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Careers

OMS Montessori is an independent school offering separate Francophone, English and bilingual programs within a world class Montessori environment.

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.

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]

 

General Labourer/Cleaner

OMS Montessori is seeking a half time, evening, General Labourer/Cleaner to assist in maintaining our campus. We are a leading non-profit Montessori school with an enrolment of 300+ students from Toddler through Grade 12. Celebrating our 54th year of education in Ottawa, OMS Montessori is in the heart of the Riverview neighbourhood. We also have a second campus, The Element High School, in the vibrant Lansdowne Park.

Job Description/Duties:

The chosen candidate’s main duties will be to perform carpentry (furniture making/repair, shelving), repair drywall/paint.  The candidate will make recommendations for major repairs and purchases to the Property Manager.

Other duties may include assisting our full-time custodians with sweeping and washing floors, cleaning washrooms, cleaning interior windows, dusting, sanitizing kitchen surfaces, cleaning stairwells and elevator, maintaining recycling and waste containers, stocking and maintaining inventory of cleaning supplies and other duties on an ‘as needed’ basis.

Hours of work: Monday – Friday, from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m., although times are flexible. There may be a need to work from 3:00 to 11:00 p.m. on occasion.

Salary: To be determined, based on experience.
Part-time hours: 20 hours per week
Expected start date: A.S.A.P.
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

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 enrolment 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 humour. 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 enrolment of over 250 students from Toddler through Grade 6. Celebrating our 54th year of education in Ottawa, OMS Montessori is located in the heart of a residential neighbourhood in Ottawa.

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

Position Available: Occasional daytime work
Hours of Work: Shifts between 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

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
Salary: $17.44 /hour

Please send your resume to Julie Perreault at [email protected]