Great Lakes Montessori – Thornhill, ON
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Great Lakes Montessori is a renowned Montessori school committed to providing a nurturing and holistic learning environment for young children. We are dedicated to the principles and philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori and strive to foster a lifelong love for learning in our students. Our mission is to empower children to reach their full potential by respecting their individuality and guiding them on their unique educational journey.
We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Montessori Casa Directress to join our team. The Casa Directress will play a pivotal role in creating a supportive and engaging classroom environment that encourages the intellectual, emotional, and social development of our students aged 2.5 to 6 years old. If you are enthusiastic about the Montessori approach and have the skills and commitment to guide children through their formative years, we would love to hear from you.
- Implement the Montessori philosophy and curriculum effectively within the Casa (2.5-6) age group.
- Foster an atmosphere of respect, independence, and curiosity within the classroom.
- Prepare and maintain a well-organized and stimulating Montessori environment.
- Observe and assess each child’s individual progress and tailor lessons accordingly.
- Guide and support children in developing practical life skills, social skills, and academic skills.
- Provide a safe and nurturing classroom atmosphere that promotes positive behavior and conflict resolution.
- Maintain open and regular communication with parents regarding their child’s development and progress.
- Montessori Casa Directress Certification from an accredited Montessori training center.
- Previous experience working as a Casa Directress in a Montessori environment is preferred.
- Passion for and deep understanding of Montessori philosophy and principles.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Patience, empathy, and the ability to connect with young children.
- Commitment to ongoing professional development and growth.
- Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
- Professional development opportunities.
- A supportive and collaborative working environment.
- Opportunities for career advancement within our school.
How to Apply:
If you are excited about the prospect of joining our team and making a positive impact on the lives of young children through Montessori education, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include “Montessori Casa Directress Application” in the subject line of your email.
We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our GLM family.
GLM is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and students.