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.

To be considered for employment, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Please indicate your specific qualifications in the body of the email (ie. grades and subjects that you are qualified to teach).

Current Opportunities


Elmwood School is one of Canada’s leading independent day schools for girls from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Founded in 1915, Elmwood is the first fully accredited girls’ school in North America to offer the full International Baccalaureate Programme from Pre-Kindergarten through to university entrance. Elmwood offers a dynamic learning environment, renowned for its academic rigour and exciting co-curricular opportunities.

We are seeking a part-time Science Laboratory Technician to join our dynamic Science department. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented laboratory technician to gain experience in an outstanding IB school in an all-girls learning environment. The part-time position will comprise 3.5 hours per day.

The successful candidate will be highly organized, positive and be able to work unsupervised in a fast-paced environment. Experience working in a school environment would be an asset, though not essential.

To be considered, candidates must possess:

  • Degree in science (other professional qualifications will also be considered)
  • Laboratory technician experience
  • Experience in the repair and upkeep of scientific equipment such as microscopes, balance and meters would be an asset.
  • Ability to work with and guide students
  • Superb communication skills
  • Ability to work and instruct staff and students in a laptop/SmartBoard environment
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Commitment to continuous professional development

Should your background and skills be a match for our needs, please send a letter of intent, resume/CV, university transcripts, Skype address and reference information by email, with the job title in the subject line, to or by fax to (613) 741-8210.

Deadline: Thursday, October 5, 2017

Start Date: October 2017

Salary: $20 Per hour

We thank all applicants for their interest. We will, however, only contact those selected for interview. Elmwood reserves the right to make an appointment before the application deadline, should suitable candidates be found.

Elmwood School encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Contact Melanie D’Alessio at if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.