Home Educator: Cycle 2 (Year 1, 2, 3) +

  • Part Time
  • Vic

Website Private family

Are you an experienced Cycle 2 & 3 educator looking for a change, challenge or adventure?

Melbourne family looking for a part time Montessori home educator for 6 and 7 year old children beginning in November 2020 and continuing to end of Cycle 3 (Year 6).

The ideal candidate will have extensive Montessori training and experiences, and more importantly be passionate about Montessori philosophy as a way to meet mainstream education.

The ideal candidate will have:

* AMI training
* 10+ year of Montessori classroom experience
* Teaching resources at their disposal
* Cycle 2 & Cycle 3 classroom guide experience

We are looking for someone who:

* Is open-minded
* A life long learner themselves
* Have interests or passions that they care about
* Is automous
* Have strong planning and communication skills
* Is flexible
* Is personable and approachable with children and parents

Experiences in any of the following a plus but not essential:

* Second language (French, Spanish, Mandarin)
* Music
* Movement / Sport

The environment:

We will create dedicated spaces in and around the home where work can take place, and invest in materials that are required. You will have access to the kitchen, common areas, outdoor spaces in and around the home. The children can go for educational outings and excursions as and when they arise.

Time commitments:

At this stage, the position is for 4 hours per day, 5 days per week 8.30am-12.30pm with children, plus your own planning time. This timetable is flexible and can be changed based on needs. It is also for 40 weeks per year with mutually agreed holiday periods, which may or may not coincide with school holidays.


Two location options:  Melbourne (Inner East) and/or Mornington Peninsula (Fingal area).  We are open to exploring the location options with the candidate based on: convenience, amenities, outdoor resources and quality of educational delivery.

About Us

We are a professional couple with two children who have been exposed to Montessori from early years. We are excited by the possibilities of the Montessori approach, and due to work and travel commitments would prefer to have a home educator to deliver Montessori in a flexible and robust way. We have good knowledge about Montessori, and would like to work closely with an experienced and passionate educator to create a meaningful, high quality home education environment. We may look to extend invitation to a few other like-minded families in medium term to both create a robust community and an ideal Montessori environment.

$60,000 per annum part time

This position is open to international candidates who can work in Australia. We can explore supporting you in this process.

Interested and suitable candidates please email your interest and CV confidentially to home@slak.net.au

To apply for this job email your details to home@slak.net.au.

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