Job Vacancies

Margaret River Montessori School

Individual Children. Individualised education

Upper Primary Teacher (9-12 years) 2018

An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified teacher to join our vibrant school in Term 3 2018. This is a part-time position for 2 days per week sharing the class with one of our existing Upper Primary Teachers.

Margaret River Montessori School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. 

Our School is situated in beautiful Margaret River, an easy 3 hrs drive from Perth and close to the river, ocean and forest. We have purpose built classrooms, stunning natural wetlands on the property, a highly trained and experienced teaching team and a very supportive parent body.

 Essential criteria:

  • Teaching qualification, and current TRBWA registration.
  • Montessori teaching qualification or willingness to undertake training for a Montessori qualification.
  • Current WWCC (Working With Children Check).
  • Be conversant with the Montessori National Curriculum and the Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline.
  • Demonstrate the National Professional Standards for Teachers.
  • Exceptional IT, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Current certification in First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma.
  • Mandatory Reporting training completed within the last 2 years at date of employment.

 We are looking for someone who …

  • Is a team player and can also demonstrate initiative.
  • Can demonstrate collaboration and flexibility, with friendliness and kindness.
  • Has experience in managing a multi-aged classroom and developing lessons and materials accordingly.
  • Has experience in a Montessori educational environment and detailed knowledge of Montessori philosophy.
  • Can embrace the challenge of thinking outside the box to create an inspiring learning environment.
  • Develops safe, positive and productive learning experiences where all students are encouraged to participate to their greatest potential.
  • Evaluates their teaching practice reflectively. This includes classroom observations by, and in collaboration with, colleagues and parents.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail in regards to curriculum programming, lesson planning, assessment and monitoring of individual student progress, feeding back and reporting effectively on this to students and parents.
  • Is interested in integrating environmental studies & sustainable practices into the curriculum.

Please provide your CV with the names of 2 professional referees and a covering letter addressing all of the above criteria to by 4pm Friday June 8th.

Lisa Fenton
Margaret River Montessori School
PH 61 8 9757 2564