Elementary Teaching Position


Ottawa, ON
Posted 4 months ago

OMS Montessori/The Element High School


Elementary Teaching Position

Position Summary

OMS Montessori/The Element High School is seeking a full-time teacher for our elementary program. We are looking for a person who is dedicated, inspirational, able to effectively communicate with students and parents and who feels working with elementary age students is their true calling. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching at the elementary level and have their Montessori Elementary certification.

About the School:

OMS Montessori/The Element High School is a well established not-for-profit private school with a community of 300+ students and over 60 staff, ranging from Toddler to Grade 12. We are a welcoming and dynamic learning community of students and adults committed to sharing in Montessori best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues
  • 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;
  • Is a lifelong learner who is committed to continuing professional development and maintain memberships in professional organizations.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Montessori Elementary training required
  • Three to five years of teaching experience;

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Must be eligible to work in Canada.

Apply for the position with resume and covering letter to:

Carrie Whalen

Head of School


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

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