Careers

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: hr@elmwood.ca


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

Current Opportunities

Elmwood Edge Tutors
Grades 6 – 12

Elmwood School, one of Canada’s premier girls’ schools, provides an outstanding education to over 365 day students from Pre-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 expert tutors in High School Math and Physics 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 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
•    Superb communication skills
•    An enthusiastic and productive work ethic

Additional Qualifications
•    Post-secondary education at the University level in area of specialty
•    Teacher education training (B.Ed., M.Ed.) or significant teaching experience in another setting (i.e. University, College)
•    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.

Please send a cover letter, CV and university transcript to the attention of Katie Fraser at kfraser@elmwood.ca 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: December 13, 2017

Elmwood School encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Contact Tanja Mackin at tmackin@elmwood.ca if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

Summer Skills Academy Instructors
Grades 2 – 10

Elmwood School, one of Canada’s premier girls’ schools, provides an outstanding education to 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 expert educators qualified in primary and/or secondary divisions to participate in its innovative Summer Skills Academy 2018 camps program.

Instructors in Elmwood School’s Summer Skills Academy are inspirational educators and have a proven track record of teaching excellence. Elmwood’s Summer Skills Academy offers exceptional activities for girls age 6 – 16 with a focus on experiential learning and dynamic programming. Our summer program provides a range of academic, arts, sports and STEM camps, which run for ten weeks from June 18 to August 24, 2018. Summer camp programs are usually five days in length, with flexibility as to which week(s) and whether it is a half-day or full-day program.

Expectations for this position include:

·      Teacher education training (B.Ed., M.Ed.), completed or in progress
·      Ontario College of Teachers qualification (or equivalent) an asset
·      Previous camp experience as a counsellor or instructor an asset
·      Collaborative, flexible and enthusiastic team player
·      Dynamic and creative instructional skills
·      A proven ability to have a caring rapport with students

As a Summer Skills Academy instructor, you will be working under the guidance of Elmwood’s Director of Co-Curricular Learning. All camps take place on Elmwood School’s campus and training will be provided.

Please send a cover letter and CV to the attention of Kate Angell, Director of Co-Curricular Learning, at kangell@elmwood.ca. As a condition of employment, a successful reference check and criminal records check will be required.  While we thank all applicants for their application, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Closing date for applications: January 12, 2018

Elmwood School encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Contact Tanja Mackin at tmackin@elmwood.ca if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.