The Montessori Children’s House (MCH) was started in 1977 by an enthusiastic group of parents wishing a Montessori centre for their children. It is a Community based Kindergarten affiliated with Lady Gowrie QLD and it is a school member of Montessori Australia.  

MCH is an approved Kindergarten Program Provider under the Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme (QKFS) and operates under the National Quality Framework.

It is a single unit Kindergarten. Children attend in two multi-age groups (3 – 4½ years) with 22 children in each group. Children attend five days per fortnight 8.30am to 2.30pm.

The Children’s House has under its umbrella the Montessori Infants’ House which is a playgroup based facility for children 0-3 years of age.

We are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate Director, to commence April 2021 (or sooner if available). 

The role has the option to be either Director and Full time Teacher (37.5 hours per week) or Director and Part time Teacher. 

Applicants need to hold a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), a Diploma in Montessori teaching, a positive Notice Blue Card/Exemption Card and current first aid and resuscitation certificates (including certification in emergency Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management). 

The Role

The Director/Nominated Supervisor is responsible for the operational administration and day to day management of the Kindergarten;

  • Leading a small team of educators.
  • Demonstrating excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with children, families and staff. 
  • Facilitating ongoing development of the Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) and the National Quality Framework (NQF).
  • Reporting to Parent Management Executive Committee.
  • Actively seeking and instigating funding and grant opportunities.

Applications close Thursday 18th February 2021.

Please email resumes to or telephone 07 3371 7090 for further information. 


4 February 2021

Montessori Children's House

19 Weinholt Street
Auchenflower QLD 4066