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Linden Waldorf School

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Linden Waldorf School

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Job Summary

Linden Waldorf School​ serves Early Childhood through 8th Grades.

We envision a thriving intergenerational and diverse community of lifelong learners dedicated to fostering the ideals of Waldorf education with the intention of cultivating the intellectual curiosity, moral consciousness, and physical well-being of our students, families, and the greater community.

Linden Waldorf School’s mission is to provide education that honors the developmental stages of childhood, cultivates a love of learning, and addresses the whole child through the head, hands, and heart.

We value Waldorf education and participating in its evolution; building on the foundation of Rudolf Steiner’s insights into child development and actively working to keep the education relevant to our time and place.
We value education that is developmentally appropriate, addresses the whole child, is academically challenging and fosters a lifelong love of learning.
We value a thriving community built on the ideals of peace, joy, cooperation, collegiality, financial responsibility, diversity, integrity and respect.
We value a deep connection with nature that nurtures wonder and reverence for the world around us. We value bio-dynamic agriculture and other forms of environmental stewardship that create a sustainable path into the future.
We value a welcoming learning environment where faculty and staff strive to bring students to an understanding and experience of the common humanity of all the world’s people – transcending stereotypes, prejudices, and divisive barriers.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Function:

The Substitute shall meet the needs of the children, the program, and the well being of the classroom. He/She will work to guide the children through imitation, and the substitute will help to strengthen and develop the children’s will and senses through meaningful interactions. He/She will have flexibility in working with a dynamic age range, and classes dependent upon the individual’s interest. Classes in the Waldorf curriculum include: Drawing, Language Arts, Math, Handwork, Woodwork, Music, Movement, Spanish, and Mandarin.

 

Classroom Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Supervise the children in play.
  • Assist and guide them through lessons.
  • Follow the prepared work in the substitute binder.
  • Relay messages to the parents from other teachers.

Additional Responsibilities:

All teachers share responsibility for the well-being of the school. Aspects of this responsibility are:

  • Maintaining and striving for an openness to understand and work with the Anthroposophical underpinnings of Waldorf Education and child development.
  • Participation in the design and execution of an individualized plan for professional development. Attendance at Waldorf Education summer training as identified as appropriate by the School.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university

Preferred Qualifications:
1 – 2 years previous classroom experience
Have completed, or be willing to complete Waldorf Certification

Additional Information

Benefits

401k, Dental, Medical

How to Apply

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3026491

Details

  • Date Posted: June 8, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture