Montessori Adolescent Teacher


The Montessori School Kingsley is nestled on the hill in leafy Kingsley, surrounded by native bushland and overlooking Lake Goollelal, in the Northern Suburbs, about a 20-minute drive from Perth CBD. We are Australia’s longest-running Montessori school and we cater to children aged 3 to 18 in mixed-age classrooms; from pre-primary education to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (a globally recognised tertiary entrance qualification).

Our structure is as follows:

  • 3 x Pre-Primary Classes (ages 3 to 6 years)
  • 3 x Lower Primary Classes (ages 6 to 9 years)
  • 2 x Upper Primary Advisories (ages 9 to 12 years)
  • 1 x Lower Secondary Cohort – Divided into two academic classes (Years 7-8 and Years 9-10) with two advisors (ages 12 to 15 years)
  • 1 x International Baccalaureate Cohort (Year 11 and Year 12)

The Role

The Montessori School in Kingsley requires an outstanding, energetic, and enthusiastic Montessori Adolescent practitioner with proficiency in mathematics and science for our Lower Secondary Program. The role will extend to generalist duties, which include, but are not restricted to Microeconomy, Farm Program, Advisory, Physical Expression, as well as participation in the various elements of our adolescent program. The ability to teach in, or experience with, the International Baccalaureate (IB) CAS Program or the ability to teach in other subject areas in addition to knowledge of Montessori pedagogy may be an advantage.

This position is part-time (negotiable) commencing in 2022.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a close-knit school community, working with dedicated staff, and supported by a strong School Board. We provide a curriculum based on the Montessori pedagogy from ages 3 to 18. The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is delivered to our Year 11 and 12 students. Our teachers assist the child towards independence in all spheres of development – social, intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual in accordance with Montessori pedagogy and IB curriculum.

The Candidate

The Montessori School Kingsley is committed to providing a child-safe environment and promoting practices that provide for the safety, well-being and welfare of our children and young people at school and in the wider community. All candidates for roles at The Montessori School Kingsley are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor of Education or equivalent;
  • Montessori Teaching Qualification;
  • Working with Children Check Card;
  • Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA) Registration;
  • Prior teaching experience in a Montessori school or experiential learning;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Excellent communication, planning and time management skills.


At The Montessori School Kingsley, we remain true to the Montessori philosophy, focusing on the holistic development – physical, intellectual, social – of every child.

Our teaching staff is made up of Montessori/International Baccalaureate-trained teachers, some of whom have international experience, while others are alumni; and our administrative staff is a dedicated team who support our teachers and assistants.

You will also get to work in an amazing location, with fantastic students, and a welcoming community.

Interested Applicants

Please send a covering letter and Curriculum Vitae, including the names of three referees to the Principal, Des Reuben: [email protected]

Any queries about the position can be emailed to the same address.

Closing Date

The closing date for this position is on or before 11 October 2021.

Please note that applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the School reserves the right to appoint a successful applicant prior to the close of applications or re-open the recruitment process after the closing date, if necessary. Only applicants proceeding to the interview stage will be contacted.

27 September 2021

The Montessori School

18 Montessori Place
Kingsley WA 6026