• Full Time
  • QLD

Website Montessori International College

Montessori International College is seeking a talented and inspirational Montessori teacher.

Teaching experience in a Montessori school setting is beneficial but not essential.  Initially, this is a 12-month contract position commencing in Term 1, 2024 with the possibility of an ongoing position.

The position would suit a secondary school teacher seeking to add value to student learning experiences within a contemporary learning context. Our learning programs are inspired and enriched by the writings of Maria Montessori.

The ideal candidate is an effective classroom practitioner able to work as a part of a teaching team to design and deliver meaningful learning experiences that support students and colleagues in reaching beyond the ordinary.  This candidate is at ease using creative, collaborative, and transdisciplinary approaches to improve learning experiences and student outcomes.

What MIC offers you…

MIC offers you the opportunity to work with passionate, like-minded colleagues as well as being part of a learning community that is committed to influencing the future of education. Teachers enjoy the benefits of learning environments that encourage flexibility. This design enables teachers to more easily apply new and effective learning approaches. Professional development is strongly supported.

Our 22-hectare land-lab and natural bushland setting provides unique and limitless possibilities for teachers to co-design cross-disciplinary projects, not only with teachers but with artists and scientists. Engaging student learning in creative and meaningful ways.

Located in the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland, just 10 minutes from some of Australia’s best beaches, we also offer an attractive remuneration package and flexible working arrangements.

If you love your vocation and see this as an exciting opportunity … apply today!

About the College

MIC opened operations on the Forest Glen site in January 2015. Since opening the school has experienced unprecedented interest from families seeking enrolment for their children. Interest in our vision for a Learning Village is also increasing globally

MIC is committed to creating a learning and innovating ecosystem where shared value and real-life connections enrich and broaden learning and where the exchange of knowledge can happen and new knowledge emerges. Our new school setting is grounded in the richness of human experience and adds value to the local and global community. MIC caters for children from 3 to 18 years of age. For more information visit mic.qld.edu.au

About the Role

The full-time position will initially be a 12-month contract commencing in Term 1, 2024 with the possibility of an ongoing position.

Minimum qualifications: Current full QCT registration, or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland and current Working With Children Blue Card (Queensland).

Desirable qualifications: Secondary English & HAAS experience.  Montessori Diploma, Certificate, or experience in a Montessori setting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support learning outcomes for students aged 12-15 years through well-designed curriculum and effective teaching pedagogy and practice

  • Provide inspiring learning experiences together with consistent and meaningful student feedback

  • Establish supportive and trusting relationships with students and parents which ultimately support student performance and wellbeing

  • Develop and manage the resources required to facilitate and support student learning within your  learning environment

  • Communicate and interact with all members of the school community and the broader community with sincerity and humility.

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to create and deliver an exemplary learning program

For more information visit mic.qld.edu.au

Application Closing date: Friday, 3 November 2023 at 5.00 pm

How To Apply

Interested applicants must complete the College’s ‘Application for Employment’, available through the Employment page on the College Website at


Your Application Submission should include:

  • The College’s Application for Employment

  • A cover letter that addresses your suitability to the role

  • A resume detailing your qualifications and experience

  • Contact details of three professional referees

Interested candidates should forward their resume to the Principal via hr@mic.qld.edu.au.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to organise interviews.

Applications for this position will close at 5 pm, Friday 3 November.

Further Information

All inquiries related to this position should be directed to Natalie Smith (07) 5442 3807 or via hr@mic.qld.edu.au stating ‘Query – Secondary Teacher Application’ in the subject line of the email.

Thank you for taking the time to prepare and submit your application.  We look forward to reading it.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@mic.qld.edu.au.