Employment

Immediate Openings

​Office Manager

We are now accepting applications for the position of Office Manager. The ideal candidate will be an experienced office manager with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Mailchimp (or similar contact application), Access-based database applications, and WordPress.  Must be professional and possess a calm, kind demeanor to greet visitors and assist parents, students and staff throughout the day. Primary responsibilities include the support of daily operations through communications and technology including managing the interface between TADS (0nline enrollment and registration) and BigSIS (school database), and maintaining the school website.  Supports school regulatory/legal functions, tuition aid program, school committees, new employee onboarding, and staff and visiting professionals travel arrangements. Assists with administrative work and provides support to faculty as needed. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail as well as the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities needed.  Other qualities necessary are an inner flexibility and an ability to trouble shoot and think on your feet.  Interest in or commitment to Waldorf education is essential. Applications accepted through May 15, 2016. Qualified applicants may submit a letter of interest, resume and three references to Marti Stewart at martistewart@clws.org or Marti Stewart, City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404.

Kindergarten Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a lead Kindergarten Teacher for the 2016-17 school year. The teacher will be responsible for providing a Waldorf Early Childhood education to our students, ages 4 to 6. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Waldorf Early Childhood educator who has completed a bachelor’s degree and a Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher certificate program. A love of children, a deep understanding of the Waldorf pedagogy, and a demonstrated capacity to work well with parents is required.  The teacher must work collaboratively within the school as a whole, and within the Early Childhood program, which consists of Parent/Toddler, Preschool, and Kindergarten classes. All application materials should be submitted no later than May 20, 2016. For more information please stop by our school office or contact Administrative Director, Marti Stewart at (612)767-1501 or martistewart@clws.org or Pedagogical Chair, Marcee Hansen at marcee@clws.org

Grade Five Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a fully qualified and inspired class teacher to join our faculty as the fifth grade teacher in the 2016-17 school year. Qualified candidates will have a college degree, Waldorf teaching training and experience in the classroom, and will have developed a strong commitment to Waldorf education and proven capacities for teaching. We are seeking individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, parent education and dialogue, self-development, collegial cooperation and to working out of Anthroposophy. City of Lakes Waldorf School is dedicated to educating the whole child through an artistic and developmental approach. We seek colleagues who share these goals and who are dedicated to the healthy development of each child.

Qualifications and Benefits
Ideal candidates are Waldorf trained teachers with a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of teaching experience, a love of children and a commitment to working out of anthroposophy. Full time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that include health, dental, tuition remission, mentoring and financial support for professional development.  We offer a base salary $40,030 with increments for teaching experience and education.

To Apply
Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee.  Questions may be directed to Marti Stewart, Administrative Director at (612) 767-1501 or martistewart@clws.org or Marcee Hansen, Pedagogical Chair at marcee@clws.org

Early Childhood Assistant

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a teacher to provide assistance in our early childhood program in the 2016-17 school year. Qualified candidates have previous experience working with young children and an understanding and appreciation of Waldorf pedagogy. Position hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday during the school year. Applicants may submit a letter of introduction, resume, short biography and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact Marti Stewart, Administrative Director at (612)767-1501 / martistewart@clws.org or Marcee Hansen, Pedagogical Chair at marcee@clws.org.

Full Time Eurythmy Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a trained and experienced Eurythmy teacher to provide Eurythmy to students in preschool through grade eight.

Qualifications and Benefits
Ideal candidates will have completed a full Eurythmy training and a Bachelor’s degree, and have a love of children and a commitment to working out of Anthroposophy. Strong candidates will have experience working with children as well as bringing Eurythmy to faculty and parents and will be interested in building a full Eurythmy program from our current part-time program. We are specifically looking for candidates who are available for block teaching in the 2016-17 school year and a full time role in 2017-18. We are seeking individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, parent education and dialogue, self-development, and collegial cooperation.  Full time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that include health, dental, tuition remission, mentoring and financial support for professional development.  We offer a base salary $40,000 with increments for teaching experience and education.

Substitute Spanish Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a Spanish teacher to provide substitution to students in grades 1-8. The ideal applicant will be an experienced elementary and middle school language teacher who demonstrates fluency and knowledge of Spanish cultural traditions and has completed a bachelor’s degree. A love of children and teaching and a knowledge of, or interest in, Waldorf education is required. Qualified applicants may submit a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references.

Substitute Teachers for 2016-2017

City of Lakes Waldorf School is looking for substitute teachers for early childhood and grades 1-8. Availability includes all areas of the school day: morning and afternoon early childhood, main lesson, subject classes, lunch and recess coverage as well as extended day after school. Subject classes include movement, handwork, woodwork, ensemble and choir.

Qualifications include: flexible schedule, experience leading a classroom, experience working with many different ages, strong class management skills and strong communication skills. Waldorf teacher training and classroom experience is preferred. Expertise in subject classes is preferred, but not required. This is an hourly position.

Extended Day Staff

City of Lakes Waldorf School is looking for Extended Day Staff from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Qualifications include: flexible schedule, experience leading a classroom, experience working with many different ages, strong class management skills and strong communication skills. Classroom experience is preferred. This is an hourly position.

Our Staff

Our experienced and creative faculty, led by the College of Teachers, is dedicated to excellence in Waldorf education and the development of curriculum to reflect our diverse, urban community. Our school celebrates its 27th anniversary in 2015 and is actively engaged in a new strategic plan for our future. Our Board of Trustees and talented and dedicated parent community support our 45 full and part time members of the faculty and administrative staff. Our school enjoys an association with the Minnesota Waldorf School across the river, a chapter of the Anthroposophical Society, and the Novalis Institute which provides adult education and Foundation Studies to our community.