Casa Teacher

Casa Teacher

Job Category: Kawartha Montessori School
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Otonabee-South Monaghan

Posting Date: May 2024

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 over 40 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 Casa Teacher to fill a full-time role beginning August 26, 2024. As a key member of our school, you will collaborate with experienced KMS teachers to deliver a vibrant educational program grounded in Casa Montessori pedagogy. You will nurture the overall well-being of students, ages 2.5 to 6 years. 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 our child care licensing guidelines. You will be expected to participate in all aspects of school life. Any candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills, be a dedicated lifelong learner, and have a demonstrated ability to connect positively with children and their families. You should be adept at working in a fast paced, complex school environment and possess excellent skills in organization, decision-making, and oral and written communication.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Montessori training at the Casa level and/or Early Childhood Education diploma
    (required)
  • Classroom teaching experience (asset)
  • Knowledge of learning differences and exceptionalities
  • Passion and experience with outdoor education (asset)
  • Must be able to provide a 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 and cover letter to the Head of School, Carolyn Donaldson at cdonaldson@kawarthamontessori.com. Please include the job title (Casa Teacher) in your subject line. We will review applications until June 7, 2024. 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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