Lower Elementary Montessori Teacher (1.0 FTE) for September 2023


Peterborough, ON
Posted 4 months ago

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 41 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 Lower Elementary Teacher to fill a full-time
role for the 2023-2024 school year. As a key member of our school, you will collaborate with an
experienced KMS Co-Teacher to deliver a vibrant educational program grounded in Elementary
Montessori pedagogy. You will nurture the overall well-being of students in grades 1-3. 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 meeting Ontario curriculum expectations, and will
participate in all aspects of school life.

– Montessori training at Elementary Level and/or Bachelor of Education degree
– Classroom teaching experience (asset)
– Undergraduate degree (an asset)
– Knowledge of learning differences and exceptionalities
– 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 to
[email protected] . Please include the job title (Lower Elementary Teacher) in
your subject line. We will review applications as they are received until we find our successful
candidate. 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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