Early Childhood Teacher

Early Childhood Teacher Wavell Heights & Blackstone

Building Futures Montessori is thrilled to offer an opportunity to an extraordinary Early Childhood Teacher.  We have two positions available, with an opportunity at both Blackstone, Ipswich & Wavell Heights, Brisbane centres.

Benefits include:

  • Sponsored training in the Montessori Method for those not yet qualified within Building Futures Education, training college.
  • Work for the best – we are the leading Montessori childcare company and Montessori trainer in SE Qld.
  • Generous employee discounts for childcare for immediate family members.
  • Annual staff conference, staff training plans and ability to apply for and participate in professional development courses that support lifelong learning.
  • Generous resource budget.
  • Earn additional 5% kindy bonus per quarter.
  • Yearly $1000 prize draw for Montessori (diploma) qualified employees.
  • Annual bonus for Montessori-qualified staff in accordance with KPIs.
  • Additional Annual & Personal leave entitlement.
  • Salary Sacrifice for device purchases.
  • Wellness support with EAP program access.

About Us:

Building Futures Montessori, across three locations in Brisbane, is Southeast Queensland’s leading Montessori childcare company and training college.

We currently employ 100+ staff and are expanding in centre size, into new locations and into affiliated businesses. For instance, as well as our core childcare centres, we also own and operate a family day care service and our registered Montessori Training College trains both our own people, plus staff from several externally owned centres.

Our success has been driven by our belief in best-practice child-care which led to the adoption of the Montessori methodology, and our team of well-trained and enthusiastic people. All our educators are Montessori qualified or working towards a Montessori qualification. This enables us to offer a childcare service second-to-none.

With more than 10% of employees having served with this family-owned company for more than 10 years, you aren’t just gaining a job, but an opportunity for professional growth within a stable and supportive environment.

About The Role:

Building Futures Montessori has an internal promotion policy, however on this occasion our Wavell Heights and Blackstone services are seeking Bachelor qualified (actively working towards considered for Wavell Heights) Early Childhood Teachers (ECT) to join their teams on a full-time basis. 

Use your pleasure in seeing children flourish to expand your skills in intentional teaching, implementing the Montessori philosophy, guiding the program and practice, and creating a child-focused environment. If you have worked in a Montessori environment previously and resonate or are looking to expand on your experience and practice, then this is the opportunity for you.

Selection criteria:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (or ACECQA assessed equivalent) We will consider applications for those studying Bachelor Early Childhood Education (Wavell Heights).
  • Working knowledge of National Quality Framework (NQF), Queensland Kindergarten Guidelines (QKLG) and The Early Years Learning Framework (EYF).
  • Montessori experience is preferred, however there is opportunity to complete your company sponsored Montessori Diploma (0-6) through our associated training college.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication.
  • A demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and learning.
  • Current Blue Card or Exemption Card. Restricted persons need not apply.
  • Registration with Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) or willing to obtain.
  • Hold First Aid HLTAID012 & CPR or willing to obtain.

Applications are being accepted so apply by emailing your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]

1 February 2023

Building Futures Montessori - Wavell Heights

33 Brae Street
Wavell Heights QLD 4012