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Seeking: Parent­-Child Class Teacher for 2016-­17 School Year

Position

We are seeking a lead teacher for our Parent­-Child program one to three mornings a week from 9:00­11:00, with additional duties before and after class for a total of three hours each day. The Parent­-Child teacher holds overall responsibility for the life and viability of his/her classes. This includes supporting parents in observing and caring for how the children develop, planning and leading appropriate activities for the parents and children in the classes, and caring for the classroom. The teacher is responsible for planning the daily, weekly and seasonal rhythms of the class according to the principles of Waldorf pedagogy and the needs s/he sees in his/her particular class. Lead teachers also provide communication with parents and create parent education opportunities.

Qualifications

We are interested in candidates with Waldorf early childhood classroom experience coupled with completed or ongoing Waldorf teacher training or conference attendance. Candidates must be willing to visit and observe our Parent-­Child classes and another area Waldorf school Parent-­Child program.

Pay/Benefits

The pay for this position is commensurate with experience and training. Benefits include partial tuition remission and funds for ongoing professional development.

Application

Please send letter of interest, resume, and a list of references to Christine Grafft at cgrafft@davinciwaldorf.org.


Seeking: Early Childhood Lead Teacher for 2016­-17

Position

We are seeking a lead teacher to work in the Early Childhood program for two to five days per week. The Early Childhood teacher is responsible for planning the daily, weekly and seasonal rhythms of the year. These plans are developed in accordance with the principles of Waldorf pedagogy and in light of the needs of the class. The Early Childhood lead teacher is also responsible for deepening his/her understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and seeking out new materials for his/her teaching.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate has Waldorf early childhood classroom experience coupled with
completed or ongoing Waldorf teacher training. Candidates must be willing to visit and observe our Early Childhood program and other area Waldorf schools.

Pay/Benefits

The pay for this position is commensurate with experience and training. Benefits
include tuition remission and funds for ongoing professional development.

Application

Please send letter of interest, resume, and a list of references to Christine Grafft at cgrafft@davinciwaldorf.org.


Seeking: Early Childhood Assistant for 2016­-17

Position

We are seeking a part­-time Early Childhood Assistant. The assistant works under the
direction of the class teacher and should be willing, flexible, warm and joyful. The hours are from 8:15­-1:15 two to five days a week, with additional hours on one or more days until 3:30 and as needed.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have some experience teaching in a Waldorf Early Childhood classroom and/or have some Waldorf teacher training or conference attendance.

Pay/Benefits

This is an hourly position. Benefits include partial tuition remission and funds for
ongoing professional development.

Application

Please send letter of interest, resume, and a list of references to Christine Grafft at cgrafft@davinciwaldorf.org.


Seeking: Aftercare Teacher

Position

We are seeking an Aftercare teacher to provide supervision and care for Early Childhood and Grade School students who stay after school from 3:30 until 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday on regular school days.

Qualifications

A strong candidate will have a commitment to uphold the principles of Waldorf education and the ability to meet the needs of children at different ages. The teacher will have to follow safely and disciplinary policies provided by the school and communicate with parents about their children.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

● Provide a loving, nurturing, safe and orderly environment for Early Childhood and Grades students
● Provide a space and assistance for grade school students to complete homework
● Play, draw, and handcraft with students
● Communicate with parents regarding their child’s experience
● Maintain records of attendance, behavior and any medical care

Pay/Benefits

The pay for this position is $16/hr. Benefits include remission at 50% of percentage of service as compared to a full-time position and $500 for professional development.

Application

Please send letter of interest, resume, and a list of references to Christine Grafft at cgrafft@davinciwaldorf.org.