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Position: French Language Teacher
Organization: Polaris School and Centre
Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Polaris School and Centre is seeking a French teacher to lead the French Language program at Polaris. This is a contract position with hours ranging from 2 to 6 weekly for the 2021-2022 school year.

Having opened our doors in September 2018, Polaris School and Centre is a small independent school in the Ottawa area looking for an individual with a pioneering spirit to join our team and growing school community.

The ideal candidate will hold either a Waldorf-teacher training certificate or an Ontario-certified teaching certificate, who feels comfortable teaching French as a second language to combined grade classes. Knowledge of Waldorf pedagogy and/or Waldorf teaching experience is an asset.

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


  • Prepare French language lessons for students in grades 1 to 8 according to a Waldorf pedagogy and following a Waldorf approach.
  • Teach students using a hands-on, experiential approach, interweaving movement, art, and music into the language lesson.
  • Evaluate the progress of students and discuss results with the class teacher.
  • Identify children's individual learning needs.
  • Participate in staff meetings, mentoring and workshops as required.


  • A University Bachelor Degree and at least one year teaching experience, or a combination of education and work experience.
  • Familiarity with a vast repertoire of French children’s rhymes, poems, songs, and games, to be used in class that are age appropriate.
  • Previous knowledge of Waldorf pedagogy and/or Waldorf teaching experience is an asset.


  • $35/hour
  • No additional benefits are offered

To Apply:

If interested, email a letter of intent, your resume, and two references to

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Polaris School and Centre
235 Donald St. Suite 159
Ottawa ON K1K 1N1


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 19 2021    ID: 61072