Lead Educator

We are looking for an energetic, motivated and passionate early childhood lead educator for our toddler room, 15 months to 3 years of age. As a lead educator, you would be expected to develop warm and respectful relationships with families and children, be committed to providing a safe environment for children that facilitates a love of learning and a feeling of belonging, and act as a support and mentor for fellow team members.

We would love to find an educator with previous Montessori experience, however, the most important attributes are a passion for engaging with children, able to be part of a team, excellent communication skills, a desire to learn about Montessori and a willingness to incorporate the Montessori philosophy and curriculum, alongside the Early Years Learning Framework, into the daily program.

This position is a permanent full-time position, working on a rotating roster between 7am to 6pm. We are a small, family owned centre caring for 42 children per day, from 15 months to 5 years of age. We offer a warm, welcoming environment, friendly staff, professional development opportunities, RDOs for full-time staff, and beautiful children and families. We are situated on the lower level of the Yeronga Village Shopping Centre, just across the road from the Yeronga train station.

For this role, you must have:

  • A Diploma of Children’s Services
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certificate, and Asthma and Anaphylaxis training
  • Strong communication skills
  • An understanding of and commitment to the National Regulations, the Early Years Learning Framework, and the National Quality Standard
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A willingness to undertake further study/professional development in the Montessori method
  • Passion, dedication, enthusiasm, creativity, and a great sense of humour!

To apply for this position, please email [email protected].

For further enquiries please phone 07 3848 3848.


18 January 2021

Yeronga Montessori

Cnr 429 Fairfield Road & Devon Street
Yeronga QLD 4104