Deputy Principal

Exciting New Opportunity – Deputy Principal

The Principal of Brisbane Montessori School (BMS) invites applications for the position of Deputy Principal from Montessori trained teachers throughout the Australian school communities.

This is a rare and fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Montessori educator to join our enthusiastic and passionate team. We anticipate the successful applicant will not be a full-time Class Director but will have teaching commitments and this is flexible and subject to discussion.

About You

The successful candidate will be a passionate educator, with an enthusiasm for child-focused, kinesthetic and project-based learning. You must have a reputable Montessori qualification, a relevant teaching qualification and QLD Teacher Registration (or be able to attain QLD Teacher Registration). You will demonstrate:

  • A deep knowledge of Montessori education and passion to embrace and commit to the Montessori philosophy;
  • Strong emotional intelligence with the ability to inspire, challenge and develop others as you support the Principal and Senior Leadership Team to lead the school;
  • The ability to promote a positive and supportive ethos for pupils and staff where all are valued, encouraged and challenged to achieve the best they can;
  • A strong sense of collaboration with the ability to communicate and manage relationships effectively with the Senior Leadership Team, staff and other stakeholders.

BMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to satisfactory references, police clearances and a Working with Children Check (Positive Blue Card Notice).

About the Role

We are seeking to appoint a highly-skilled, suitably-qualified and experienced Deputy Principal for this full-time permanent position. The role will include coordinating services and supervision during school holiday periods in collaboration with the management, administrative and other relevant teams. For a copy of the BMS Deputy Principal job description, contact

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted for interview.

Expressions of interest should include:

  • Up-to-date resume
  • Cover Letter
  • At least three confidential referee’s contact details

By submitting this application, you are agreeing that our staff can contact your referees (if required) prior to our preliminary screening.

Further information about Brisbane Montessori School can be found at

Applications are via SEEK and close on Monday 24th May 2021.

The starting date for this position will be Monday 12th July 2021.


5 May 2021

Brisbane Montessori School

Mactier Street (Cnr Fig Tree Pocket Road)
Fig Tree Pocket QLD 4069