Montessori Classroom Assistant for Preschool (3-6 years)

Permanent Part-time Position

  • Warm, welcoming and active community
  • Engaging and nurturing Montessori environment 
  • Dedicated, happy staff with a strong sense of collegiality 

Castlecrag Montessori School is a parent run, not for profit preschool and kindergarten for three to six year olds located on Sydney's North Shore. We have a large and fully equipped Montessori classroom and a beautiful outdoor natural play space.

We are now inviting applications for a part-time Classroom Assistant to start in Term 2 (mid May) 2021. The hours of employment would be from 8am to 3:30pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Occasional relief work may be available on other days. The position will be paid throughout the year, and attendance during school holidays may be required from time to time.

The Role:

You will be working with a Montessori Director to maintain a happy, calm learning environment in which children develop a strong love of learning and a strong sense of community. 

Duties include:

  • supporting children's learning and daily routines
  • recording observations, insights and reflections
  • classroom set up
  • supervision of outdoor areas

You will need

  • an early childhood qualification
  • current first aid certificate or willingness to obtain
  • working with children check
  • patience, kindness and a good sense of humour
  • sound communication and organisational skills
  • ability to work collaboratively and follow directions
  • understanding of Montessori philosophy or willingness to develop

Applicants should send their resumes, including qualifications, experience and references to Annabel Needs at [email protected]

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working with Children (WWC) Check?
  • Which of the following First Aid accreditations do you currently hold?
  • Do you have a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care?
  • Which of the following days and times are you available to work?

Right to live and work

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.


22 April 2021

Castlecrag Montessori School

184 Edinburgh Road
Castlecrag NSW 2068