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Grade 7 & 8 Teaching Position

Date Posted: 3/7/2019
Last updated: 3/7/2019 1:49:17 PM

The Element High School
425 Marché Way, Unit 201
Ottawa, ON
K1S 5J3

Website:  https://www.elementhighschool.com

Position Summary

The Element High School is seeking a full-time teacher, to cover a maternity leave, with the possibility of extension, for our combined grades seven and eight adolescent program. We are looking for a person who is dedicated, inspirational, able to effectively communicate with students and parents and who feels working with adolescents is their true calling. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching at the middle school level, specializing in math, and science. A passion for the great outdoors and canoe camping experience is an asset.

Start date: Spring 2019

About the School:

The Element is a not-for-profit private school offering an academically rigorous and engaging high school experience in Ottawa, Ontario. When we are ‘in our element,’ we are focused, engaged, we’re internally motivated, strive to do our best, actively seek out those who can help us, and are fulfilled. At the Element we believe that education is more than just the study of academic content, education should be a preparation for life and we strive to immerse our students in authentic learning that incorporates the city as our campus. The Element is a welcoming and dynamic learning community of students and adults committed to sharing in Montessori best practices.

Located in the dynamic Lansdowne Park, The Element serves Grades 7 to 12 students in the Montessori tradition.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach grade 7 and 8 math, science and entrepreneurship
  • Work collaboratively with a co-teacher
  • Attend faculty meetings
  • Facilitate hands-on exploration, student collaboration and problem-solving; integrate Montessori and innovative pedagogical practices into the curriculum
  • Create meaningful partnerships with students, parents and families
  • Assess and provide on-going feedback to students. Report to parents regularly through parent/teacher conferences, report cards and phone calls
  • Maintain accurate and up to date lesson plans and records of student work

Skills and Abilities:

  • Uses student-centred teaching methodologies and other research-based practices;
  • Is energetic, engaging, and creative with a clear love of students and the learning process;
  • Collaborates with fellow teachers to develop integrated curriculum;
  • Integrates educational technology to facilitate student-centred learning;
  • Is a lifelong learner who is committed to continuing professional development and maintain memberships in professional organizations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ontario College of Teachers certification
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Science or related field required; Master’s degree preferred;
  • Three to five years of teaching experience;
  • Proficiency in digital tools for collaborative, student-centred learning.

Experience teaching seventh and eighth grade students, teaching math and science is preferred.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Apply for the position of e1 Teaching Position at The Element High School with resume and covering letter to:

Sarah Wheeler

Director, The Element High School


Non-Discrimination Policy: As a matter of policy and philosophy, The Element High School hiring, admission, and operating procedures are non-discriminatory in terms of race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

Teacher - Junior High / Middle School - Grades 7 & 8 - Ottawa, ON

Junior High / Middle School - Adolescent Head Teacher position beginning September 2019

Date Posted: 2/4/2019
Last updated: 2/4/2019 2:17:05 PM

The Clover School (formerly named Forest Hill Montessori School) is a well-established CCMA accredited Montessori school located in Toronto, Ontario. We are the school with heart. As a school we know that connection, trust and love are the key to a successful learning relationship. The ‘Clover’ symbol represents the four pillars that motivate everything we do at The Clover School:


We encourage openness, curiosity, questioning, exploration and fearless discovery.


We model a lifestyle and environment that values courage, compassion, kindness, patience, tolerance, and understanding; towards each other and the world.


We believe in mindful and healthful living that includes smart nutrition, physical exercise and the development of emotionally strong individuals with healthy self-images and respect for their bodies.


We champion connecting to nature through quiet reflection. We encourage meditation, art, music, dance and walks in the woods.


We are inviting highly enthusiastic and engaging educators who share the same vision, passion for learning, teaching and student growth. We hold our teachers to high standards and actively seek to develop a professionally stimulating and growth-oriented work environment. We look forward to expanding our team of diverse educators who are at the core of our success.

You’re perfect for this role if you have the following in spades:

  • Passion – teaching is your calling, and you do more than just educate, you inspire.
  • Investment – you care about our students and take pride in their achievements and growth. This keeps you motivated to be constantly improving in your profession and wanting to do more.
  • Interpersonal skills – you’re very good with people and are as comfortable hanging out with children as you are talking pedagogy with parents and leaders in education.
  • Team – you’re looking for an opportunity to join a group of talented, caring educators who are changing the face of education.

If that sounds like you, then we can’t wait to hear from you!

