Montessori Classroom Assistant

Montessori Classroom Assistant (3-6) (Casual)

Southside Montessori School is a boutique, independent and co-educational school located in the South-West of Sydney. Our campus borders the Georges River and surrounding wetlands, with beautiful native bushland and wildlife that hold a special connection for our children and their families. Our community school offers authentic Montessori education for children from 3-12 years of age. Southside hosts a Premier Teacher Training Centre onsite, where aspiring Montessori guides are trained by internationally acclaimed teacher trainers from Sydney Montessori Training Centre.

The opportunity Southside Montessori School is committed to providing an authentic Montessori curriculum. We have vacancy for a Montessori Assistant to commence in Term 4, 2022. We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant who will work with the Teacher and students to promote the opportunities and values that Montessori education provides.

Key attributes for the role

  • A desire to work collaboratively with staff, students, and families in an authentic Montessori environment
  • High commitment to best practice Montessori education and learning
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with parents, staff members and the wider community
  • A warm and compassionate manner

About you

  • The successful candidate will have minimum Certificate III or is happy to gain this
  • You must have full Australian working rights, no restrictions
  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • First Aid Certificated and Asthma & Anaphylaxis training & a Child Protection Certificate

We can offer

  • A wonderfully supportive and dedicated team of fellow educators
  • A safe and supportive work environment with an attractive salary in accordance with the MEA plus 17.5% annual leave loading,
  • Support in your lifelong learning through professional development

If this sounds like you then we'd LOVE to hear from you! Please direct applications via email to [email protected]  including a cover letter by Friday 30th September. We will be contacting suitable applicants immediately, so early applications are encouraged. Southside Montessori will keenly consider applications from trained teachers with the view of beginning a pathway to Montessori training with sponsorship for study.

* Salary is determined in accordance with the Independent Schools NSW/ACT Hybrid Model (Teachers) MultiEnterprise Agreement 2021"

26 September 2022

Southside Montessori School

35 Lillian Road
Riverwood NSW 2210