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Careers

Current openings at OMS Montessori are listed below, but we welcome applications at any time. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter outlining how you can contribute to our program to [email protected]

Non-Discrimination Policy: As a matter of policy and philosophy, OMS Montessori hiring, admission, and operating procedures are non-discriminatory in terms of race, colour, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

Elementary Art Educator
OMS Montessori is seeking a creative and passionate Art Educator for the Elementary Program (6 to 12 years).   We are a leading non-profit Montessori school with an enrolment of over 250 students from Toddler through Grade 6. Celebrating our 55th year of education in Ottawa, OMS Montessori is located in the heart of the Riverview neighbourhood.
Applicants must speak both official languages, enjoy working with children and be able to provide a creative, dynamic art curriculum spanning all areas of visual arts.  An Art degree and experience in teaching children is required.
Applicants will be required to provide a portfolio during the interview process as well as a detailed one-month curriculum and lesson plan.
Position Available: September 2022
Hours of Work: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Monday – Friday
Please send your resume to Julie Perreault at [email protected]

Looking for a French-speaking director at the Upper Elementary level

OMS Montessori is looking for a dedicated and energetic Montessori guide for a French-speaking class at the Upper Elementary level. We are a leading non-profit Montessori school, and we are celebrating our 56th anniversary this year. We are located in the heart of a residential neighborhood in Ottawa.

Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

We currently have three Upper Elementary classes (2 English classes and 1 French class) in our close community of approximately 380 students, from toddler to high school. We have a warm and collegial atmosphere with more than 80 employees who are caring, experienced and deeply committed to Montessori principles.

Salary is based on education, training and experience.

Requirements include Montessori certificate (AMI, MACTE) at the elementary level (9-12 years old), experience working with children 9-12 years old, excellent communication skills, desire and ability to work in crew.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Julie at: [email protected]

Chosen candidates will be contacted to further discuss and arrange for an interview.

Looking for a French-speaking director at the Casa level

OMS Montessori is looking for a dedicated and energetic Montessori guide for a French-speaking class at the Casa level. We are a leading non-profit Montessori school, and we are celebrating our 56th anniversary this year. We are located in the heart of a residential neighborhood in Ottawa.

Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

We currently have five Casa level classes (3 English classes and 2 French classes) in our close community of approximately 380 students, from toddler to high school. We have a warm and collegial atmosphere with more than 80 employees who are caring, experienced and deeply committed to Montessori principles.

Salary is based on education, training and experience.

Requirements include Montessori certificate (AMI, MACTE) Casa level (primary), experience working with children 3-6 years old, excellent communication skills, desire and ability to work in a team.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Julie at: [email protected]

Chosen candidates will be contacted to further discuss and arrange for an interview.

Bilingual Receptionist

The chosen candidate will possess the following skills:
  • Fluent (written and oral) in English and French
  • Knowledge and awareness of customer service principles and practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills; the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with cash handling and processing payments
  • Knowledge of computer systems and applications, such as Microsoft Office Suites
  • Knowledge of common office equipment, such as printers, photocopiers, fax machines, etc.
  • Calendar scheduling

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Greeting visitors, clients, students and staff
  • Answering and directing telephone calls
  • Sorting and posting mail; arranging for courier service
  • Troubleshooting photocopiers, printers, etc.
  • Maintaining an inventory of school supplies
  • Filling requisition orders, on a weekly basis
  • Shopping / ordering supplies
  • Photocopying and filing, as needed
  • Processing credit card / Interac / cash payments
  • Taking attendance and following up with families
  • Creating / updating attendance lists
  • Preparing admissions packages
  • Photocopying and collating communications to go out to families

Job Type: Full-time, permanent
Salary: To be determined, based on experience
Start Date: August 16, 2021

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume to:
Julie Perreault [email protected] .

Bilingual Early Childhood Educator

OMS Montessori is seeking dedicated and energetic bilingual Registered Early Childhood Educators (member of College of Early Childhood Educators) to work in communities of children ranging from 18 months to 5 years, beginning in August 2021. We are a leading non-profit Montessori school, with an enrollment of over 300 students from Toddler through High School.

The Montessori environment is well-equipped with core Montessori materials and has a Montessori Lead Teacher and three Assistants. Well-qualified candidates must be registered and in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators, have experience working with children, display a strong commitment to team work, a knowledge and interest in the Montessori method and possess a strong sense of professionalism.

Applicants have a deep respect for children, a positive attitude and kind heart, flexibility, and a good sense of humor. Montessori training is not necessary, though familiarity with the Montessori philosophy and a strong desire to support the Director / ress in its implementation is imperative.

Competitive salary and benefits are offered.

Chosen candidates will be contacted to further discuss and arrange for an interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume to:
Julie Perreault [email protected]

Classroom Substitute

 OMS Montessori is seeking dedicated and energetic substitutes. We are a leading non-profit Montessori school, with an enrollment of over 250 students from Toddler through Grade 6. Celebrating our 54 th year of education in Ottawa, OMS Montessori is located in the heart of a residential neighborhood in Ottawa.

Applicants should have a deep respect for children, a positive attitude and kind heart, flexibility, and a good sense of humor.

Position Available: Occasional daytime work
Hours of Work: Shifts between 7:30 am to 5:45 pm

Job Description: We are looking for individuals to work with children from ages 18 months to 12 years. Occasional daytime work, Monday to Friday. Experience with young children preferred, bilingualism is an asset. Police record check and immunization record required.

Job Type: Part-time

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume to:
Julie Perreault [email protected] .