Elmwood School seeks to attract and reward high-caliber professionals who are passionate about educating girls in a single-sex environment. Our school is more than a place to work, it’s a place where you can positively impact the life and development of young girls. Our teachers lead, inspire and encourage our students’ creativity, growth and academic excellence in a supportive and collaborative environment.

If you are an energetic, committed educator with an equal passion for your subject area and for teaching girls, we are keen to hear from you. Let us know about your teaching philosophy, your experience inside and out of the classroom, and why Elmwood might be the right match for you. Elmwood actively seeks educators of diverse backgrounds, interests, and talents, particularly those with experience teaching in an International Baccalaureate school. 

Elmwood School encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Contact Tanja Mackin, Director of Finance and Administration at if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.


Current Opportunities

English Second Language Tutor for Grades 6 - 12  

Elmwood School, one of Canada’s premier girls’ schools, provides an outstanding education to over 365 day students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. An IB World School, Elmwood is located in Ottawa. Elmwood’s mission is to inspire each girl to reach her full potential. The School is looking for an expert English Second Language tutor to participate in its innovative “Elmwood Edge” tutoring program.

Tutors at Elmwood School are experts in their subject area and have a proven track record of academic and teaching excellence. Expectations for this position include:

•       Experience in tutoring and/or teaching

•       Practice in differentiated instruction and strategic teaching methods

•       A proven ability to have a caring rapport with students, Grades 6 to 12

•       Collaborative, flexible approach and an enthusiastic, productive work ethic

•       Superb communication skills

Additional Qualifications

•       Post-Secondary Education at the University level

•       Experience teaching English Second Language learners

•       Teacher education training (B.Ed., M.Ed.) an asset

•       Ontario College of Teachers qualification (or equivalent) an asset

As an Elmwood Edge Tutor you will be working under the guidance of Elmwood’s Director of Student Success, utilizing a strategic approach to content support. Training will be provided and tutoring sessions will take place at school both during the regular school day and after school hours. Regular communication with teachers and parents will be an expectation of our Elmwood Edge team. Opportunities for tutoring will be dependent on student requests.

Thank you for your interest in Elmwood School. Please send a cover letter, CV and university transcript to the attention of As a condition of employment, a criminal record check is also required. Your application matters to us and we will review it carefully. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Closing date for applications: March 1, 2019

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