Head of Birth to 6 Community, New South Wales

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Forestville Montessori SchoolNew South Wales

Date posted:
Start date: April 29th 2019 or by negotiation
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed- competitive for the right candidate
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Birth to 6 Community

Head of Birth to 6 Community: Forestville Montessori School, Sydney
Australia is seeking an exceptional leader who is inspired by a unique
opportunity to establish an authentic All-Day Montessori program.

You will share our vision to see every child Thriving Beyond. Your passion
for the Montessori philosophy and knowledge of the developmental needs
of young children will be held in high esteem. You will have the drive to
take an already successful program to a whole new level as a strategic
thinker who values the marrying of tradition with innovation.

As the Head of Birth to 6 Community you will report directly to the Principal
and join the management team. Together the team assumes
responsibility in providing leadership to staff to implement our strategic
plan, Beyond Today. This is our commitment to identifying opportunities
that ensure we are dynamic and responsive to the ever-changing world
we live in.

Children will know you to be unconditional in your support for their needs,
warm in your interactions, flexible in your approach and all-embracing in
nurturing their individuality in deep and meaningful ways as they develop
their understanding of the world.

Parents will reach out to you for guidance knowing that you have their
child’s best interest at heart. They will collaborate with you to connect
and grow our community partnerships.

You will seek opportunities for your own professional growth and view
challenges as opportunities whilst making contributions to the wider
community. You will be energised by working in a collaborative
environment and contributing to a whole school approach. You will
effortlessly balance leadership with the day to day teaching. Sounds like
opportunity you’re seeking? If so, we can’t wait to hear from you.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Montessori credential - AMI, AMS or MI, Birth-3 & or 3-6 Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Teaching experience in a Montessori environment
  • A valid working Visa / right to work in Australia is preferred

Application Procedure:

Send your CV, a one-page response to the School’s Strategic Plan,
Beyond Today and a letter to application (no later than 28th February) to


The search is on-going; a member of the search committee will follow-up
will all applicants, as soon as possible.

Salary and compensation are competitive, commensurate with education
and experience.

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More about Forestville Montessori School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: PO Box 55, Forestville, New South Wales, NSW 2087, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 9452 2044

Forestville Montessori School is an independent, mainstream, co-educational school in Forestville, New South Wales. 

Established in 1981, Forestville Montessori caters for children aged between three months and 12 years. Montessori education is ...