Cycle One Classroom Teacher (3-6)

Southern Cross Montessori is looking for a Bachelor of Early Childhood Teacher who is passionate about creating a child-led, emerging curriculum using the guiding principles of the Montessori philosophy and the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF)

We are a single room Long Day Care centre with an integrated funded Kindergarten program and our classroom is home-like with lots of natural light. Our classroom provides opportunities for children to feel fulfilled and develop in a balanced way, making for a rich learning environment. We are committed to excellence in childcare and to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children. 

We are currently looking to recruit a qualified Early Childhood Teacher for full time position in our Torquay Centre. Your workday is a 7.5-hour day starting at either 8am or 8:30am (up to you), consisting of 5 hours providing a funded kindergarten program and 2.5 hours of non-contact programming time each day. 

We offer: 

  • A friendly, supportive, caring workplace.
  • Planning and programming time every day
  • A well-resourced classroom to create engaging learning experiences
  • A fun work environment in a single room centre
  • All expenses paid for staff PD and conferences 
  • VECTAA award rates 
  • We pay for your mandatory qualifications (CPR, 1st aid etc) 

 The successful applicant will 

  • Have a Bachelor of Early Childhood or the equivalent degrees as accredited by ACECQA
  • Have or be working towards a recognised Montessori qualification
  • Hold a current full registration or provisional VIT Card
  • Current 1st Aid, Anaphylaxis and CPR
  • Current Police Criminal History Check
  • Be innovative, creative and motivated
  • Professional in manner and appearance

We are a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged. 

Applications open until the position is filled. Interviews may commence prior to this date so early applications are encouraged.

To apply, please email your CV / Resume with a brief cover letter to: Dion Matchan [email protected] or you can post it to:

Southern Cross Montessori  

P.O. Box 999 Geelong VIC 3220

5 July 2021

Southern Cross Montessori

21 Henty Street
Torquay VIC 3228