Montessori: A Career For You
Worldwide, there are approximately 22,000 thousand Montessori schools. In Australia at present there are over 170 Montessori schools and centres and the growth in demand for qualified staff still exceeds availability. Career opportunities exist for degree qualified teachers who also hold a Montessori diploma.
Become a Montessori teacher and prepare for the task of helping children develop their full potential. The Montessori teacher:
- respects children as self-directed individuals and fosters growth toward independence and social responsibility
- creates an atmosphere of calm, order, and joy; a safe and stimulating environment which supports the developmental stages of each child
- helps children progress at their own pace and gradually discover their own capabilities gives engaging presentations with the beautiful, self-correcting Montessori materials
“One of the main differences for me personally in moving into Montessori Education is the experience of total involvement with all aspects of the child’s development. This has given me a new level of job satisfaction.” Montessori Teacher
“With the support of the prepared adult, the child with his unlimited possibilities can be the transformer of humanity, just as he is its creator. The child brings us great hope and a new vision.” Dr Maria Montessori, The Absorbent Mind