Elementary Montessori Teacher – Start Date: September 2020

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Perth, ON
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Perth Children’s House Montessori School

Attention passionate, hard working, and dedicated Montessori trained individuals…
Perth Children’s House Montessori School is hiring….. an ELEMENTARY trained Montessori
Teacher to start up our new Elementary Montessori program!

About Us…
Perth Children’s House Montessori School was founded in 1974 by a dedicated group of parents in the Perth area who
decided that their children, and their community, needed another option for early education. Perth Children’s House is
located in beautiful downtown heritage Perth and continues to be a parent-run organization where parents enjoy taking an
active role in the school. Our school is dedicated to providing a nurturing and inspiring learning environment for our
students.

This September we are expanding our Montessori programing to include an Elementary Montessori program for grades
1-6 and we are currently accepting resumes for a full-time Montessori Elementary Teacher for the 2020/2021 school
year.

About The Job…
Candidates must have experience teaching in a Montessori classroom, be engaging, and have a passion for the
Montessori method. If you enjoy being part of a small yet dynamic team and community, and you like to contribute both to
the classroom and the school at large, then this is the job for you.

Responsibilities:
● You will be responsible for conducting the day-to-day operations of the classroom including, but not limited to:
lesson instruction, classroom maintenance, daily record keeping, outdoor supervision, etc.
● You will maintain a neat, organized and attractively prepared environment consistent with the Montessori
pedagogy.
● You will work to develop close and effective relationships with parents and provide and maintain a safe and
sanitary classroom.
● You will also assist in the preparation of and participate in activities related to the school community and monthly
board meetings after hours

About You…
Job Qualifications include:
● Accredited Montessori Elementary Teacher diploma from an AMI or MACTE approved program . ( or the
ability to complete an AMI or MACTE approved Montessori Elementary training program if this level has not yet
been achieved by September 2020)
● Committed to Montessori philosophy and pedagogy
● Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching in a Montessori environment.
● Current criminal reference check and vulnerable sector screening.
● First aid certificate with infant and children (CPR-C) and up to date immunizations
● Exceptional classroom management skills to assist in the development of independence, individuality and
creativity for children to reach their full potential.
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (French would be an asset)
● Ability to work independently.
● Flexible, adaptable and supportive with a knack for critical thinking.
● Confident, enthusiastic, and naturally curious

We offer:
● A supportive environment
● Dedicated parent-run board of directors
● A competitive compensation package that includes Vacation pay, days off during Christmas & March Break
● Professional development/educational funding

How To Apply…
Please include the following items with your application;
(1) Resume
(2) Cover Letter explaining why you are interested in being considered for this position and why you would be the
best fit.
(3) References : three (3) personal AND three (3) professional references

By EMAIL: to cheryl@perthchildrenshouse.ca with Elementary Montessori Teacher position in the SUBJECT LINE .

By MAIL: Candidates who are unable to email their resume can mail them to the following address;
Attention: Elementary Committee
Perth Children’s House Montessori School
36 Foster Street
Perth, ON K7H 1R7

Thank you for your interest in applying for this position at Perth Children’s House. For more information on our
school please visit our website https://perthchildrenshouse.ca/

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