Early Childhood Teacher

Building Futures Montessori is South East Queensland’s leading Montessori childcare provider with locations in Forest Lake, Wavell Heights and Blackstone. We currently employ over 120 staff and are expanding in centre size, into new locations, and into affiliated businesses including Family Day Care and our “Your Child's Day” app (https://yourchildsday.com/).

We are looking for a dedicated Early Childhood Teacher to join the dynamic and dedicated team of Educators working within our beautiful Montessori environment at our Blackstone (Ipswich) centre. This fabulous centre set in a peaceful rural location was rated as Exceeding the National Quality Standards during 2023. (https://buildingfutures.com.au/blackstone/).

Flexible “kindy” hours available. Take your career in a new direction today!

Benefits Include:

  • Flexible rostering - option of full time/part time including “kindy” hours if preferred (6 hr per day minimum).
  • Additional 2 weeks per year Annual Leave entitlements.
  • 5% Kindy bonus paid per quarter.
  • Generous classroom resource budget and choice of personal IT device.
  • Generous personal professional development budget.
  • Up to 95% employee discount for childcare for immediate family members.
  • Annual bonus for Montessori-qualified staff.
  • Funded training in the Montessori Method with Building Futures Education (https://bfe.edu.au/).
  • Annual $1,000 gift card draws for Diploma qualified Montessori Educators.
  • Annual staff conference, staff training plans and professional development courses to support lifelong learning.
  • Wellness support with access to Employee Assistance Programme.

About The Role:

We are seeking Bachelor qualified (or equivalent) Early Childhood Teachers (ECT) to join our team on a part time or full-time basis.

If you have experience in a Montessori environment or are looking to expand your knowledge and practice, then this is the opportunity for you. Watch the children flourish as you develop your skills in intentional teaching, implementing the Montessori philosophy, guiding the programme and practice, and creating a child-focused environment.

About Us:

Our success is driven by best-practice child-care and the adoption of the Montessori methodology by our highly-trained and enthusiastic team. All our educators are Montessori qualified or working towards a Montessori qualification.

With more than 15% of employees having served with this family-owned company for more than 10 years, you aren’t just gaining a job, but an opportunity for professional growth within a stable and supportive environment.

Selection Criteria:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (or ACECQA assessed equivalent)
  • Working knowledge of National Quality Framework (NQF), Queensland Kindergarten Guidelines (QKLG) and The Early Years Learning Framework (EYF).
  • Montessori experience is preferred, however there is opportunity to complete your company sponsored Montessori Diploma (0-6) through our associated training college, Building Futures Education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and learning.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Current Blue Card or Exemption Card. Restricted persons need not apply.
  • Registration with Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) or willing to obtain.
  • Hold First Aid HLTAID012 & CPR or be willing to obtain.

Apply today or email [email protected] for more information.

27 February 2024

Building Futures Montessori - Blackstone

3a Hill Street
Blackstone, Ipswich QLD 4304