This is a full-time, Head Teacher position beginning September 2019. We offer an excellent compensation package, with a salary commensurate with individual experience, paid personal days, and paid vacation time.

Because we’re educators ourselves, we strive to foster a supportive work environment in which teachers have the freedom to innovate in the classroom and aren’t limited by standard curriculums. We work hard to be on the cutting edge, so you’ll also be working with like-minded professionals who are leaders in Montessori education. We believe in a “whole child” approach to education, so you’ll have every tool you need to ensure your students reach their highest potential.


  • AMI or MACTE certification necessary (level specific)

Your Application

If you are the gem we’ve been looking for, we invite you to send your resume and a cover letter outlining why you want to work for The Clover School and contribute positively to the lives of children. We will review applications as they are received, but we will only contact successful candidates.

Erika Lacey, Principal


Teacher - Junior High / Middle School - Grades 7 & 8 - Toronto - North York & Central Toronto Area


Date Posted: 1/22/2019
Last updated: 1/22/2019 12:18:09 PM

Forest Hill Montessori School (now called The Clover School)

3180 Bathurst Street
Toronto ON
M6A 2A9

Phone: 416-781-4449
Web: http://www.foresthillmontessorischool.com

Positions:  Head Teachers - All levels TODDLER, CASA, LOWER ELEMENTARY, UPPER ELEMENTARY, and ADOLESCENT - September 2019

Forest Hill Montessori School is a well-established accredited Montessori school located in Toronto, Ontario. We are seeking a full-time experienced, head teachers in all levels TODDLER, CASA, LOWER ELEMENTARY, UPPER ELEMENTARY, and ADOLESCENT for September 2019. Our programs empower students to grow in independence and resilience, thrive academically through the preschool years, and blossom in self-confidence.

The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a Montessori Teaching Diploma (AMI or MACTE accredited)
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Have a creative, positive and warm approach to guiding children
  • Have proven strong classroom management, organization and planning skills
  • Previous and successful teaching experience is essential
  • Be adaptable and able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Current criminal reference check & vulnerable sector screening
  • Current First Aid & CPR certificate and updated immunization record

Forest Hill Montessori School (The Clover School) believes strongly in on-going professional development, offers competitive wages and an attractive benefits package.

Please email your resume to:

Erika Lacey, Principal


Teacher - Junior High / Middle School - Grades 7 & 8 - Toronto - North York & Central Toronto Area

ADOLESCENT GUIDE - Start Date: November 2018

Date Posted: 7/11/2018
Last updated: 7/11/2018 12:09:23 PM

Duration: November 2018 - November 2019

Kawartha Montessori School - Adolescent Guide

Kawartha Montessori School is a well-established, accredited Montessori school in the beautiful
Peterborough area and we are seeking an Adolescent Guide for our Grade 7/8 class (Middle
School). Our Middle School program has a rigorous academic component along with a diversified
co-curricular component. Students work in a collaborative environment where accountability and
critical thinking are fostered and guided. This unique program is both empowering and challenging
for students and staff!

This position is to cover a maternity leave and is to commence near the end of November 2018. The
ideal candidate has a solid grounding in adolescent education, experiential learning, Montessori
philosophy, and holds a Bachelor of Education degree (ideally intermediate level).
Strong preference for a teacher with classroom and field experience with grades 7 and 8.
Candidates must hold at least one of the following certifications: NLS, WFR, Wilderness first aid, or
ORCKA Canoe or Kayak. Candidates with Montessori training and experience at other levels plus
experience with adolescents, are invited to apply as well.

We are the only CCMA accredited Montessori school in the region. We are proud of our supportive
staff and parent community, and our unique learning environment for children 2.5 to 14 years of age.
We encourage the candidate to check out our website and learn more about the Montessori
adolescent curriculum before applying. www.kawarthamontessori.com . Further details about the role
and responsibilities can be learned through contacting the principal.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the principal, Ugette Vanderpost at:
uvanderpost@kawarthamontessori.com to apply for this role.

Ugette Vanderpost
Kawartha Montessori School
2247 Burnham Line, Otonabee South Monaghan Township
K9J 6X7
(705) 748-5437
Web:  www.kawarthamontessori.com


Teacher - Junior High / Middle School - Grades 7 & 8 - Peterborough, ON

ADOLESCENT GUIDE - Start Date: August 2018

Date Posted: 3/18/2018
Last updated: 3/18/2018 2:23:13 PM

A well-established Montessori community school in Toronto is seeking an Adolescent Guide for a small Grade 7/8 class (12 children for 2018-19).  The ideal candidate has a solid grounding in Montessori philosophy, and holds a Montessori Diploma from a MACTE/AMI Accredited Training Center.

