Montessori Educator / Lead Educator

The Service

Habitat Early Learning in Nundah, rated as exceeding the National Quality Standard, is built on the foundation that optimum early childhood development occurs when the educational, nutritional and health needs of children are prioritised. The centre includes dynamic first-class learning spaces perfectly suited to the Montessori and Emergent education curriculums, as well as the many Extra-Curricular Programs Habitat Early Learning offers

Through the philosophy Happy Staff, Happy Children, Happy Families, Habitat delivers exceptional quality across three core service areas – Education, Nutrition and Health.

For more information, please visit the service website:

Why Habitat

Generous staff incentives and remuneration: above award pay, employee childcare discounts, birthday & anniversary gifts, employee referral program, performance bonuses and staff awards

Ongoing professional development: a growing company with career development opportunities, professional development and on-going training

Great culture: a supportive and friendly team committed to prioritising the educational, nutritional and health needs of children.

The Role

We currently have exciting permanent full-time opportunities available for Educators/Lead Educators with a completed Montessori education Diploma to work with a strong and experienced Director and a team of highly motivated Educators who value working in the early childhood sector.

We want you to be as passionate about Montessori curriculum, early childhood education and are as committed to achieving positive outcomes as we are.


  • Supporting/Leading the development and delivery of the learning program as per the Early Years Learning Framework and service philosophy
  • Complying at all times with the National Quality Framework, all relevant legislation both state and federal and the National Quality Standards
  • Establishing relationships and developing positive interactions with children, families and educators
  • Commitment to on-going learning and development as a professional under the Code of Ethics
  • Ensuring the health and safety of children 
  • Supporting the holistic development of children in early childhood 
  • Providing experiences to support children’s play and learning 
  • Using information about children to inform practice 
  • Identifying and responding to children and young people at risk
  • Providing emergency first aid

About you

While you may be interested in working with children, to be a successful Early Childhood Educator at Habitat Early Learning you:

  • strive for better, stronger, more 
  • are good with and genuinely interested in many different types of people 
  • highly value education and learning for people of all ages 
  • are comfortable doing a variety of different types of work (including light physical outdoor work and indoor written work)

Skills, Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Work rights to enable you to work in Australia
  • A current Blue Card (or willingness and eligibility to obtain one)
  • A recognised Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care qualification or similar as approved by Australian Children’s Education and Quality Authority (ACECQA) 
  • Certificate / Diploma (or enrolled) in Montessori qualification or similar. 
  • Current or recent Child Protection training and a strong understanding of your role as a mandatory reporter
  • A current First Aid certificate as approved by ACECQA, CPR, and approved Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management certificates
  • Working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Frameworks (EYLF) and the National Quality Framework (NQF)
  • Professional level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Established skills in the areas of teamwork, flexibility & self-management

If you are seeking a dynamic, diverse and supported role that will challenge you and support your career development, we invite you to apply.

For more information about Habitat Early Learning, please visit our website or contact HR via [email protected] 

At Habitat Early Learning, we acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and play. Our learning community walks together in the spirit of Reconciliation.


13 February 2023

Habitat Early Learning (Nundah)

79 Bage Street
Nundah QLD 4012