Childcare | Cert III or Diploma Room Leader | Gungahlin | Full-Time

Montessori Academy is seeking experienced Room Leaders to join our brand new campus in Gungahlin,, ACT.

  • Montessori training provided
  • Staff discounts and other benefits
  • Opportunities for career progression
The Company 

Established in 2000, Montessori Academy is Australia's leading and largest provider of Montessori early childhood education for children under the age of six. Our vision is to provide our students with an early learning experience that prepares them, not only for school, but for life. With more than 20 campuses across Sydney, and many more in development, Montessori Academy provides excellent career development options, fantastic training and development programs, and a real opportunity to learn and grow. For us, excellence in education is a journey, and we're with you every step of the way. For more information see:

The Role 

The role requires an experienced and qualified Educator to lead a team of Educators to ensure they are working in accordance to policy and procedures. This role is highly dynamic and creative, giving the right candidate the opportunity to deliver a truly inspiring Montessori early learning experience.
  • Responsible for the guidance, support and general supervision of staff, students and volunteers in the room
  • To develop the Children's Program (reflecting Early Years Learning Framework guidelines). 
  • In compliance with the OH&S Policy, ensure a safe environment is maintained for staff and children, with particular attention to children with anaphylaxis, allergies, asthma etc.
  • To ensure that accurate records are kept in regards to accident, incident, injury, illness and medication
  • To liaise with families in regards to the day to day happenings.
  • To maintain observations and records of individual children's progress, particularly those identified through staff observation.

Essential criteria
  • Cert III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (or ACECQA equivalent)
  • Experience working as a Room Leader in an early childhood setting
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain one 
  • Excellent understanding and working knowledge of the National Quality Framework, which includes: National Regulations, National Quality Standards (NQS), and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team environment  
  • Strong understanding of the importance of family communications 
  • Strong understanding of the Montessori Philosophy  
  • Well versed with Montessori learning materials, the curriculum areas, and progression
  • Passionate about implementing Montessori early learning programs 
  • Commitment to the holistic development of their class

Think you have what it takes to join the Montessori Academy Team? We'd love to hear from you! 

To apply now please click through to our application. Alternatively, contact Human Resources at