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Elementary Recess Staff 2024-2025 school year

Elementary Recess Staff at Montessori Academy of London 

  • Position: Recess and/or After Hours Staff 
  • Location: 719 Waterloo Street, London Ontario Canada
  • Employment Type: Part time (10 – 20 hours per week)
    • 11:30- 1:30 Monday to Friday and/or 3:30-530 Monday to Friday (*full week availability is preferred)

Join our dedicated team in creating a safe, joyful, and enriching recess experience for our Montessori students!

Montessori Academy of London is a private nonprofit institution committed to the Montessori philosophy of fostering independent, confident, and socially responsible children. We create for our students a nurturing and dynamic environment where they can thrive both academically and socially.

We are seeking responsible and caring Recess Staff to join our team. The ideal candidates will have a passion for working with children, excellent communication skills, and a strong ability to manage a safe and engaging playground environment for our students. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and ensure the safety of children during recess periods and prior to recess.
  • Monitor playground activities, encouraging positive interactions and active play.
  • Facilitate conflict resolution and promote respectful behaviour among students.
  • Communicate effectively with children, staff, and parents regarding any incidents or concerns.
  • Provide basic first aid if necessary and report any injuries to the supervisor. 
  • Uphold and promote the values and principles of the Montessori philosophy during recess activities.
  • Maintain a clean and organized playground area.
  • Availability through June 2025 is preferred.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with children is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong conflict resolution abilities and a calm demeanor in stressful situations.
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
  • First Aid certification is preferred but not necessary.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the Montessori teaching staff and administration.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional education in child development, education, or related field is highly preferred.
  • Understanding and appreciation of the Montessori philosophy is a plus.

Benefits

  • Supportive and nurturing work environment.
  • Opportunity to positively impact children’s development and well-being.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Wage starts at $17/hour.

 

How to Apply

If you are a responsible individual with a passion for working with children and strong communication skills, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter detailing your experience and interest in the position by August 20th, 2024 – rloebach@montessori.on.ca. Please specify the position you are applying for is Recess and/or After hours Staff.

Job interviews will take place August 27, 28, 29, 2024. With the job starting September 3, 2024 until June 20th, 2025. Mandatory Training will also take place September 3rd Morning or September 6th Afternoon. 

Montessori Academy of London celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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