Montessori Lower Elementary (6-9)

Lead Directress /Co-Guide/or Assistant

AMI trained

 

Boundary Bay Montessori School is operated by the non-profit Board, Montessori in Delta Society (MIND). The school was established in 1990 and is located in Delta, British Columbia, Canada. We are situated in a natural pastoral setting with a wonderful view of the Cascade Mountains in the background. The natural environment provides many learning opportunities to foster student connection with the earth. The current school houses Casa (3-6), Lower elementary (6-9) and Upper Elementary (9-12) classrooms. Over the next year we will be expanding our school to include a Nido (0-3) program and additional Casa and Elementary classes. We have experienced Montessori Directresses who value working in a professional educational environment where collaboration is valued, innovation is welcomed and mentoring is available to create a team approach to working and learning. If you would like to join our team, we will be looking for people to fill the following positions in 2023/24.

  • Position:  Montessori Lower Elementary Guide/ Co-Guide/or Assistant:
  • Start Date:  August 28 2023 – June 28 2024

 

 Required Qualifications:

  • Montessori Certification -Elementary 6-9: AMI trained
  • University Bachelor Degree
  • Experience working in a Montessori elementary environment
  • Application ready for certification from the BC Teacher Regulation Branch
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada
  • Criminal Records Check & First Aid Certification

 

Duties/Responsibilities/Role:

  • Implement a Montessori prepared environment for the 6-9 age child
  • Plan & maintain a stimulating & developmentally appropriate environment both indoors and outdoors that supports the health & wellbeing of the child.
  • Exercise respect, patience, and empathy with children & families
  • Maintain parent communication & record keeping (oral & electronic)
  • Meet Ministry of Education learning & reporting requirements on each student
  • Work productively & cooperatively as a co-guide or assistant in the classroom
  • Keep up to date with professional development

 

Employment Terms: 

  • Continuing Contract upon successful 2-year completion of work cycle
  • Competitive Salary based on qualifications, experience and role
  • Benefit Package (Flexible: EH & Dental, Lifestyle, or RRSP contribution)
  • 10 paid sick days per school calendar
  • Generous annual Professional Development allocation

**sponsorship available for candidates needing to update parts of their certification

 

Application Process:

When applying for the above positions all candidates should include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume C/V
  • 3 References
  • Copies of Certifications: Montessori Accreditation, eligibility for BC Independent School Certification, Additional courses/training

Direct your application to Sharee Proudfoot, Head of School:

academicdirector@bbmschool.ca