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  • Full Time
  • NSW

Website Inner Sydney Montessori School

Early Childhood Montessori Teacher
(commencing early Term 1 2022)

The Principal of Inner Sydney Montessori School (ISMS) invites applications for the position of Early Childhood Teacher, from age 3 – 6 Montessori trained teachers, for this Director/Teacher position in a 3 – 6 years classroom. This is an excellent opportunity for an educator who has a passion for child-focused, kinaesthetic and project-based learning.

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 Us

Well located in the vibrant suburbs of Balmain and Lilyfield in Sydney, ISMS has an enviable, small school reputation whilst being one of the largest Montessori schools in Australia. ISMS is a friendly and dynamic Pre and Primary School with students at the heart of everything we do. Our staff create nurturing classrooms where each child develops a healthy self-concept, positive values, strong skills, a deep academic understanding, curiosity and an appreciation of nature and the world around them.

Recognised as one of Australia’s leading Montessori registered schools, this child focused Pre and Primary School is at enrolment capacity with around 300 students between the ages of 3-12. In addition, around 100 students are enrolled per term in the Infant Community Program for 0-3 year olds.

About You

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic educator with an embedded understanding and appreciation of the Montessori philosophy. You will have a reputable Montessori 3 – 6 Diploma and hold a relevant teaching qualification. You must have full Australian working rights, with no restrictions.

You will have NESA accreditation, a Working With Children Check number, a Child Protection Certificate (CHCPRT001) and a valid ACECQA recognised first-aid qualification (or be willing to obtain one), supported by the School.

You will demonstrate:

·       A passion for Montessori 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;

·       Extensive experience in implementing Montessori early childhood program, developing curricular activities and observing complex welfare needs of children;

·       The ability to supervise and guide placement teachers and interns; and

·       Excellent interpersonal skills.

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 register your interest and obtain further information please email the Principal at principal@isms.nsw.edu.au to arrange a confidential discussion.

Direct applications may be submitted, including a cover letter and CV, to principal@isms.nsw.edu.au by Tuesday 12 October 2021.

Please note: One of the references must be from a current School Principal, if applicable.

Salary is determined in accordance with the Independent Schools NSW/ACT Standards Model (Teachers) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017 and ranges from $81,563.28 – $115,558.86.

Search and Selection Timing

We are considering and contacting suitable applicants immediately on receipt, so we encourage early application.

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.

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