Waldorf School of Lexington, now in its 50th year, is currently accepting applications for a three quarter time Waldorf-trained Mandarin Chinese Teacher. This onsite position has an expected start date of July 2021 and offers full benefits with a salary that is commensurate with experience.
Waldorf education uses world languages to develop a positive attitude toward people of other languages, cultures and countries and to encourage the development of human understanding. Through singing, stories, projects, speech and eventually reading and writing, children in grades one through eight are introduced to diverse cultures and people.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
Solid knowledge of the Mandarin Chinese language—native or near native fluency in Mandarin
Exemplary classroom management and discipline
Ability to collaborate with world language and other faculty on curriculum
Ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues, and parents/guardians
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Education and training requirements for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred);
Teaching experience in classroom and group settings
Waldorf training and/or at least two years of teaching experience in a Waldorf school
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About Waldorf School of Lexington
Waldorf School of Lexington is part of the global movement of Waldorf Schools, one of the fastest growing independent school pedagogy worldwide. WSL provides a stimulating education that integrates music, fine arts, foreign languages, practical arts and crafts, physical education, and gardening with math, science, language arts, and social studies. We strive to cultivate in our students: a sense of wonder, creative and inquiring minds, a well-founded belief in their capacities, strength of character, will, and intellect, and compassion for and interest in all life.