Educational Assistants

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Competition #: 07-27-2020-001

Deadline for Applications: Open until positions filled

Start Date: September 1, 2020

Westmont Montessori School requires both full-time and part-time Educational Assistants to work with specific students or as general assistance in our Montessori programs. Educational Assistants encourage communication, self-confidence, student independence, and positive relationships between students, their peers, and all staff members. The Educational Assistant participates as a member of the school-based team. They assist in the planning and implementing of educational plans and evaluate the social, emotional, physical, and academic needs of students. Attendance at meetings discussing student programs is required. The Educational Assistant is expected to work closely with the homeroom teachers, resource teacher, and other specialists to achieve learning goals as outlined in student program plans.

Positions Available:

  • Early Years (Preschool to Kindergarten), 2 positions
    • 1 full-time general assistant,
    • 1 full-time student specific assistant
  • Elementary (Grades 1-6), 3 positions
    • 1 full-time general assistant,
    • 1 part-time (0.49 FTE) general assistant
    • 1 part-time (0.36 FTE) student specific assistant
  • High School (Grades 9-11)
    • 1 full-time student specific assistant


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Specific experience/training related to working with persons with special needs
  • Strong preference given to those candidates with Montessori training and/or experience
  • Excellent communication, organizational and record keeping skills are required
  • Teaching Assistant Program certificate or equivalent post-secondary courses in child development are an asset



Interested candidates are invited to submit applications by email to:

Mr. Magnus Hanton, Principal
Westmont Montessori School

Please clearly indicate in your application the positions that you wish to be considered for.

Note: Applications for this employment opportunity are to be received via email, quoting the competition number in the subject line of your email message. Thank you for your interest in this position, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.