Careers

Our Montessori Teachers have internationally recognized certification (Association Montessori Internationale) and our Second Language and Physical Education Specialists are certified in their particular fields. Many of our Teachers have been with the school for over 20 years. This stability has allowed us to develop a strong, collaborative community with a shared vision and goals.

OMS Montessori welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

If you are interested in joining the OMS Community, check back regularly for new job postings.

 


Head Director

OMS Montessori is seeking a dynamic and visionary Head Director to lead the school into its next stage of excellence. We are a not-for-profit, accredited school in our 52nd year of operation. We have both an Anglophone and Francophone program serving approximately 280 students, from 18 months to grade 11, and plan to offer grade 12 in September 2019. We have two exceptional campuses in Ottawa; one in the heart of a residential neighbourhood, the other located in the exciting new development at Lansdowne Park. The school has an engaged Board of Directors with representation from the business and academic communities, and as well as from parents and staff.

OMS is dedicated to engaging each student’s passion for learning through the internationally acclaimed Montessori philosophy, curriculum and materials. This is achieved through the dedication of our long-standing staff’s commitment to Montessori principles and practices.

The ideal candidate will;

OMS offers a competitive salary based on experience. A benefits package is included.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately, and the new School Director will take office during the 2018/19 academic year. Applications may be directed in confidence to exec@omsmontessori.com. Please include a cover letter. Professional references will be requested as required. Applications will be acknowledged via email.

 


Toddler Classroom Assistants (for children 1.5 years – 3 years of age)

OMS Montessori is seeking a dedicated and energetic Montessori Assistant for a Toddler classroom, beginning as soon as possible. We are a leading non-profit Montessori school, with an enrolment of over 280 students from Toddler through High School. The Assistant’s hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m..

The Toddler environment is well-equipped with core Montessori materials and has a Montessori Lead Teacher and two Assistants. Well-qualified candidates must hold a RECE (Registered Early Childhood Educator) certification or equivalent and have experience working with children, display a strong commitment to team work, and possess a strong sense of professionalism.

Applicants should have a deep respect for children, a positive attitude and kind heart, flexibility, and a good sense of humor. Montessori training is not necessary, though familiarity with the Montessori philosophy and a strong desire to support the Director/ress in its implementation is imperative.

Competitive salary and benefits are offered.

Applicants should submit their cover letter and resume no later than April 5, 2019, to the attention of: Julie Perreault, officemgr@omsmontessori.com

Chosen candidates will be contacted to further discuss and arrange for an interview.

 

 


Seeking Two Casa Directors/Directresses

OMS Montessori is seeking two dedicated and energetic Montessori Guides for a bilingual Casa class (one English speaking Guide and one French speaking Guide), beginning September 2019. We are a leading non-profit Montessori school, celebrating our 53 rd anniversary this year, located in the heart of a residential neighbourhood in Ottawa. The Guides’ hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are four currently four other Casa classes in our close community of approximately 300 students from Toddler to High School. We have a warm, collegial atmosphere with over 50 caring, experienced staff who are deeply committed to Montessori principles. The salary will be based on education, training and experience.

Requirements include Montessori Casa (Primary) certification, experience working with children 3 – 6 years of age, excellent communication skills and the desire and ability to work as part of a team.

Interviews will be conducted in April and early May. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by April 22, 2019, to: info@omsmontessori.com.