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Westboro Academy supports a positive nurturing environment for its students and its employees. Our school is located in Ottawa, the national capital, near Alta Vista. We recruit candidates who embrace our values of Excellence, Integrity and Respect.

A great place to work

Westboro Academy offers the opportunity to work toward achieving your professional and personal goals in a supportive environment that encourages teamwork, innovation and focused learning. Our school is committed to providing a respectful, equitable, and engaging educational and work environment.

  • Teaching positions:
    Our small student-teacher ratio gives faculty members the opportunity to personalize their teaching style as they make a difference in students’ lives. All applicants must be certified teachers with a passion for working with young people. Bilingualism is a strong asset, but not required, depending on the position.
  • Program counsellors positions:
    From time to time, we hire after-school program counsellors for our Before and After School Program. Our counsellors must have a valid police records check, first aid certification and an abundance of energy and creative ideas! They also have experience working with children and often have a background in camps.

Persons interested in submitting an application to be kept on file may do so by submitting a resume and cover letter to Please be sure to include in the heading your specific area of interest.‍‍‍

Part-time music teacher position

Our school is in search of a part-time music teacher to start in January 2020 to fill a maternity leave.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach weekly music classes to students from Junior Kindergarten to grade 8. Within this context, students begin learning recorder in grade 4 and band instruments are introduced in grade 6. The music teacher is also responsible for teaching two choir groups, a band, and helping prepare for special events and performances. The candidate must have a strong background in Music training and instruction and be a certified teacher. This position is for Mondays and Wednesdays.

Applicants can submit their resume and cover letter to Meg Garrard at as soon as possible. Please note that we will begin reviewing applications as they are received.

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About Us

Westboro Academy is a small, independent day school for kindergarten through grade 8. Learn about our history, mission, team, and the Westboro Academy bilingual education advantage.


The rigorous academic program is built on a truly bilingual model for learning. Achieving personal excellence with a strong work ethic, and reaching your best in a supportive environment are keys to success.

School Life

Being a part of Westboro Academy includes leadership development, special programs and activities, character defining experiences and service learning opportunities.