Montessori Teacher

Job Responsibilities

Children’s Learning & Development

  • Prepare lesson plans with clear objectives and learning outcomes according to the Montessori philosophy that will engage children and to meet varying needs of children.
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment.
  • Develop and shape children’s character and moral values.

Custodial Care

  • Ensure children are supervised at all times.
  • Teach proper eating habits and personal hygiene.
  • Implement positive discipline if the needs arise.
  • Attend to children’s basic needs by feeding them, showering, dressing them and changing their diapers.

Class Management

  • Establish and implement rules for behaviour and procedure for maintaining order.
  • Develop a classroom management system to ensure class runs smoothly.
  • Implement positive discipline if the needs arise.
  • Oversee children’s interaction with each other. Implement positive discipline if the needs arise.


  • Observe and evaluate children’s performance, behaviour, social development and physical health and make note of progress.
  • Conduct assessment of children’s abilities and progress.
  • Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental or health-related problems and discuss them with supervisor, parents/guardians for follow-up.
  • Prepare reports and portfolios on children.
  • Manage class parents’ portal.


  • Ensure classroom, equipment and facilities are clean, well-maintained, safe and secure at all times.
  • Design and decorate classroom to ensure that it is current and maintained it according to the guidelines of the centre.
  • Organise and label materials, and display children’s work in a manner appropriate for their age and perception.
  • Perform basic cleaning duties such as disinfecting toys and equipment or cleaning up areas after mealtimes or snacks.
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures.
  • Render first aid when necessary.


  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children can understand.
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and conduct parent-teacher conference.Address parent questions and concerns.
  • Contribute articles to the Centre’s newsletter for parents.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Diploma in Montessori Teaching.
  • DECCE-T, ACEY or FCECCE will be an added advantage.
  • At least 2 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.​
  • Patience, flexibility and love for children.
  • Part-time and Full-Time position(s) available.
  • No S-Pass Quota available.

To apply, send your resume to or call HR Department at 6755 0038/39 for more information.

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We create an environment designed to nurture the important attributes in your child – resilience, confidence, compassion, social integration, discipline – that will benefit them for life. We do this through the activities your child experiences with us, including art and craft, speech and drama, and the various outdoor and indoor activities we plan.


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