Montessori Educators

Full time

$30 – $35 per hour

Position Overview: We are seeking fulltime passionate and dedicated qualified Educators to join our team and positive work culture. Montessori experience is highly desirable or the desire to train is essential. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of Montessori principles and practices, as well as a genuine enthusiasm for working with young children and supporting the team around them.

Our Benefits:

We know work life balance is important to everyone and at The Pocket we are incredibly proud to offer the following benefits to our team of educators:

  • Well Above Award Wages & Generous Payrates - 3-6% above award rate for Educators & Lead Educators
  • Bonuses for Referrals
  • Childcare Discounts
  • Generous Staff Recognition - for your hard work through initiatives including, birthday, anniversary & Christmas gifts, weekly casual dress day, lunch options,, monthly staff meal, staff celebrations and an end of year Christmas party.
  • Supportive Team - You will be supported by a strong leadership team and educators who work collaboratively to provide a positive work environment.
  • Paid First Aid & Child Safety Courses - All CPR, full First Aid, and Child Safety Protection courses and certificates are paid for.
  • Purpose-Built Environments - including outdoor learning environment with adventure play opportunities.
  • Ongoing professional development - Montessori PD opportunities through mentoring, peer support and traineeships/ apprenticeships with ACECQA approved Certificate 3 and Diploma Qualifications.
  • Free Employee Assistance Program - to ensure you and your family are supported through your work and personal life
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Positive work culture

Role Responsibilities:

  • Implementing Montessori curriculum and pedagogy tailored to the developmental needs of children.
  • Creating a safe, supportive, and enriching learning environment that encourages independence and exploration.
  • Observing and assessing children’s progress and development, and maintaining accurate records.
  • Collaborating with colleagues and parents to support the holistic growth of each child.
  • Participating in professional development opportunities to enhance teaching skills and stay updated on best practices in early childhood education.

About You:

  • Cert III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education/Teaching (or ACECQA equivalent)
  • Montessori training or certification preferred and highly desirable.
  • Current Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
  • Available to work Monday to Friday (Full-time)
  • Passionate about implementing Montessori early learning approach
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team environment
  • Strong understanding of the importance of family communications

About Us:

The Pocket Early Education and Care centre located in St Lucia.

Nestled within the pocket of St Lucia we provide environments rich in exploration and comfort for each child by offering a place of support, curiosity, diversity and fun. Opened in July 2020, The Pocket centre caters for 148 children from 6 weeks to school age.

For more information about our centre, view our website;

How to Apply: If you are passionate about Montessori education and dedicated to providing high-quality care for young children, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience. Or alternative email directly to [email protected]

4 April 2024

The Pocket Early Education and Care

84 Boomerang Road
St Lucia QLD 4067