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  • Temporary
  • NSW

Website Inner Sydney Montessori School

Inner Sydney Montessori School is seeking a trained assistant educator to join our Preschool and Kindergarten (3-6 years) team. This is a full-time (9:00am to 5:00pm) fixed-term role for the remainder of the 2024 school year.

The successful candidate will be working in a teaching aide role in a Montessori Stage 1, 3 – 6 Years (Preschool and Kindergarten) classroom from 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday to Friday. The role also includes working 3:00pm to 5:00pm (Monday to Friday) in our 3 – 6 Years Out of School Hours classroom.

This is a varied and exciting opportunity to provide exceptional educational guidance to preschool children.

About our School:

Established in 1981, Inner Sydney Montessori School (ISMS) is a leading provider of Montessori education for children from birth through to completion of primary school. Our vision is to provide a comprehensive and authentic Montessori education which allows each child the freedom to discover themselves, develop their whole being and embrace the joy of learning, that extends well beyond the classroom.

About You:

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic educator with a minimum Certificate III in Children’s Services. A reputable 3-6 Montessori Diploma or 3-6 Montessori Orientation Certificate is an advantage but not necessary. 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 and CPR qualification are also essential, however, the School would support the successful applicant to obtain these, if necessary.

Selection Criteria:

The ability to ignite the flame of learning and to nurture a child’s natural curiosity of the world around them, instilling a passion of continuous growth and development that lasts a lifetime;
Have a passion for children’s development;
Develop strong, nurturing relationships with the children based on respect and trust;
An ability to support the child in their development by working closely with the child’s family with good communication, leadership and understanding;
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

What we offer:

Ongoing, extensive training and development programs;
On the job mentoring;
Montessori training sponsorship;
Staff discounts (OOSH, school fees and local health centres);
Close-knit and dedicated team;
Numerous wellbeing programs including daily meditation and an employee access program; and
Competitive salary is accordance with the Independent Schools NSW (Support and Operational Staff) Multi Enterprise Agreement 2021, in line with experience. Plus 17.5% annual leave loading.

How to Apply:

If this sounds like you then we’d love to hear from you. Please direct applications, including a cover letter and resume to employment@isms.nsw.edu.au by Friday, 8th of March, 2024. We will be contacting suitable applicants immediately, so early applications are encouraged. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We’re very proud of our school. For more information on working at ISMS, please visit https://www.isms.nsw.edu.au/careers/ or give us a call to arrange a visit. We’d love to meet you.

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