Forestville Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to appoint fully qualified staff to each vacant position.

The School employs staff in three fields – Teachers, Assistants (full-time and part-time) and a range of Support staff.

Current Vacancies

Teaching and Assistant vacancies are usually advertised on the Montessori Australia Foundation job openings webpage and online recruitment agencies.

We always seek applicants from interested parties for future roles.

Available Positions

Head of Birth to 6 Community at FMS

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Applying for a teaching position at Forestville Montessori School

Supply the following information in your application:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • University transcript
  • AMI or other Montessori qualification
  • A statement of your own educational philosophy
  • Names and contact details of three confidential referees.

We look forward to receiving your application and will acknowledge its receipt as soon as the application is received. The process will vary for different positions and you will be informed what to expect and what steps to take to continue your application.
All applications are subject to the Forestville Montessori School Privacy Policy.
Forestville Montessori School prefer applications to be submitted via email to:
If an email submission is not possible, please address your submission to:

Deputy Principal
Forestville Montessori School
1 Angel Place
Forestville NSW
Australia 2087

Working With Children Check

You will need a Working With Children application number and proof of identity to apply for a role at Forestville Montessori School.

To obtain a Working With Children Check application number, fill in the online application form at the Office of the Children’s Gaurdian.

If you cannot access the online system, call the customer service line on (02) 9286 7219 and a Customer Support Officer will complete the form for you.

When you have completed the application, you will receive an application number and will be required to verify yourself. You can verify your identity at a
Service NSW Centre.

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Birth – 3 Years


3 – 6 Years

Lower Primary

6 – 9 Years

Upper Primary

9 – 12 Years

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