Teaching Assistant Cycle 2 (6-9 years)

This is an opportunity for a talented individual to join our team as a Teaching Assistant in a lower primary.  You will already have experience in a similar role, or the role would be an excellent opportunity for a new teacher. Alignment with Montessori principles and our school values is important.

About Us

Montessori East is an established school for children between the ages of 3 and 12 conveniently located in the heart of Sydney's eastern suburbs (Bondi).  We also offer a parent and child program from children aged 0-3 years.  We fully embrace the well-proven principles and methodology of Montessori education using standards congruent with AMI.

We have a dynamic team of outstanding highly experienced educators.  The school has ambitious growth and development plans to establish a broader scope of service to the community.  Our school enjoys a wonderfully supportive parent community providing an ideal education environment for our staff and students.  

Visit our website to learn more about our school.

We are looking for a person with:

Your role would be to support the classroom teacher in our Cycle 2 classroom of children aged 6-9 years and you will also play an active role in the school community.   Duties will include providing assistance to individual students to access and engage with classroom activities and routines.  

The ideal candidate will;

  • Ideally have relevant experience in a similar role or that can be applied
  • Well organised and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment
  • A curious nature and caring heart
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate flexibility and initiative
  • Have strong administrative skills, IT proficiency and attention to detail
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check
  • Montessori training would be highly regarded or willingness to undertake training.

You will have a Child Protection Certificate (CHCPRT001) and a valid first-aid qualification, or be willing to obtain these qualifications supported by the school.

How to apply:

Application must be submitted via email and should include the following information in PDF format:

Cover letter

Resume which includes details of qualifications, relevant experience and the names and contact details of three referees.

Email your application to [email protected]


4 December 2023

Montessori East

8 Wellington Street
Bondi NSW 2026