Montessori Playgroup Facilitator

Plenty Valley International Montessori School (PVIMS) is an independent co-education school offering a curriculum based on the Montessori philosophy for students from Early Learning to Primary.

We are passionate about empowering children to enhance their individual potential in all aspects of their development and celebrate the uniqueness of each child and their individual learning styles. Our passionate and motivated staff drives our growth and success. 

Beautifully located and set in picturesque leafy grounds of St Helena, we have rewarding opportunities for a Playgroup Facilitator to join our friendly and supportive team. The hours for this role will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am to 12:00pm.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Delivering a high quality Montessori learning experience for students in line with the Montessori Method and Philosophy
  • Create and maintain an appropriate Montessori “prepared environment”
  • Promote the well-being and development of the students in a safe, nurturing environment
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and the parent community to achieve position and School objectives 
  • Fulfil all teaching, administrative and legislative requirements of the role
  • Be aware of curriculum requirements for both the VEYF (Victorian Early Years Framework) and the Montessori Curriculum
  • Act as a guide to parents regarding Montessori Philosophy & Method in the form of verbal discussions, providing handouts and making available parent library books
  • Facilitate the inclusion and development of students with additional needs, including learning challenges, social, cultural, dietary and other unique requirements
  • Participate in the creation, development and evaluation of the Montessori curriculum implemented during the playgroup session in collaboration with PVIMS Early Learning Coordinator   
  • Display an active interest in one’s own professional development and participate in the school’s Personal and Professional Annual Review process
  • Liaise with PVIMS 0-3 Montessori Qualified educators for training and collaboration  
  • Attend appropriate seminars and courses 
  • Participate in Montessori Conferences, Association meetings and seminars
  • Supervise student teachers and actively participate in their learning  

Please forward your cover letter and resume [email protected] 

Please note that due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We thank you for taking the time and effort to apply.


17 October 2018

Plenty Valley International Montessori School

315 Aqueduct Road
St Helena VIC 3088