Trainee and Apprentice Early Childhood Educators

Job description

Trainee and Apprentice Early Childhood Educators required at our fun and supportive Wavell Heights centre.

Benefits include:

  • Government supported Early Childhood Education and Care, Certificate iii and Diploma qualifications for eligible candidates.
  • Sponsored training in the Montessori Method for those not yet qualified within Building Futures Education, training college.
  • Work for the best – we are the leading Montessori childcare company and Montessori trainer in SE Qld.
  • Award wages plus an annual bonus for Montessori-qualified staff in accordance with KPIs.
  • Experience flexibility with rostered days off that support family life and study, as much as possible.
  • Generous employee discounts for childcare for immediate family members.
  • Annual staff conference, staff training plans and ability to apply for and participate in professional development courses that support lifelong learning.

About Us:

Building Futures Montessori, across three locations in Brisbane, is South East Queensland’s leading Montessori childcare company and training college, with locations in Forest Lake, Wavell Heights and Blackstone. We currently employ 100+ staff and are expanding in centre size, into new locations and into affiliated businesses. For instance, as well as our core childcare centres we also own and operate a family day care service, and our registered Montessori Training College trains both our own people, plus staff from several externally-owned centres. 

Our success has been driven by our belief in best-practice child-care which led to the adoption of the Montessori methodology, and our team of well-trained and enthusiastic people. All our educators are Montessori qualified or working towards a Montessori qualification. This enables us to offer a childcare service second-to-none. 

With more than 10% of employees having served with this family-owned company for more than 10 years, you aren’t just gaining a job, but an opportunity for professional growth within a stable and supportive environment.

About The Role:

Use your interest in learning about how children learn and grow to build your education career at Building Futures Montessori.

Due to an expansion, our Wavell Heights centre has opportunities for Trainee (study Cert iii ECEC) and Apprentice (study Diploma ECEC) educators to join their team. 

If you are looking for an entry-level career opportunity and would like to study your Cert iii OR if you are Cert iii qualified and wanting to continue building your career with a supportive apprenticeship we encourage you to apply today.

Selection criteria:

  • Year 12 education or equivalent (Cert iii applicants)
  • Hold Cert iii ECEC and be willing to complete study in Diploma ECEC and Diploma Montessori Education (Apprentice)
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication.
  • A demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and learning.
  • Achievements in Early Childhood, sports or hobbies.
  • Must hold valid Blue card or be eligible to apply for a Blue card (WWC) to be considered for this role. Restricted persons need not apply.
  • Hold level HLTAID004 and CPR First Aid or willing to complete upon commencement.

A flexible start date is on offer, so if you are seeking a genuine career opportunity to deliver outstanding Montessori education and care, please send through a Cover Letter with Resume to

22 April 2021

Building Futures Montessori - Wavell Heights

33 Brae Street
Wavell Heights QLD 4012