Lower Elementary Montessori Teacher

Lower Elementary Montessori Teacher

Job Category: Foundations Montessori School
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ancaster

Posting Date: May 2024

Job Description

Foundations Montessori School is hiring a full-time Lower Elementary Montessori Teacher (Grades 1-3) for the 2024-2025 school year. Our school is a warm and caring Montessori-rich environment that nurtures each child’s gifts and fosters the child’s total development: intellectual, social, and emotional – enabling them to be positive contributors to their community.

We are looking for a Lower Elementary Teacher who aligns with our school values, has excellent communication and organizational skills, and a passion for the Montessori pedagogy. This team player should come with a positive attitude and professionalism. This is a full-time, contract position. Contracted hours of work: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday to Friday, September 2024 to June 2025 as per our school calendar with December and March break off.


  • Prepare a self-directed, stimulating, and inclusive learning environment for students, to meet their individual needs following the Lower Elementary Montessori pedagogy.
  • Maintain open and positive communication with students’ parents.
  • Keep the classroom clean and inviting by keeping materials organized and clean.
  • Understands the Montessori method and how to apply it in the Lower Elementary classroom focusing on the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical needs of the students.
  • A positive and respectful role model for young children who displays patience, kindness, and calmness in all interactions.
  • Monitoring and assessing student progress and writing progress reports.


  • Montessori Teacher education training and certification; preferably AMI or MACTE certified.
  • Experience working in a Montessori environment.


  • Current Vulnerable Sector Police Check

If you are interested in exploring a teaching opportunity with Foundations Montessori School, then we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter to the Principal, Katy Lange: principal@foundationsmontessori.ca.

While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted by email.

Job Type:

  • Full-time


  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

  • In person, 265 Wilson St East, Ancaster, L9G 2B8

Application deadline: 2024-05-31
Expected start date: 2024-09-02

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