Montessori Assistant

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and passionate AMI or AMS or MWEI (CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (Montessori)) trained Montessori Assistant to join our team at St Catherines’ Montessori. As a Montessori Assistant, you will play a crucial role in assisting the Montessori teacher in creating a nurturing and stimulating environment for our students. You will be responsible for supporting the classroom guide in implementing the Montessori method of education, fostering independence, and promoting the holistic development of each child.


  • Prepare and maintain classroom materials; ensure accessibility.
  • Supervise students for safety during class and outdoor activities.
  • Support Montessori guide in lesson delivery using Montessori methods.
  • Reinforce lessons through individual or small group assistance.
  • Promote self-directed learning and independence in students.
  • Record student progress for individualised learning plans.
  • Safely transport students, adhering to schedules and safety checks.
  • Comply with traffic laws and school transportation regulations.
  • Supervise and assist students during transit.
  • Communicate with students, parents, and staff; maintain transport records.
  • Report vehicle issues and incidents to the Director.


  • Minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care; Montessori training/experience or willingness to train.
  • Preferred experience in Montessori early childhood education.
  • Passion for children's education and Montessori philosophy.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and teamwork skills.
  • Positive, supportive attitude; ability to create a nurturing classroom environment.
  • Commitment to safety and driving regulations.
  • Punctuality, reliability, and independence.
  • Experience in child supervision and transportation.
  • Valid Queensland Driver's Licence.
  • Blue Card or ability to obtain before employment.


Residency near Coorparoo.

Applications to [email protected].

7 December 2023

St Catherines' Montessori

St Catherine's Anglican Ministry
43 MacFarlane Street
Middle Park QLD 4074