Part Time Early Learning Assistant - Montessori

Job Title: Part Time Early Learning Assistant - Montessori
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$55000 - AU$58000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TRD-2024-743_1718864211
Contact Name: Rebecca McArthur
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 20, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Part Time - Qualified Early Childhood Educator

Salary field: $55000 - $58000 (pro-rata for part-time) plus super

Job Summary:

We have a vacancy a for Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Educator to work in a Montessori aligned Early Childhood centre in Caulfield. This role will commence as Permanent Part-time but could lead to Full Time.

· Part time role to start - 8.30am - 1pm 5 days a week

· Interview tips and preparation provided

· School holidays off and paid

Part Time Qualified Early Childhood Educator


$55000-58000 (pro-rata for part-time) plus 11% super


· Work with an organisation who is relentless in securing quality opportunities

· No joining fees

· Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance

· Interview tips and preparation provided

· Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis.

About the Role:

We are recruiting for a dynamic Montessori Educator to work as an Educational Assistant in an Early Learning centre in Caulfield. The candidate must align with the philosophy and principles of Montessori Leaning and consistently adhere to Child Safe Standards consistently.

Key duties:

· Support the creation and maintenance of an inclusive, safe, healthy and effective learning environment for all children and colleagues.

· Maintain open communication, undertake additional duties as needed, and provide excellent service to internal and external users of the service.

· Collaborate with team members to ultimately drive best practice and student engagement and development

· Reflect on practice techniques, maintain inclusive environments, and establish effective partnerships with families and the community.

· Keep confidential records, respond to inquiries, and promote the centre professionally.

· Actively participate in the integrated team, ensuring compliance with policies, Child Safe Standards, and the Australian Early Childhood Association Code of Ethics.

Skills & Experience:

  • Cert III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education or equivalent in accordance with the Educational and Care Services National Regulations (2011)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS).
  • Current Working with Children check, First-Aid Certificate, emergency Asthma management and Anaphylaxis training
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Passion, enthusiasm and a strong commitment to high-quality care
  • Demonstrated ability to co-operatively contribute to and support a team environment and to work flexibly, both within rooms and according to the needs of the Centre.
  • A thorough knowledge of children's development and ability to observe, plan, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate children's programs.

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Victoria region. We have a strong reputation of providing high calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping to pursue a rewarding career. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

Alternatively, email your resume to
For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Early Learning Team on 03 9110 0090

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