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.


Part-time Substitute Position (immediate start date)

OMS Montessori is accepting applications for immediate part-time substitute work. We are seeking individuals with a College or University degree in education, psychology, or other related fields. Experience working with young children, especially in a Montessori environment, is an asset.

This position involves working between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on an as needed basis. Substitute training is provided.

OMS Montessori is a premier Montessori school in the Alta Vista area of Ottawa, Ontario, serving students from age 18 months through Grade 6. OMS Montessori is an educational leader both among Ottawa’s top private schools and among the more than 5,000 Montessori schools across North America. OMS Montessori is a great place to work.

The salary range for this part time position will be commensurate with experience. This position may lead to a full-time position and/or sponsorship for Montessori teacher training in the future. OMS Montessori is an equal opportunity employer.

Bilingualism would be an asset. Police record check required.

Interested parties should send resumes and copies of university transcripts and Montessori credentials to:

E-mail: info@omsmontessori.com / (613) 521-5185 ext. 100


After School Care Assistant (September 2018)

OMS Montessori seeks a qualified part-time After-School Care Assistant for the 2017/2018 academic year. This is a ten-month position reporting to the Head of School and After-School Care Director, beginning immediately.

The Assistant’s primary responsibilities will be as follows:

The ideal candidate will have…


Lead Teachers at all Levels (Toddler – High School)

OMS Montessori is accepting resumes for lead teachers at all levels, Toddler through Secondary. Applicants must have a university degree and/or be Montessori-certified. Classroom experience is preferred, and references should be provided. Interested parties should send resumes and copies of university transcripts and Montessori credentials to:

E-mail: info@omsmontessori.com / (613) 521-5185 ext. 100