Primary Teacher

Exciting New Opportunity - Primary School Teacher

The Principal of Inner Sydney Montessori School (ISMS) invites applications for the position of Primary Teacher, from Montessori trained teachers throughout the Australian and international school communities.

This is an opportunity for an educator who has a passion for child-focused, kinaesthetic and project-based learning.

We are in the privileged position of being able to sponsor international candidates.

About Us

Well located in the vibrant suburbs of Balmain and Lilyfield in Sydney, ISMS has an enviable, small school reputation whilst being one of the largest Montessori schools in Australia. ISMS is a friendly and dynamic pre and primary school with students at the heart of everything they do. The staff create nurturing classrooms where each child develops a healthy self-concept, positive values, strong skills, a deep academic understanding and a curiosity and appreciation of nature and the world around them.

Recognised as one of Australia’s leading Montessori registered schools, this child focused pre and primary school is at enrolment capacity with around 300 students between the ages of 3-12. In addition, around 100 students are enrolled per term in the Infant Community Program for 0-3 year olds.

About You

The successful candidate will be a passionate educator with an embedded understanding and appreciation of the Montessori philosophy. You will have a reputable Montessori Diploma and hold a relevant teaching qualification (you will also be required to attain NSW accreditation).

You will demonstrate:

  • A passion for Montessori and a strong desire to work within a collaborative, authentic Montessori environment;
  • The ability to promote a positive and supportive ethos for pupils where all are valued, encouraged and challenged to achieve the best they can;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 

ISMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to satisfactory references, police clearances and a Working with Children Check.

How to Apply

We are very proud of our School and actively encourage visits to meet our wonderful children and team.

Please telephone the School Office to make an appointment.

We also invite you to gain an understanding of our School from our website

To register your interest and obtain further information please email Principal, Zoe Ezzard, at [email protected] to arrange a confidential discussion.

Direct applications may be submitted, including a cover letter and CV, to [email protected]

Salary is determined in accordance with the Independent Schools NSW/ACT Standards Model (Teachers) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017 and range from $77,000 to $96,800.

Search and Selection Timing

We are considering and contacting suitable applicants immediately on receipt, so we encourage early application. 

The Principal will be initially conducting Skype interviews and face to face interviews as relevant.


17 February 2019

Inner Sydney Montessori School

44 Smith Street
Balmain NSW 2041