Early Childhood Lead Educator

About Us

Brisbane Montessori School is a leading co-educational independent Montessori school in Brisbane founded in 1981. The school is committed to delivering the highest standard of Montessori education, inspiring students aged 15 months - 16 years to realise their true potential in an enriching, inclusive and diverse community environment. Our purpose-built learning environments are designed to spark student interest, develop critical thinking skills, and foster a sense of achievement and self-worth, within a non-competitive setting.

A truly unique educational experience, the school is fortunate to offer students and staff picturesque views of the Brisbane River and an abundance of open space and fresh air, just 12km from the Brisbane Central Business District. Fostering a vibrant and fulfilling work environment is at the forefront of all that we do, with a strong focus on staff well-being and professional development. Multiple corporate discounts are available through our human resource providers, with a range of staff well-being programs such as yoga also offered throughout the year. We employ staff who are driven and energetic professionals with a passion for education and nurturing the next generation.

We offer the following Montessori programmes:

  • Montessori Independent Toddler Community (15 months – 3 year olds)
  • Children's House (3 – 6 year olds)
  • Lower Primary (6 – 9 year olds)
  • Upper Primary (9 – 12 year olds)
  • Middle School & Year 10 (12 – 16 year olds)

Our school delivers the Montessori National Curriculum as approved by ACARA, the national body that approved the Australian National Curriculum in 2012. The Montessori Curriculum is mapped against the Australian National Curriculum. We facilitate a child-centred pedagogical model tailored to individualised and independent learning with respect to the child's social, emotional, and intellectual development.

About the Role

Brisbane Montessori School (BMS) invites applications for a trained early childhood Lead Educator to join our team in a 15-month to 3-year-old environment. This is a permanent, full-time role, Monday to Friday, 38 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (2 weeks of leave over the Christmas break, one week of leave in the June holidays, plus one extra week). Montessori training is preferred, but a willingness to undertake training soon after commencement will be considered.

This is a wonderful opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative, responsible and hardworking individual to join our outstanding team and play a key role in an authentic Montessori community.

The successful applicant ideally would be:

  • Montessori-trained for the 0-3 year age group
  • Early Childhood qualifications
  • Current Blue Card
  • Current first aid and CPR qualifications
  • Relocation costs are included for interstate or international applicants.

Applications are to be made to the attention of Principal, Chris Peach and should include the following:

  • Up-to-date resume
  • Cover Letter
  • At least three confidential referee’s contact details

Applications close 3pm Monday, 13 February.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

The start date for this Permanent Full-time position could be as early as Monday, 27 February 2023.

Further information about Brisbane Montessori School can be found at www.bms.qld.edu.au.

8 February 2023

Brisbane Montessori School

Mactier Street (Cnr Fig Tree Pocket Road)
Fig Tree Pocket QLD 4069