Strong preference for an experienced guide with Adolescent Training (12-18). Candidates with Montessori training and experience at other levels, plus experience with adolescents, are invited to apply as well.

The ​selected ​candidate would have lots of support, plenty of freedom, and, if needed, would be sponsored for 12-18 training.

We are CCMA accredited, are proud of our low teacher turn-over, and offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to rimonmontessori@gmail.com to apply for this rare opportunity.

Teacher - Junior High / Middle School - Grades 7 & 8 - Toronto, ON

IB Middle School Designation Teacher - September 2018

Date Posted: 3/14/2018
Last updated: 3/14/2018 11:16:16 AM

Peel Montessori School

964 Meadow Wood Road, Mississauga, Ontario

Peel Montessori is a well-established private school in the lovely Lorne Park/Clarkson community bordering Oakville.  We are looking for career-minded candidates to join our dynamic, family-friendly school.  Our school provides a professional, warm atmosphere for students, teachers, and parents. If you are a patient, dedicated teacher with a positive, joyful disposition who can provide a respectful and nurturing environment for children of all ages, you are welcome to apply. 

Positions: (Required for September 2018)

1.   Elementary Directress AMI certification, 2 years experience. OCT asset

2.   Casa Directress - AMI certification, 2 years experience, RECE or OCT an asset

3.  Toddler Assistant

4.  IB Middle School Designation, Oct an asset

We are proud of our long-standing AMI staff who retired after providing 18 years of professional service.

Personal Quality Overview:

Although the responsibilities will vary depending on the position, the following overview are consistent with all positions.

-        A keen observer of the needs and interests of the children

-        Provide a professional, but warm presence and enthusiasm

-        You are a team player who promotes and supports the overall goals, vision, and policies and procedures of the school.

-        Is flexible and dependable in regards to the needs of the children and requirements of the school.

-        Communicates with gentleness to the children and in a professional, positive manner to parents, students, co-teachers.

-        Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language

-        Is a self-starter, organized, and conducts all responsibilities with dedication, trust, and pride

-        Understanding of the importance of maintaining the integrity and scope of the programme

-        Participates in all school events

-        Mandarin an asset. 

-        Self-motivated and ability to carry on required responsibilities with the highest of standards

-        Creates a loving and joyful learning environment

Position Requirements Overview:

– AMI Certification

– Bachelor’s degree asset (OCT) or RECE (Casa)

– Two to Three years teaching experience and willingness to be in-house guided

-        Current Vulnerable Sector Screening clearance

-        Standard First Aid and CPR (for children 18 months to Grade 6)

-        WHMIS

Salary & Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with years of experience and education. Professional references are required.

To Apply:

email:  info@peelmontessori.com


Include a cover letter with your salary expectations.

We thank all applicants in advance, but due to volume only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying.

Teacher - Junior High / Middle School - Grades 7 & 8 - Mississauga, ON

Toddler, Casa, Elementary and Adolescent Guides

Date Posted: 2/15/2018
Last updated: 2/15/2018 11:37:16 AM

Mildenhall Montessori Schools is seeking  extraordinary Toddler, Casa, Elementary and Adolescent Guides to be part of our future expansion for our 3 Schools, Taddle Creek Montessori School, High Park Gardens Montessori School and Mildenhall Montessori School.

Thel Schools are accredited by the Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators and are listed with the Ontario Ministry of Education as  independent schools. We currently provide an authentic Montessori education for children aged 18 months to 15  year olds.  We also provide an enriched experience in French, music, art and sports, and offer March break and summer programming. More information is available on our website at mildenhallmontessori.com.

We are seeking  individuals who have a Bachelor’s degree as well as well as  certification from a recognized, AMI or MACTE accredited Montessori training institute in addition to a sound understanding of the Montessori philosophy and methodology.

This positions will require good organizational and team work skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to communicate positively and openly with parents.

Mildenhall Montessori Schools offers a positive work environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Please respond by email to the Head of School, Dr. Anne Smith, at anne@mildenhallmontessori.com enclosing a current curriculum vitae and a one page statement as to your suitability for the position.

Teacher - Junior High / Middle School - Grades 7 & 8 - Toronto, ON

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