School Director – 2.5 to 6 year olds – Start Date: January 2020


Winnipeg, MB
Posted 9 months ago

St. Margaret’s Montessori is hiring a full-time School Director for a new non-profit Montessori School slated to open in January 2020.

St. Margaret’s Montessori School holds great respect for children and aims to meet them at whatever stage of development and sensitive period they are in. The School will follow the pedagogy of Dr. Montessori including: a mixed-age group of children, trained staff, and a prepared environment with:
Practical Life, Sensorial, Math, Language areas as well as cultural
and musical materials and curriculum

St. Margaret’s Montessori School is a project that arose in partnership with, and has been supported by an amiable relationship with St. Margaret’s Anglican Church. While the aim of the school is to provide a Montessori, not religious curriculum, there will be opportunities for children to engage with questions about a variety of faiths.

We will be a half-day Montessori School seeking a School Director in our 2.5-6 year-old programs. Our ideal candidate will be:

Passionate about working with children
A caring team player
An inclusive and respectful person
Able to lead a large group and direct individual children
Open to working in a Montessori and church environment

Duties will include but are not limited to:

Leading and managing children in a classroom setting of a group up to 30
Guiding children
Planning and implementing lessons and work in the four areas of the Montessori environment (Practical Life, Sensorial, Math, Language)
Communicate with parents and staff in an effective and positive way
Communicate with childcare office/coordinator to ensure school is in compliance with regulations

Candidates must have:

The ability to support our Montessori curriculum as described in our policies
A valid ECEII or III license
Montessori training (AMI, MACTE, NAMTE)
A clean criminal record check, including a vulnerable sector search (dated within six months of October 2019)
Child Abuse Registry Check (dated within 6 months of October 2019)
A child-care first aid certified or willingness to get certified
5-7 years of experience preferred
The physical ability to perform all assigned tasks including walking, standing for extended periods of time

What we can offer to you:

A vibrant, fun, and respectful working environment in a beautiful setting
$21-23/hour depending on training and experience
4% vacation pay
Group benefits package including a medical/dental plan

Job Type: Part-time to Full-time (hours dependent on enrolment)

Salary: $21.00 to $23.00 /hour


ECE II (Required)
Montessori Certificate/Diploma (Required)


English (Preferred)
Additional languages considered an asset

Please email resumes to: HR Committee

We will review applications as they are received, but we will only contact successful candidates.

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