Linden Waldorf School is seeking an experienced educator to join our Early Childhood Team. We are seeking teachers who embrace the play-based and nature-based Waldorf Early Childhood curriculum with joy and warmth. We are searching for teachers who understand best practices in teaching, who are interested in collaborative and multidisciplinary approaches, and who are passionate about caring for young children.The teacher position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, effective classroom management, and enthusiasm for developing a welcoming and inclusive classroom. It is our desire to hire qualified individuals with a demonstrated commitment to innovation, inspiration and healthy collegial working.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Commitment to excellence in teaching, parent education and dialogue, self-development, and collegial cooperation
Strong organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a hands-on team environment
Ability to create a classroom that is a safe and inclusive place for everyone
o We seek a teacher who is aware of the racial, socio-economic, gender, and other inequities present in education, and actively works to eliminate these in the classroom
Ability to maintain confidential information
Ability to work and communicate well with all levels of faculty and staff
Ability to work and communicate well with students and their parents
Flexibility, maturity, and a sense of humor
Ability to work outside in all weather
It is the policy of Linden Waldorf School to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, status as a covered veteran, or any other legally protected status, in accordance with federal and state law, and not to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation, benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.
All interested candidates should send their resume to email@example.com.
Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree 1 – 2 years experience in an educational or school setting Knowledge or interest in Waldorf Education
Physical Job Requirements for all Linden Waldorf School Employees
Must be able to:
Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time, standing or sitting.
Move about to reach students and/or access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
Constantly/occasionally operate a computer and other office machinery.
Ascend/descend stairs and traverse campus
Position self as needed, including bending, crouching, kneeling, lifting, reaching.
Lift up to 40 pounds.
Frequently communicate with students, parents, colleagues, and leadership.
Actively supervise students with focus even when distractions present.
Work in various outdoor weather conditions for extended periods of time.