3-6 Montessori Educator / Teacher

Part time/full time position – now or beginning 2022

Maria Montessori Preschool was established in 1977 in Mt. Waverley and after 21 years relocated to Wheelers Hill.  We are a registered private Kindergarten with long day care, operating 50 weeks per annum, closing over Christmas/New Year.  The Preschool is committed to the true Montessori approach and adheres to the principles and practices of a Montessori education.  It is staffed by qualified, experienced, and caring teachers with many years of experience.

If you wish to join our friendly team you are required to have the following:

  • Completed or working towards a Montessori Diploma 
  • A recognised Early Childhood Teaching qualification or Diploma as approved by Australian Children’s Education and Quality Authority (ACECQA)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of NQS, EYLF, childcare regulations and Montessori Curriculum
  • Current first aid, Anaphylaxis and CPR
  • Valid WWCC
  • Ability to work during school holidays 

Your responsibility will include:

  • Plan and prepare learning environment during the term holidays
  • Record and maintain observations of children’s progress and development
  • Contribute to children’s portfolios and weekly reflections

Applications open until the position is filled.  Interviews will commence as soon applications are received.

Salary according to experience.

If you wish to be part of our team, please submit your resume with a cover letter detailing your skills and previous experiences to the Principal at [email protected] Applicants must include names of two recent referees.



20 September 2021

Maria Montessori Preschool

751-755 Ferntree Gully Road
Wheelers Hill VIC 3150