Montessori 3-6 Lead Teacher

Montessori 3-6 Lead Teacher

Full Time 4- or 5-day position

Commencing September 2021

"Just as every pearl is unique, so too is every child"

The principle behind our name also extends to the vision that we have for every staff member. We realise that each person has something unique to contribute to our Service and our team. Through an individualised staff development process, we will work with you to help you fulfil your potential as an educator and carer.

We are looking for the ideal candidate to join our growing and passionate team at Pearl Montessori. A hidden treasure, Pearl Montessori is in beautiful North Bondi, in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Pearl Montessori is a small not for profit community-based Preschool and Early Learning Centre.

We are open from 7:30am-5:30pm Mon-Thu and 7:30am-4:30pm Fri.

Why Pearl Montessori?

Pearl Montessori is a warm and supportive team led by a passionate and experienced Director and Education Leader. We celebrate diversity and welcome all the unique qualities that each staff member brings to our team. We strongly value professional development and personal growth and will support you to fulfil your full potential through an individualized professional development pathway.

We pride ourselves on offering a safe, loving environment that offers individualized tailored educational programs for every child. We focus on children developing creativity, confidence, and curiosity; skills that ensure they can be lifelong adaptive learners who can independently move with the world around them and help shape it.

At Pearl, through a well-rounded and child-based curriculum, the children thrive by following their inner learning guidance, making their own choices within the healthy safe boundaries we set for them. Genuine self-respect, respect towards others, kindness, empathy, and community are at the core of our values

To apply for this position the candidates we are looking for should essentially possess:

  • A Diploma in Montessori and/or completed Workshops in Montessori
  • A thorough understanding of the Montessori philosophy and curriculum Certificate III, Diploma of Children's Services or a Bachelor of Early Childhood /
  • Diploma of Teaching / Bachelor in Education (Early Childhood) or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience as an Early Childhood Montessori educator preferred but not essential
  • Current First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certificate
  • A thorough knowledge and ability to plan, implement, document and communicate a high quality Montessori program that reflects the EYLF and NQS
  • The ability to take responsibility, lead and work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Is organised to prepare the environment and make materials where required Willingness to use and learn technology and computer literacy
  • Willingness to mentor and support colleagues
  • A passion and commitment to early childhood education
  • Apart from the above, the candidates will also have a valid WWCC.

Benefits & Rewards

  • Generous remuneration - Negotiable above award salary for the right applicant
  • Paid professional development - Professional development is strongly encouraged
  • Job security - Full-time permanent position
  • Five weeks holidays
  • Fun & friendly environment – Be a part of an intimate, passionate, caring and respectful team
  • Increased flexibility - we value the importance of flexibility and respect a the need for a balanced life

Interested applicants can call for more information on 9300 0179 or send a current resume and cover letter via email to Justine at [email protected].

13 August 2021

Pearl Montessori Preschool and Early Learning Centre

46 Blair Street
North Bondi NSW 2026