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Assistant Teacher

We are looking for Assistant Teachers to join our happy, friendly, enthusiastic and dynamic team in Nicosia & Larnaca.


Do you enjoy working with young children? Do you have experience assisting in classrooms, nannying, or substitute teaching? Little Gems Montessori is seeking caring Assistant Teachers to work in our mixed-age Montessori classrooms!

  • Prior Montessori experience is beneficial, but NOT required

  • Immediate start, or September 2021

  • The applicant must be fluent in English

  • Greek language skills are seen as an advantage


In this full-time role, you’ll be teaming with our Montessori trained lead teachers to support our children, ages 2-6, in the unique Montessori environment. Your role will be to foster independence, helping children do everything from using the bathroom to cutting fruits and vegetables independently.

You will:​

  • Observe children to determine where you can help them to grow

  • Help maintain the Montessori “Prepared Environment”

  • Guide children into activities while the Montessori Lead delivers individual curriculums

  • Communicate your understandings to your teaching team

  • Never have a dull moment! :)



Little Gems Montessori started in 2007 with one child in one classroom. Today there are two campuses in two cities with over 90 families enrolled. We are an extremely progressive school and seek practitioners who have vision and a drive for teaching the early years. We maintain both a growth and a change mindset when it comes to the early years education, and aim to deliver it in its most dynamic and inclusive form. Little Gems Montessori is a teaching environment for all ages, and our staff benefit from many opportunities to develop professionally, as well a competitive salary and follow the school calendar. 


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A joyful disposition and love of working with children

  • Ability to interact with parents and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, confident manner

  • Willingness to learn: Growth Mindset

  • Willingness to role model: Change Mindset

  • Flexible

  • Higher Education and above

  • European citizen

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