Employment

City of Lakes Waldorf School Available Positions

Toddler Assistant Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a teacher to provide assistance in our Toddler classroom. Qualified candidates have previous experience working with toddler-aged children and an interest in Waldorf pedagogy. Position hours are roughly 7:45 am to 3:45 pm Monday through Friday.

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 or martistewart@clws.org

Business Manager

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking to hire a full time Business Manager in April 2019. The Business Manager is responsible for managing daily financial activities including budget preparation and control, accounting, payroll, purchasing, and business planning and management. The Business Manager ensures compliance with school policies and procedures and state and federal regulations, oversees and manages the school’s property and casualty, health and liability insurance programs and manages and administers employee benefit programs and costs. This position brings focus to all financial matters of the school’s operations and advises the Administration and Board of Trustees in the areas of day-to-day financial operation of the school. The Business Manager works collaboratively with all other constituents of the school, providing information as requested.

Qualifications and Benefits
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, 5 years of experience in similar position. Prefer 7-10 years non-profit accounting experience  and a familiarity with Waldorf education. Full-time staff members enjoy generous benefits that include health, retirement and tuition remission. 

To Apply
Please submit a letter of introduction, your resume, and three professional references to the attention of Administrative Director, Marti Stewart at martistewart@clws.org. Interviews to begin in January 2019. Starting date: winter or spring 2019.

Grade One Teacher (Fall 2019)

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a fully qualified and inspired class teacher to join our faculty as the first grade teacher in the 2019-20 school year. Qualified candidates will have completed a college degree and have at least two years of successful classroom experience. Waldorf teacher training through a recognized institute is desired. We are seeking individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, parent education and dialogue, personal self-development and collegial cooperation. Candidates must have a strong interest and commitment to Waldorf education and be open to working out of Anthroposophy, the philosophy underlying Waldorf education. Experienced and dedicated teachers, who love children and are interested in the art of education but may be new to Waldorf schools, are encouraged to apply.

City of Lakes Waldorf School is dedicated to educating the whole child through an artistic and developmental approach. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive community that respects and affirms each of its members, honoring their diversity of culture, ethnicity, race, religion, family structure, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical abilities, and unique learning styles. We are committed to an education that transcends stereotypes and prejudices and fundamentally recognizes and values the many peoples and perspectives of our community and the world. City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks colleagues who share these beliefs, and who value and contribute to the fullness of a diverse and inclusive community.

To Apply
Qualified applicants may send a letter of interest, resume, short biography, and three references to our Teacher Search Committee, Attn: Marti Stewart, Administrator, City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55404 or martistewart@clws.org.

Full Time Eurythmy Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School available positions include 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 2018-19 school year and a full-time role in 2018-19. 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 $40,250 with increments for teaching experience and education.

Substitute Teachers

City of Lakes Waldorf School available positions includes 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
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 are preferred. Expertise in subject classes is preferred, but not required. This is an hourly position.

To Apply
Qualified applicants may send a letter of interest, resume, short biography, and three references to our Teacher Search Committee, Attn: Marti Stewart, Administrator, City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55404 or martistewart@clws.org.

Our School and Community

Founded in 1988, City of Lakes Waldorf School is an established independent school serving 270 students from Early Childhood through Grade 8. The school is located on two campuses: our main campus houses Preschool – Grade Eight and is located in the International Whittier neighborhood on “Eat Street” two blocks from The Minneapolis Museum of Arts and Fair Oaks Park; and Toddler and Mixed Age Kindergarten classrooms located across from Loring Park one mile from the main campus. 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 30th year in 2018-2019 and is currently implementing a strategic plan for the future. Our Board of Trustees and talented and dedicated parent community support our 50 full- and part-time members of the faculty and administrative staff. City of Lakes Waldorf School is a full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).

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 30th anniversary in 2018-19 and is implementing a strategic plan for our future. Our Board of Trustees and talented and dedicated parent community support our 50 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.