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Montessori Casa (Preschool) Teacher

NWT Montessori Society
July 22, 2021
Job Type
  • Based on Experience and Education


The NWT Montessori Society is hiring a full-time Montessori Casa Teacher in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. We are seeking a dedicated Casa Teacher who is passionate and committed to the Montessori philosophy. Our Casa program is designed to develop social, emotional and problem-solving skills that stay with our students for life.


To plan and implement an effective Montessori program for children within a warm and nurturing learning environment 

To supervise the children at all times, ensuring a safe environment 

To maintain a positive and consistent approach towards child management that is compatible with the philosophy and values of the NWT Montessori Society 

To communicate with parents on a daily basis in an open and supportive manner 

To assist, supervise, and guide students as well as the Classroom Assistant

To demonstrate sound knowledge of all relevant sections of the Northwest Territories Daycare Act

To maintain professionalism, confidentiality, and courtesy at all times 


Accredited Montessori Casa Diploma (AMI or TMI an asset) 

Current Standard First Aid, Level C 

Experience in a Montessori Classroom 

Current Immunization Records 

Current Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening 

We are looking for candidates with the following attributes: 

  • Patient, friendly and respectful toward children, co-workers and families 
  • Positive attitude, can work cooperatively and collaboratively with our team 
  • Ability to multi-task and problem-solve  
  • Has strong classroom management skills  
  • Is a proficient, clear communicator with parents, students and colleagues 
  • Confident, creative and has a genuine love of teaching 
  • Committed to growth and development 
  • Dedicated to the Montessori Method as set out by Dr. Maria Montessori 

Company Info

We Offer:
A well-established program with experienced teachers, assistants and administration
12 weeks of paid leave
Ongoing professional development opportunities
An open, positive working environment
Opportunities for advancement and career growth
Remuneration and Hours of Work
Working Hours are Monday – Friday (with the exception of Holidays and school closures)

The NWT Montessori Society offers a competitive salary based on experience
Excellent benefits and Retirement Savings Package
Please forward resumes to the Executive Director
We thank you for your interest in this position, eligible candidates will be contacted directly.
Yellowknife is a vibrant community, rich in culture and tradition. The city boasts a wide-variety of amenities and activities.

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