Drumnigh is Hiring (Maternity Cover)!

Drumnigh is looking for a Lead Directress/Director from January 2019. This is a maternity cover position with potential for a longer term contract. The role is term time only and the hours are 8.30-14.30.

Drumnigh Montessori is an AMI accredited Montessori primary school located in North Dublin. We were established in 1962 to cater for children from ages 3-12. We operate two 3-6 classrooms and 1 6+ classroom. We are looking for a lead Montessori Guide to work in the 3-6 class from next January.

The interviews will take place on a Saturday morning late November. Applications must be in by 5pm Friday November 16th.

Role and Responsibility

Establish the morning  (3 hour work cycle) and extended day work period and make presentations as needed

Organise and maintain the prepared environment true to the Montessori philosophy, paying particular attention to the needs of the children

Plan, prepare and maintain all units of study – including Montessori materials, thematic units, library books, etc.

Carefully observe and keep daily records on each child’s individual progression through the classroom.

Manage and mentor two classroom assistants.

Liaise with parents including two parent teacher meetings and one parental observation throughout the year. Participate in events such as our parent evening and family days.

A more detailed role description is available on request.

The Role Requirements

Level 7 or higher Montessori qualification from St Nicholas, AMI or equivalent

Knowledge of the Síolta and Aistear National Frameworks

3 years post graduate experience in the classroom

Excellent English, written and spoken


Applications should be made to the Chairperson Jane Randell at




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