Casa Teacher – Start Date: August 26, 2024

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Peterborough, ON
Posted 2 months ago

Kawartha Montessori School

Who We Are:
Kawartha Montessori School (KMS) is the only CCMA accredited Montessori school
within the beautiful Kawartha area. Our campus is located on 10 acres directly beside
Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park and we have been in operation for over 40 years. We
have a dynamic team of dedicated staff, an engaged parent community, and a
committed volunteer Board of Directors. We offer an unparalleled learning environment
for children from 2½ years to Grade 8, and provide an authentic Montessori education
that emphasizes the whole child within an environment that inspires the pursuit of
academic excellence and the development of socially responsible citizens. We nurture
independence, self-esteem, and empathy. We inspire curiosity and love of learning, and
enrich an individual’s knowledge, skills and work by challenging each child to reach their
potential. We create an inclusive community that celebrates diversity and respect.

Your Role at KMS:
We wish to recruit a trained, passionate, and committed Casa Teacher to fill a full-time
role beginning August 26, 2024. As a key member of our school, you will collaborate
with experienced KMS teachers to deliver a vibrant educational program grounded in
Casa Montessori pedagogy. You will nurture the overall well-being of students, ages 2.5
to 6 years. You will teach, guide, and assess students and maintain excellent
communication with both the staff team and parents. You will help to design and
implement programming that meets the standards of our Montessori accreditation, in
combination with our child care licensing guidelines. You will be expected to participate
in all aspects of school life. Any candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills, be
a dedicated lifelong learner, and have a demonstrated ability to connect positively with
children and their families. You should be adept at working in a fast-paced, complex
school environment and possess excellent skills in organization, decision-making, and
oral and written communication.

Qualifications/Skills:
– Montessori training at the Casa level and/or Early Childhood Education diploma
(required)
– Classroom teaching experience (asset)
– Knowledge of learning differences and exceptionalities
– Passion and experience with outdoor education (asset)
– Must be able to provide a criminal reference check with vulnerable sector
screening prior to start date
– Hold a current First Aid certification with Child/Infant CPR

What We Can Offer You:
– Be a part of an engaged and caring workplace
– A rewarding position with benefits including: RRSP, Health Care Reimbursement
and KMS Tuition Discount
– A workplace culture founded on our core values of: Integrity, Commitment,
Respect, Innovation and Achievement

How You Can Join Our Team:
If you are interested in working with us, please send your resume and cover letter to the
Head of School, Carolyn Donaldson at [email protected]. Please
include the job title (Casa Teacher) in your subject line. We will review
applications until May 27, 2024. We thank you for your interest and those selected to
participate in the selection process will be contacted. Accommodation in accordance
with applicable legislation will be provided for all employment related activities, KMS is
an equal opportunity employer.

We look forward to having a person who shares our passion and commitment to
education join us!

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