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2023-2024 Kindergarten Teacher (Full and Part-time)

Polaris School and Centre

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Mar 3

Polaris School and Centre is seeking a lead kindergarten teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. Having opened our doors in September 2018, Polaris School and Centre is a small, independent Waldorf-inspired school in the heart of Ottawa.  We are currently looking for an individual to join our team and our growing and diverse school community.

Polaris School and Centre strives to meet the needs of the whole child – head, heart and hands. Using a hands-on and experiential educational approach, our goal is to plant a seed in each child for a life-long love of learning, building a foundation of self-confidence, resilience, creativity and respect for oneself, others, and the natural world around them.

The ideal candidate will be a Waldorf-trained teacher and/or Ontario-Certified teacher and/or RECE with  experience working with children aged 4 to 6. Understanding of Waldorf approach/pedagogy is essential.  

We are looking for a talented and motivated individual who enjoys working with children, teaching and works well in a collaborative manner.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating a nurturing environment and cultivating connection with children and parents.
  • Establishing the daily rhythm, including circle and story and meaningful work activities.
  • Observing the children in various developmental domains and bringing observations to parents and the Circle of Teachers.
  • Working collaboratively and cultivating a strong relationship with parents to foster the child’s well being, including parent and teacher interviews.
  • Conducting parent gatherings to share the essentials of Waldorf pedagogy.
  • Participating in staff meetings, mentoring and workshops as required.
  • Lead the admission’s process and complete administrative tasks.


  • Ideally candidates have completed their Waldorf Teacher Training Certification OR Ontario-certified teacher training or ECE certification with at least one year teaching experience in a Waldorf setting and/or similar experience and certification.
  • Ability to teach in English, other languages (especially French) are an asset.
  • Provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check.
  • Hold current first aid certification.

Salary:  Please contact us for more information.

If interested, email a letter of intent, your resume, two references and a brief autobiography to careers@polarisschool.ca.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Polaris School and Centre

1805 Gaspe Avenue

Ottawa ON K1K 0A4



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