Early Childhood Lunch Cover Assistant

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 workplace 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 qualified early childhood assistants to apply for an Early Childhood Lunch Cover Assistant role. This position is to assist in covering lunch breaks from 11:30am-2:00pm, Monday to Friday, 12.5 hours per week (with the potential for additional hours on a casual basis).

We warmly welcome a dynamic and engaging assistant with a positive demeanour, a flexible approach and a willingness to embrace the Montessori Philosophy. Montessori qualifications are preferred, but a willingness to embrace the Montessori philosophy would be considered.

Application requirements: 

  • Certificate III in Children's Services or Early Childhood Education and Care (minimum requirement)
  • Positive Notice Blue card (working with children check), essential
  • Experience working with children, essential
  • Childcare First Aid and CPR qualifications or the ability to obtain prior to commencement.

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

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

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

Applications close by COB Tuesday 14 February.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

8 February 2023

Brisbane Montessori School

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