Middle School Educator – Start Date: August 26, 2024

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Aurora, ON
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Aurora Montessori School

Aurora Montessori School is a co-educational Montessori private school located in the heart of Aurora, Ontario on 14 acres of natural conservation lands. AMS delivers robust Montessori programming to students aged Toddler to Grade 8 in a 36,000 sq. ft facility with multiple state-of-the-art playground areas, an outdoor amphitheatre and outdoor classroom, a gymnasium with a performance stage, a technology-rich Learning Commons, and much more.

Our mission is to help children realize the great potential that rests within them by assisting them in developing a sense of self and inspiring them to act on their ambitions. By adhering to the core principles and pedagogy of Dr. Maria Montessori, we are devoted to each child’s intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, and physical development.

Aurora Montessori School seeks an experienced Montessori or OCT-certified educator for our expanding
Middle School program. The ideal candidate will have a desire to nurture and inspire each student and contribute their skills and talents to extra-curricular activities and all facets of school life. They will develop their students’ unique learning needs with care and thoughtfulness while incorporating a holistic and balanced approach to teaching that includes academic rigour and the development of strong life skills, work habits and social-emotional skills.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
– Montessori Adolescent/Secondary I or I/II Diploma (MACTE/AMI/AMS)
and/or o Bachelor of Education degree (Junior/Intermediate qualifications and an OCT member in good standing)
– Must be able to work extended hours to participate in school activities, including parent evenings, Open
Houses, extra-curricular activities, overnight trips, concerts, and other school events
– As a condition of employment, successful candidates will need to provide a current criminal record check
with Vulnerable Sector Screening from the police jurisdiction in which they reside
– Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level C
– Up to date Immunization and Health Screening/Record

Additional Assets
– Coaching experience is considered a strong asset
– Proficiency in technology and skilled in Office 365 applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.)
– Confident using Zoom or Teams for video conferencing and being on-camera
– Knowledge of EDSBY Learning Management System

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
– Work collaboratively to plan and deliver a robust and authentic Montessori/Ontario curriculum
– Design and facilitate learning experiences that support the individualized learning needs of all students
– Develop a safe, caring, and engaging learning environment that is grounded in AMS’ core values of
respect, inclusivity, inquisitiveness, and kindness
– Monitor, provide feedback and assess student learning using a range of tools and strategies
– Communicate positively, effectively, regularly and with discretion with students, parents and colleagues
– Attend and participate in school functions and events

We are committed to providing accommodations for applicants with disabilities; please advise us if you
require an accommodation during the recruitment process.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit a cover letter and résumé
to [email protected].

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
This position will remain open until filled.

To learn more about Aurora Montessori School, visit our website: www.auroramontessori.com or learn
more about us on Instagram or Facebook.

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Job CategoryAdolescent teacher (Gr. 7-8)

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