Montessori Preschool Assistant (3-6yrs)

To commence in Term 1, 2024 (p/t permanent)

Established in 1984 and operating out of beautiful premises in Narraweena on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Karuna is a small, nurturing, not-for-profit community Preschool with a maximum enrolment of 30 students across the 3-6 age range. Karuna provides an authentic Montessori educational approach that centres on understanding and meeting the needs of the individual child, instilling a love of learning, and a sense of wonder and developing each child’s confidence and independent learning skills. The school has a large, open classroom and a beautiful, natural outdoor environment with enticing play and discovery equipment and a lovely garden. Karuna operates between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm during school terms.

Karuna Montessori Preschool is seeking a Classroom Assistant for a 3-6 Montessori classroom to commence at the beginning of Term 1, 2024 or as soon as possible.

We are looking for a caring, passionate, and experienced classroom assistant who is keen to become part of a highly dedicated, caring and professional team of educators.

Key attributes for this role include:

  • A suitable Montessori qualification and/or experience working with this age group
  • A warm and caring manner
  • Being passionate about working with young children
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a dedicated team of educators

Other requirements include:

  • A Certificate III or Diploma in Children Services as approved by the Australian Children’s Education and Quality Authority (ACECQA)
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Experience working in an Early Childhood setting
  • Certificate for First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis

If you feel that this is the right position for you:

Please send your resume and cover letter detailing your skills and previous experiences, together with the contact details of two referees to [email protected]

For further information please contact the school on 02 99710654.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

14 March 2024

Karuna Montessori Preschool

48-50 Parr Parade
Narraweena NSW 2099