Classroom teacher - Montessori Cycle 1 | Part-time Permanent

Closes: 15 December 2021

Classification: Classroom Teacher

Salary: $75,443 - $112,930 plus superannuation 

Position No: 02439

Directorate: Education

Advertised (Gazettal date): 03 December 2021

Contact Officer: Rohan Evans on [email protected] or (02) 6142 3253 

Details: 

The environment at Yarralumla Montessori School is characterised by the following:

  • A relaxed and welcoming ambiance for children, families, staff and visitors.
  • Child-centred, a sense that it belongs to the children.
  • An atmosphere of security, respect, happiness and humour.
  • The hum of constructive activity with children absorbed in a variety of activities.
  • A sense of "order" - structure, consistency and time in the physical environment with routines designed to support learning, practice and refinement.
  • Evidence that the children have opportunities for and are encouraged towards independence.
  • Opportunity for tasks which are drawn from everyday life, using skills purposefully.
  • Opportunity for tasks which allow choice, mobility, exploration, creative expression, perseverance and appropriate challenge..
  • Good relationships - interactions between all classroom members, children and adults which show mutual care, respect and appreciation.
  • Evidence of a rich program aimed at developing knowledge, skills and attitudes in each individual child and where processes are assessed and evaluated to benefit the child and for program improvement.

Eligibility/Other requirements:

MANDATORY:

  • Early childhood qualifications

HIGHLY DESIRABLE:

  • Montessori qualifications (or willingness to undertake further study).
  • Experience in teaching multi age classrooms.
  • Experience in Montessori settings – Cycle 1.
  • Developing tasks which allow choice, mobility, exploration, creative expression, perseverance and appropriate challenge.
  • Evidence of a rich program aimed at developing knowledge, skills and attitudes in each individual child and where processes are assessed and evaluated to benefit the child and for program improvement.

Note: This is a permanent part-time position at 29:24 hours per week and the full time salary noted above will be pro-rata. In accordance with the Public Health (ACT School or Early Childhood Education and Care Workers COVID-19 Vaccination) Emergency Direction 2021, all ACT Education Directorate employees working in the following education settings will be required to provide evidence of their ability to comply with the public health direction, including having received a current course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or holding an approved exemption (where applicable):

  • schools that cater for children under 12 (preschool to year 6 schools)
  • specialist schools
  • flexible learning programs, and
  • early childhood education and care services (including out of school hours care)
  • P-10 schools where they share a campus with those younger years.

High schools and colleges that do not share a campus with primary school students are not covered by the mandate.

How to Apply: Applicants are to provide a curriculum vitae and a two-page statement of claims based on the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. Your two-page statement does not need to address each individual standard above, but the general approach typified by the professional practices should be reflected in your response. Provide examples of your past experiences with an emphasis on the results achieved, relating your prior experiences and performance to your potential for achieving outcomes in this position.

Referees: In choosing referees, consider how well they know your work and can speak about your capabilities. Referees may be contacted at any time during the selection process. The focus may in general terms relate to the capabilities, or a specific aspect for which clarification would assist the selection panel in making their decision.

See the job ad and apply here: https://www.jobs.act.gov.au/jobs/education/permanent/02439 

Listed:
6 December 2021

Yarralumla Montessori

C/- Yarralumla Primary School Loftus Street
Yarralumla ACT 2600
Australia