Montessori Cycle 3 (6-12) Guide

Montessori International College is seeking a talented and inspirational Montessori 6-12 Guide. 

The ideal candidate is an effective classroom practitioner able to work as a part of a teaching team to design and deliver meaningful learning experiences supporting students and colleagues in reaching beyond the ordinary.  You are at ease using creative, collaborative, and transdisciplinary approaches to improve learning experiences and student outcomes.

What MIC offers you...

MIC offers you the opportunity to work with passionate, like-minded colleagues as well as being part of a learning community that is committed to influencing the future of education. Teachers enjoy the benefits of learning environments which encourage flexibility. This design enables teachers to apply new and effective learning approaches more easily. Professional development is strongly supported.

Our 22-hectare land-lab and natural bushland setting provides unique and limitless possibilities for teachers to co-design cross disciplinary projects, not only with teachers but with artists and scientists. Engaging students’ learning in creative and meaningful ways.

Located in the beautiful Sunshine Coast hinterland in Queensland, just 10 minutes from some of Australia’s best beaches, we also offer an attractive remuneration package and flexible working arrangements.

If you love your vocation and see this as an exciting opportunity … apply today!

About the College

MIC opened operations on the Forest Glen site in January 2015. Since opening the school has experienced unprecedented interest from families seeking enrolment for their children. Interest in our vision for a Learning Village is also increasing globally.

MIC is committed to creating a learning and innovating ecosystem where shared value and real-life connections enrich and broaden learning and where the exchange of knowledge can happen, and new knowledge emerges. Our new school setting is grounded in the richness of human experience and adds value to the local and global community. MIC caters for children from 3 to 18 years of age. For more information visit

Key Responsibilities

  • Support learning outcomes for students aged 9-12 years through well-designed Montessori curriculum and effective teaching pedagogy and practice.
  • Provide inspiring learning experiences together with consistent and meaningful student feedback.
  • Establish supportive and trusting relationships with students and parents, which ultimately support student performance and wellbeing.
  • Develop and manage the resources required to facilitate and support student learning within your learning environment.
  • Communicate and interact with all members of the school community and the broader community with sincerity and humility.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to create and deliver an exemplary learning program. 

Essential Criteria

  • Current full QCT registration, or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration as a teacher in Queensland.

Desirable Criteria

  • Montessori 6-12 Diploma

To Apply

Interested applicants must complete the College's 'Application for Employment', available through the Employment page on the College Website at

Your Application Submission should include:

The College's Application for Employment

A cover letter that addresses your suitability to the role

A resume detailing your qualifications and experience.

Contact details of three professional referees

Applications for this position should be forwarded via email to [email protected] with the Subject heading: Cycle 3 Guide Application

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to organise interviews.

Applications for this position will close at 5pm, Friday 12 January, 2024.

Further Information

All inquiries related to this position should be directed to Rael Matthews (07) 5442 3807 or via [email protected] stating 'Query - Cycle 3 Guide Application' in the subject line of the email.

Thank you for taking the time to prepare and submit your application.  We look forward to reading it.

7 December 2023

Montessori International College

880-932 Maroochydore Road
Forest Glen QLD 4556