Kindergarten/Prep Teacher (either full time or part time)

About Us

Southside Montessori School is an independent school located in the southern suburbs of Sydney.

We offer quality education to students from Pre-kindergarten to Year 6. Established over 40 years ago the school is strongly grounded in the educational philosophy and principles of Montessori education.

We provide learning based on self-directed activity while respecting the individual needs of each learner.

About the Role

The school is seeking expressions of interests from classroom teachers eager to teach in our multi-aged Prep & Kindergarten primary class. We envisage it to be either a full-time or part-time role (3 days a week) job share role.

About You

  • Experienced teaching in a Montessori environment or strong understanding of Montessori philosophy
  • Montessori trained, enrolled to study or willing to study a suitable Montessori qualification
  • Have Primary Teacher Registration (NESA) or be eligible to obtain teacher registration in New South Wales
  • Passionate about implementing best practice in Montessori education
  • Focused on working as part of a team
  • Positive in approach to teaching in composite classes
  • Energetic with a collaborative approach
  • Full Australian working rights, with no restrictions

You will have a valid Working with Children Check number, a Child Protection Certificate and a valid First-Aid qualification or be willing to obtain one. The successful candidate will be required to provide certified copies of their qualifications, transcripts and NESA registration prior to their commencement at Southside Montessori School.

How to Apply

To obtain further information please email the Principal Debra Avery at [email protected] to arrange a confidential discussion. Direct applications may be submitted, including a covering letter, resume including the name of 3 referees along with qualifications addressed to [email protected] by Friday 11 December 2020.

Salary is determined in accordance with the Independent Schools NSW Teachers Hybrid Model Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017.

We are considering and contacting suitable applicants immediately on receipt, so we encourage early application.

Southside Montessori School is committed to a Child Safe school environment and we have extensive recruitment and screening processes in place.


3 December 2020

Southside Montessori School

35 Lillian Road
Riverwood NSW 2210