Hout Bay Montessori is looking for a full time Junior Primary assistant for a 6-month period, from the 1st of July 2019 until December 2019. This individual will handle the education of Culture, Art and Practical Life in the 6-9 environment. The ideal candidate requires the following: • Have a recognized Montessori qualification or working towards one • Have a sound understanding of and passion for the Montessori philosophy • Have a passion for Culture, Art and Advanced Practical Life • Be creative and hard-working • Be confident and pro-active • Be able to work independently, as well as within a team, and under pressure • Be honest and reliable • Be organized, prepared and punctual • Be able to communicate with parents effectively • Be friendly and in touch with the needs of this age group • Be flexible as there may be additional aftercare duties • Have your own reliable transport • Paediatric First Aid Training is essential • Police Clearance Certificate required • Previous experience is not a requirement, but would be beneficial. A one-page cover letter motivating your reasons for wanting to work at Hout Bay Montessori, what you can bring to the role, as well as your understanding of Montessori Philosophy, needs to accompany your application. Salary to be discussed based on experience and qualifications. C.V.’s may be sent to admin@houtbaymontessori.co.za