Employment

Immediate Openings

Spanish Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a full time Spanish teacher to begin in January 2016. The teacher will be responsible for providing instruction to children (grades one through eight) in the Spanish language. 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 as well as Waldorf training. A love of children and teaching and a knowledge of, or interest in, Waldorf education is required. We seek a teacher who has excellent organizational, interpersonal and classroom management skills. Our Spanish position is considered 100% of full time with commensurate benefits.

Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish or Education and at least two years of teaching experience. 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 $38,864 with increments for teaching experience and education. Qualified applicants may submit a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references by November 15, 2015.

 

Fall 2016

Grade One Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a fully qualified and inspired class teacher to join our faculty as the first 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.

Substitute Teachers for 2015-2016

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 for 3 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.

Qualifications and Benefits

Ideal candidates are Waldorf trained teachers with a Bachelor’s degree, at least two years of teaching experience and a commitment to working out of anthroposophy. Full time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that include health, dental, tuition remission, retirement, mentoring and financial support for professional development. We offer a base salary $38,864 with increments for teaching experience and education.

To Apply

Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to:
Marti Stewart, C/O Teacher Search Committee
City of Lakes Waldorf School
2344 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Email: martistewart@clws.org
Phone: 612.767.1501