Steps Programme. There is also an opportunity to teach Transition to School sessions, Music sessions and or Fundamental Sport sessions. 

We are seeking a highly motivated teacher who is passionate and dedicated to their profession and enjoys learning and growing as a teacher, a musical background would be helpful but not necessary.

Applicants must be qualified and have a current NZ Teachers Council Practicing Certificate with a minimum of Provisional Registration. Applicants must have NZ residency and a valid NZ work visa.

We offer, an excellent working environment with people who care. Paid staff meetings and ongoing professional development and mentoring.

This is a permanent full-time position: 30 – 40 hours per week. Our opening hours are 8.00am – 5.00pm

Please apply with a covering letter and C.V to: 

Abbey Mackenzie (Director)
27 West Belt 
Lincoln 7608
info@melodiespreschool.co.nz
03 325 2227

Applications Close Sunday 3rd February 10.00pm

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.