• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • NSW

Website Inner Sydney Montessori School

Opportunity to learn and train within Montessori

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 Assistant for both full-time and part-time opportunities from educators with a passion for child-focused, kinaesthetic and project-based learning. This is a wonderful opportunity for enthusiastic, creative and hardworking Assistants 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 candidates will be enthusiastic educators with a minimum of a Certificate III in Children’s Services. A reputable Montessori Diploma or Montessori Orientation Certificate (3 – 6) is desirable, however the School would be very happy to support 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;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
A passion for children’s development;
Commitment to excellence in Early Childhood.

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. Candidates, other than teachers will be supported to undertake the Montessori Orientation Certificate (3 – 6 years).

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 employment@isms.nsw.edu.au by Friday 17 December 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 (Support and Operational Staff) 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 employment@isms.nsw.edu.au.