Educational Leader/ Assistant Director

About the business

We are a privately owned and operated Montessori service in Chapel Hill that embraces holistic inspired learning and development of our children. We provide spacious, well-resourced, and stimulating environments that enable educators to build strong, meaningful relationships with children and are supportive of children's strengths and interests. The purpose-built Montessori Children’s House is a long day care centre catering for children aged 0-6 years old for up to 75 children a day. With 5 spacious classrooms and with the new year 2023 we are all set to offer this rare opportunity to join the team.  

About the role

The service currently has a non-contact Nominated Supervisor and is looking for a full time Educational Leader/ Assistant Director to provide mentoring for our team. As the Assistant Director, the successful candidate will also be the nominated person in the absence of the Nominated Supervisor, taking on responsibility within the team for daily operations. 

Benefits and perks

Benefits of working at CHMCH:

  • 2 weeks Christmas and New Year Closure 
  • 4 weeks Annual leave 
  • Above award wages for all employees and special incentives to those who hold Montessori qualification 
  • Staff childcare discount for your child to attend CHMCH
  • Paid 15-minute morning tea or afternoon tea break. 
  • We have daily cleaners after hours so educators can focus and attend to children’s needs. 
  • Ongoing mentoring and professional development opportunities including Montessori training (internally and externally)
  • Convenient on-site parking
  • Multicultural team and celebrations of different culture and festivals all year around
  • Birthday morning tea for your birthday with the team
  • Paid professional training days organised for you including child protection, first aid and CPR training.  
  • 3 days a week – sports, yoga, and music/language sessions by external provider for providing extracurricular experience for children. 
  • In centre visits by professionals to conduct group classes such as bush tucker shows etc throughout the year
  • Paid monthly staff meetings with dinner
  • Permanent Part time with constant hours of 37.5 hours per week. 

Skills and experience

  • Must have demonstrated ability to lead and manage a large service including full understanding of compliance requirements under the National Quality Framework.
  • Must have previously had experience in leadership and a passion for mentoring. A commitment to high quality customer service and working closely in a team environment are essential.

Additional qualifications/skills:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care or higher
  • Competency in using and understanding CCS software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

If this sounds like the position for you and your wish is to work in an environment where your contribution is appreciated, then apply now by emailing your resume through to [email protected]

We look forward to meeting our newest team member.

10 November 2022

Chapel Hill Montessori Children's House

5 Cedarleigh Road
Kenmore East QLD 4069