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Early Childhood Teacher and 2IC for Montessori Centre

Are you a qualified Early Childhood Teacher wanting to gain experience as a 2IC. Or perhaps you previously have worked as a Director or 2IC but realise that your passion is teaching the children, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you.

We are looking for an experienced bachelor qualified 2IC / Early Childhood Teacher, who loves child led environments and adores Montessori! We are happy to train and support the appropriate person in Montessori.

As an 2IC / Early Childhood Teacher, you will be a highly professional and knowledgeable leader responsible for implementing a quality educational program and curriculum in line with approved learning frameworks to support the education and care needs of the children. You will ensure your own practices, and those of others, are consistently performed to a high standard.

You will comply with the National Quality Framework including relevant legislative and organisational requirements including Education and Care Services National Regulations, Work Health and Safety Regulations and The Gap Cubbyhouse Montessori policies and procedures.

Reporting directly to the Nominated Supervisor, you will be part of a strong management team including an Educational Leader and Administration Officer leading the rest of the staff. In total we have approximately 30 staff, comprising of staff qualified from Certificate III level through to Masters qualifications. Our team is dedicated to putting the needs of the children at our centre at the centre of everything we do.

Our centre is located in The Gap, and has an ever evolving outdoor play space and completely resourced montessori classrooms. We are a 95 place service, open from 6.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday.

We use the wonderful app, KeptMe for observations, programming and direct parent communications. The Montessori lessons are also linked to the Early Years Learning Framework within the software.

You will be leading a 22 place room with a multi-age setting of children from 3 to 6 years of age. You will have an assistant five days a week.

You must be:

  • A team player
  • Dedicated and committed
  • Have a positive outlook on life
  • Love kids and dedicated to their learning
  • Love montessori (even if no experience in a montessori setting)
  • Open to learning (you can always be learning, no matter how many years experience you have)
  • Willing to engage in continuous improvement by attending workshops and seminars
  • Have or be willing to study the Montessori philosophy
  • Love indoor/outdoor environments
  • Have Bachelor of Early Childhood, or equivelent
  • Own licence
  • Have either an Australian citizenship, permanent residency or appropriate work visa to work in Australia

If you would like to join our wonderful team, please apply now!

We offer a highly competitive salary and conditions.

Start date negotiable.

Job Type: Full-time

Sue-Ling Lau

Approved Provider

The Gap Cubbyhouse Montessori

B.Eng (Mining) Hons, B.Arts (Econ), MBA

Ph: 0421 636 696

Email: [email protected]


20 March 2019

The Gap Cubbyhouse Montessori

177-181 Payne Road
The Gap QLD 4061