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NWT Montessori Soicety
October 24, 2021
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type
Northwest Territories


The NWT Montessori Society is hiring an After School Leader. Candidate must be at least 16 years of age.

This job runs Monday-Friday throughout the school year.

This is the perfect after-school job for those currently attending high school.


Duties of the After School Care Leader includes the following:

  • Work with the Classroom Teacher and Classroom Assistant in order to provide exceptional care for our Casa and Elementary aged students
  • Assist with creating and delivering programs
  • Facilitate age-appropriate crafts, games and play-based programming
  • Monitor students during snack time
  • Ensure that proper sanitizing of materials and surfaces is compliant with Health and Safety Regulations
  • Supervise students in the classroom and while getting ready to go home
  • Follow program schedules
  • Follow guidelines for parent communication, confidentiality and the NWT Montessori Society's policies as stated in the Parent Handbook
  • Supervise during outdoor play to ensure the safety of students
  • Compliance with the NWT Daycare Act and NWT Montessori Society regulations at all times
  • Follow the Positive Behavior Policy
  • Awareness and use of Emergency procedures
  • Facilitate age appropriate activities when needed
  • Light administrative duties (photocopying, preparation of crafts and activities)


  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must be able to provide a clean Criminal Record Check (vulnerable sector)
  • Must have First Aid/CPR or willing to obtain

The After School Care Leader must demonstrate the following Skills:

  • Ability to work with children in a respectful, calm and compassionate manner
  •  Understanding of Early Childhood development
  •  Ability to multi-task
  •  Ability to communicate with students, staff and parents/guardians
  •  Knowledge of the NWT Daycare Act
  •  Ability to adhere to the Montessori practices and philosophy while working with the Montessori teacher
  •  Ability to create a safe environment while being consistent at all times
  • Knowledge of Montessori practices or willing to learn

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