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.

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Current Opportunities

Counsellor, After School Programme, Junior School

Elmwood School is an International Baccalaureate World School for girls from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Located in central Ottawa, Elmwood School has been educating young women for over 100 years. Elmwood’s experienced and dedicated faculty work as a team to provide a dynamic and secure learning environment, and they are committed to excellence in all that they do.  We invite applications for the following position in our Junior School.

We are looking for an organized, compassionate and caring person to work in our After School Care Programme in our Junior School, offered to students from JK – Grade 5.  This is a part-time position of approximately 15 hours per week (3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.) The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and will have experience working with children in a school, daycare or day camp setting.  This candidate will work with the Coordinator to maintain our creative and dynamic after school programme. Responsibilities will include organizing games, craft activities and snack time, supervising homework, and working with a team of volunteers from our Senior School who assist with the programme.  

Should your background and skills be a match for our needs, please send your cover letter and resume to Please include “After School Programme Counsellor” in the subject line. Please contact us if you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or would like more information on our accommodation policies. Thank you in advance for your application. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted
Closing date:  August 12, 2019

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