Montessori Teaching Position Teaching - Primary

About the business

Sydney Montessori School is located in the Sutherland Shire, on a wonderful spacious setting close to Gymea station. The school has been operating since 1981, and prides itself on offering an excellent Montessori education from birth to age 12. With increasing enrolments, the school is actively investigating options of opening a high school component in coming years

About the role

The Sydney Montessori School (SMS) requires an energetic and enthusiastic Montessori teacher for our Primary area for a full time position in 2020. The position will be preferably Stage 3 based.

The role involves teaching in our primary section, to provide a wonderful Montessori learning environment in which each child can grow to their full potential in all spheres of their development – social, intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual in accordance with Montessori philosophy.

The role of the teacher includes preparation of the indoor and outdoor environment, leading and monitoring the learning of each child, ensuring that the outcomes of the Montessori curriculum and the NESA curriculum are achieved, communicating student development to parents and working as a member of the educational team discussing and planning for individual children to ensure that we achieve the best outcomes for every child.

Sydney Montessori School is committed to providing a child-safe environment and promoting practices which provide for the safety, well-being and welfare of our children and young people at school and in the wider community.   All candidates for roles at Sydney Montessori School are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process.

The position would suit an enthusiastic teacher who has completed their Montessori training, or an outstanding teacher who is familiar with Montessori principles and learning environment and is currently undertaking Montessori training or is willing to undertake the relevant training.

Benefits and perks

A positive learning environment with well-resourced classrooms.  We have wonderful parents and students and a genuinely supportive community.

Skills and experience

The position would suit an enthusiastic person currently undertaking Montessori training, familiar with a Montessori environment or keen to learn Montessori principles.  Teachers must be currently registered or eligible for NESA registration as a teacher in NSW. A valid Working with Children Check clearance is required.

Please send a covering letter, Curriculum Vitae including the name of 2 referees along with academic transcripts to [email protected]

To find out more about the skills and experience required, along with duties and responsibilities for this exciting role, please email or contact Katie on (02) 9526 3000  Email: [email protected]

Further general information on our school can be found on our website at

Applications will close 3rd June 2020, interviews may commence prior to the application close date.

25 May 2020

Sydney Montessori School

99-107 Manchester Road
Gymea NSW 2227