Early Childhood Teacher

Job description

Our Wavell Heights centre is looking for an Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) to join their team!

Benefits include:

  1. Above award conditions and other company discretionary bonuses
  2. Sponsored training in the Montessori Method for those not yet qualified within Building Futures Education, training college.
  3. Work for the best – we are the leading Montessori childcare company and Montessori trainer in SE Qld.
  4. Experience flexibility with rostered days off that support family life and study, as much as possible.
  5. Generous employee discounts for childcare for immediate family members.
  6. 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.

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 pleasure in seeing children flourish to expand your skills in intentional teaching, implementing the Montessori philosophy, guiding the program and practice and creating a child-focused environment.

Building Futures Montessori has an internal promotion policy, however on this occasion, the Wavell Heights centre is seeking a Bachelor qualified and experienced Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) to join their team on a full-time basis. If you are naturally nurturing, inspiring and a confident Leader then this is the opportunity for you.

Selection criteria:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (or ACECQA assessed equivalent).
  • Working knowledge of National Quality Framework (NQF), Queensland Kindergarten Guidelines (QKLG) and The Early Years Learning Framework (EYF).
  • Experience in Early learning setting (essential).
  • You will have previously worked in a Montessori environment (ideal).
  • Montessori experience is preferred, however there is opportunity to complete your Montessori Diploma through our associated training college.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication.
  • A demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and learning.
  • Demonstrated track record of achievements in early childhood education and care.
  • Current BlueCard and First Aid certification.

An opportunity like this doesn’t come up often, so if you are seeking a genuine career opportunity and would like to be an integral member of our Wavell Heights team, to deliver outstanding Montessori education and care, send your CV and a cover letter to: careers@buildingfutures.com.au today.

2 June 2021

Building Futures Montessori - Wavell Heights

33 Brae Street
Wavell Heights QLD 4012