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Job Category: Waterdown Montessori School
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Burlington

Posting Date: December 2023

Waterdown Montessori School has a rich history and has been in the Burlington/Waterdown community for over 40 years. We are a CCMA-accredited school and are fully licensed with the Ministry of Education, offering education for children ages 18 months – 12 years.

We are currently seeking a Guide/Directress to join us, with the possibility of it being an assistant role to begin with if you have limited classroom experience.

To qualify for the role, you must have:


  • AMI or MACTE accredited diploma
  • Previous Montessori experience
  • Patience, positive attitude, kindness, friendly demeanor and love and respect for children
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent program planning skills and thorough knowledge of the Casa program
  • Experience working in a collaborative Montessori environment
  • Current criminal reference check
  • Current First Aid and CPR and up to date medical records
  • We will need two references from you

Interested candidates are invited to send their application to Mary Benak with their resume and a cover letter indicating why they are interested in this opportunity and what their top three personal values are. Please also reference competition number 1223.

Feel free to visit our website for more details on this job opportunity (

Please send your resume and cover letter via our website or directly to: [email protected].

Applicants who are interested in being a part of our team should be committed to the Montessori principles, have effective classroom management skills, be able to work independently and as a team, to maintain our positive school environment and culture.

We thank all who apply, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Expected Start Date: 2024-01-08

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