• Full Time
  • NSW

Website Inner Sydney Montessori School

An exciting opportunity for a passionate educator to join ISMS!

About Us

Are you looking to become part of a happy, dynamic and dedicated team of educators? Do you thrive when working closely with other inspiring professionals who support each other and endeavour to keep the child at the centre of all you do? Does the idea of joining our authentic Montessori community excite you? Then our School is the place for you!

The Principal of Inner Sydney Montessori School (ISMS) invites applications for the position of Early Childhood Director from educators with a passion for child-focused, kinaesthetic and project-based learning. This is a wonderful opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative and hardworking Director to join our outstanding team of staff and play a key role in one of our multi-age classrooms of 3 – 6 year olds. We facilitate a child-centred pedagogical model tailored to individualised and independent learning with respect to the social, emotional and intellectual development of the child.

About You

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic educator with a reputable Montessori Diploma (3 -6), hold a relevant teaching qualification (you will also be required to attain NSW accreditation). The School would be very happy to support further Montessori studies and learning. Applicants must be committed to inclusive learning practices, be a team-player and love working with curious and engaging children! You must have full Australian working rights, with no restrictions. You will have a Working with Children Check number, a Child Protection Certificate (CHCPRT001) and a valid ACECQA recognised first-aid qualification are also essential, however the School would support the successful applicant to obtain these, if necessary.

You will demonstrate:

A passion for education and a strong desire to work within a collaborative, authentic Montessori environment;
The ability to promote a positive and supportive ethos for pupils where all are valued, encouraged and challenged to achieve the best they can;
Practical working knowledge and implementation of the NQF and the EYLF;
Commitment to excellence in Early Childhood;
Extensive experience in implementing the Montessori program, developing curricular activities and observing complex welfare needs of children;
A passion for children’s development;
The ability to supervise and guide placement teachers;
Excellent interpersonal skills.
ISMS will also keenly consider applications from trained teachers, willing to work in a support role, in order to begin a pathway to Montessori training with potential sponsorship for study.

How to Apply
We are very proud of our School and actively encourage applicants to visit our website to gain an understanding of ISMS, please visit us at www.isms.nsw.edu.au.

To arrange a confidential discussion with the Principal, please email principal@isms.nsw.edu.au. Direct applications may be submitted, including a cover letter and CV, to anja.pavlovic@isms.nsw.edu.au by 22nd November 2021 but please note that we will be considering and contacting suitable applicants immediately on receipt, so we encourage early application.

Salary is determined in accordance with the Independent Schools NSW/ACT Standards Model (Teachers) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017.

ISMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to satisfactory references and a Working with Children Check.

Zoe Ezzard

To apply for this job email your details to anja.pavlovic@isms.nsw.edu.au.