• Full Time
  • NSW
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Website Southside Montessori School

Where curious wonder is nurtured in action

MONTESSORI Primary Teacher

Are you looking for something special? Ready for a fresh start where your voice is valued? Southside Montessori is embarking on a new journey and we’re looking for inspiring educators to be part of a team driven by educational excellence.

Southside Montessori School is a boutique, independent and co-educational school located in the South-West of Sydney. Our campus borders the Georges River and surrounding wetlands, with beautiful native bushland and wildlife that hold a special connection for our children and their families. Our community school offers authentic Montessori education for children from 3-12 years of age.

Established 43 years ago, Southside Montessori School has a long and distinguished history, proudly paving the way for other Montessori schools and pre-schools who strive to emulate our beautiful educational environment. Southside is the only Montessori school to host a Premier Teacher Training Centre onsite, where aspiring Montessori educators are trained by internationally acclaimed teacher trainers from Sydney Montessori Training Centre. Our community is fortunate to access a wealth of knowledge provided by founding members, staff and educationalists who love what they do.

The opportunity:

Southside Montessori School are committed to providing an authentic Montessori curriculum. We are seeking a qualified Primary school teacher who is motivated and passionate about Montessori philosophy and its implementation. The successful applicant will bring energy and enthusiasm to the role as well as a commitment to the school’s growing community.

We are inviting applications for the permanent position of Stage 3, Montessori Educator (6-9/9-12 years), starting from the beginning of Term 2, 2022. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small passionate team of educators committed to the growth of our school through connection, communication and collaboration.

Key attributes for the role:

A desire to work collaboratively with staff, students, and families in an authentic Montessori environment
High commitment to best practice Montessori education and learning
A positive attitude and willingness to contribute and innovate
To be an inspiring and passionate educationalist
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to build relationships with parents, staff members and the wider community
A warm and compassionate manner

Essential criteria:

A recognised Primary Education degree approved by the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA);
A reputable and Australian recognised 6-12 Montessori qualification
Ability to obtain a WWCC (Working With Children Check);
A relevant First Aid Certificate and Child Protection training, as approved by NESA, or willingness to obtain;
Current CPR & Asthma, Anaphylaxis training
COVID-19 Australian recognised double vaccination certificate.

We can offer

·  a safe and supportive work environment with an attractive salary in accordance with the MEA plus 17.5% annual leave loading,

·  Support in your lifelong learning through professional development

If this sounds like you then we’d LOVE to hear from you! Please direct applications via email to principal@southsidemontessori.edu.au including a cover letter by Wednesday 30th March. We will be contacting suitable applicants immediately, so early applications are encouraged. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Come and visit us in the heart of Riverwood, we’d love to meet you.

Southside Montessori will also keenly consider applications from trained teachers with the view of beginning a pathway to Montessori training with potential sponsorship for study.

* Salary is determined in accordance with the Independent Schools NSW/ACT Standards Model (Teachers) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2021 and ranges from $82,587 – $117,009, with additional leadership allowance, where relevant.