Primary School Assistant

  • Full Time
  • NSW

Website Inner Sydney Montessori School (ISMS)

The Principal of Inner Sydney Montessori School (ISMS) invites applications for the position of Primary School Assistant from a current educator, or other suitably interested and aligned individual, who has a passion for child-focused, kinaesthetic and project-based learning.

This is an exciting full-time opportunity for a passionate educator to join our School. This position is available for an immediate start.

About Us

Recognised as one of Australia’s leading Montessori registered schools, our child focused Pre and Primary School enrols 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.

We facilitate a child-centered pedagogical model tailored to individualised and independent learning with respect to the social, emotional and intellectual development of the child. A Classroom Assistant is a vital support role, enabling the Director to facilitate the learning needs of each individual child within a multi-age classroom.

About The Role

We warmly invite dynamic, engaging and well qualified applicants with a positive focus, flexibility and willingness to embrace the Montessori philosophy.

This wonderful opportunity is for an enthusiastic, energetic, creative, responsible and hardworking Assistant to support our outstanding team of staff and play a key role in an authentic Montessori community.

About You

The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role, with an embedded or emerging understanding and appreciation of the Montessori philosophy. You may hold a
teaching qualification. A Montessori Certificate or AMI Diploma would be highly regarded. You will have a Working With Children Check number, a Child Protection Certificate (CHCPRT001) and a valid first-aid qualification, or be willing to obtain these qualifications supported by the School.

You will demonstrate:

  • A passion for education and a strong desire to work within a collaborative, authentic 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;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with ISMS staff, parents and external professionals;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Expressions of interest should include:

  • Cover letter;
  • Up to date and detailed CV;
  • Academic records;
  • Written references and/or at least three confidential referees’ contact details.

The successful candidate will be committed to ongoing Professional Development and, with support from ISMS, engage in Montessori philosophy and pedagogy training and development, as required.

How to Apply

We invite you to gain an understanding of our School from our website www.isms.nsw.edu.au

Please apply by submitting your cover letter and CV to principal@isms.nsw.edu.au by Friday, 2nd October 2020.

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, police clearances, a Working with Children Check and comply with the requirements of NESA.

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

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