Job Alert: Montessori Directress/Director €30-€34k/year
Eden Montessori School is looking to grow our team! We are seeking someone who is passionate about early years education.
Eden Montessori School provides Full and Part time care for children from 2.8 years of age and afterschool care . We are a high quality, fully equipped Montessori School based in Terenure. We are dedicated to assist children’s development in both the indoor and large outdoor environment through Montessori’s practice and principles.
Job title: Montessori Directress/Director
Eden Montessori School is currently recruiting a full time Directress/Director join our team. This role is perfect for an experienced teacher who wishes to support and guide children through their early years whilst being a valuable member of our team. The teacher will be with Montessori children in the morning and Afterschool children in the afternoon
Start date: March 1st
There is some flexibility on the starting date
Duties and responsibilities of role:
Ensuring the individual needs of children are met
An in-depth understanding of the developmental needs of children
An up to date working knowledge of the latest developments in the early years sector
A passionate commitment to the provision of the highest standards of Montessori education and care.
Assess and plan for children’s learning based on their interests and needs
Ability to work and connect with all age groups
Excellent communication skills in order to document learning and maintain all relevant records.
Awareness of early years regulations, relevant legislation and policies
Adhering to company policies, procedures and operational practices at all times
Excellent proven leadership, interpersonal skills, communication and organization skills
Ensuring positive working relationships are developed and maintained with children, parents and team members
Information on the role:
8am- 5pm/ 9am-6pm rota
Full school closure for two weeks at Christmas and a week in Easter
Annual additional day off in lieu of training
1 years experience working in Early Years
At least one year experience within a Montessori Environment
Working alongside another teacher.
Potential to work in our small Afterschool in the afternoons.
Lots of free courses available to all staff to continue their professional development.
Monthly staff lunches
Staff appreciation nights out
Confident using Montessori’s practices and principals
Minimum qualification at Level 6 in Early years Education with knowledge of Montessori (A.M.I or St. Nicholas training a bonus)
Excellent Communication skills with fluency in both spoken and written English
Certificate in First Aid and Child Protection Training would be an advantage but not necessary. All staff training will be provided for.
Knowledge of Síolta, Aistear and the Early Years (Pre-school services) Regulations is essential.
Experience in a Montessori classroom
Ability to form strong, warm and friendly relationships with children, parents and fellow team members .
To work as part of a team.
Excellent classroom management skills.
Please send your Cover Letter and C.V to Gillian
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: €28,000-34,000 per year
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Expected start date: 1/3/2022