01 February, 2021

Preschool Teacher for Homeschooling/Playgroup near Tamanu

Vitamin Sea Playgroup Charitable Association


Port Vila (White Sands/Academy area)


Due Date: 




Full time, Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM


Organisation Description: 

Vitamin Sea Playgroup Charitable Association is dedicated to improving opportunities for play-based, montessori inspired and outdoor education in our community. We aspire to grow and eventually work with the community to set up a fully functioning kindergarten.  Our big dream is that all preschool and kindergarten children have equitable access to quality education.


Job Desctiption:

The teacher will be responsible for co-running a homeschooling/playgroup with the founder of the group, Alexis Cullen.  The playgroup will contain 6 children ages 2 - 4 years old.  Play-based, and mostly outdoors, this playgroup is a creative and respectful place for children to socialize and begin to prepare for Kindergarten and potentially Class 1.  This is a full time position, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM.


Selection Criteria:

·       Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Care and Teaching
·       Can provide police clearance
·       Fluent in English
·       Fluent in Bislama
·       Open minded and willing to learn new teaching approaches
·       Experience with the Montessori approach, and/or child-led, play-based and outdoor education is a bonus (or willingness to learn, as training will be available for the right candidate)
·       Friendly, upbeat personality
·       Likes to sing and dance with children (ability to play a musical instrument is a bonus) (music/movement)
·       Reads children's books to a group of children in an animated, excited way (literacy)
Can plan and implement play-based, engaging and age appropriate numeracy and science learning experiences
·       Solution oriented and self-motivated
·       Honest and direct.  Not afraid to share opinions and ideas with co-workers and the founder of the group.
·       Knowledge of Vanuatu kastom and culture

Responsibilities and Duties
·       Full time position, Monday through Friday
The playgroup will be from 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM every day.  You will need to arrive at 7:30 AM to set up and finish the day at 3:30 PM (the 2 hours after playgroup is for clean up, and preparing activities for the next day)
·       Prepare activities which are play-based that allow numeracy and literacy objectives to be achieved
·       Set up before the playgroup starts each day and clean up after
·       Embed Vanuatu culture and kastom in learning, such as teaching traditional sand drawing and weaving



Negotiable depending on experience


How to Apply

Apply by:

Via website


Contact Person:

Alexis Cullen


Contact Phone:

(678) 5584723


Email to send applications to:



Postal Address or location to apply in person:





How to apply - more information:

Please fill out the form here: http://bit.ly/teacherjobapp   There are two pages, so make sure to click "next" after you finish the first page. On the second page, there are a series of videos to watch and short answer questions to fill out.  Please ensure you have enough time to complete the form.  The form and videos can be filled out from a smart phone with the lowest internet package (example, 50 vatu 3 hour package from Digicel) if you do not have access to WiFi or a computer.  Please fill out both pages of the form, and make sure the page says: "Your response has been recorded" before you close the page.  Please email me if you need special assistance to fill out the form online.

 For further information on the above job please contact the employer directly.


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