Job Opening for 2023-2024

Montessori Lower Elementary (6-9) Lead Directress /Co-Guide/or Assistant in Delta, BC, Canada

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: MACTE Accredited
•       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

•       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

This service is provided as a courtesy by The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
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