Employment

City of Lakes Waldorf School Available Positions

 

Early Childhood Teacher – 2019-20 School Year

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a lead Early Childhood Teacher for the 2019-20 school year. The teacher will be responsible for providing a Waldorf Early Childhood education to our students, ages 3 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. City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks candidates who value and contribute to the fullness of a diverse and inclusive community within the context of our mission. The teacher must work collaboratively within the school as a whole, and within the Early Childhood program, which consists of Parent/Infant, Toddler, Preschool, and Kindergarten classes.

All application materials are requested by June 10, 2019. Applicants may submit a letter of introduction, resume, short biography and three reference contacts to Faculty Chair, Marcee Hansen and the attention of the Teacher Search Committee. For more information, please contact Faculty Chair, Marcee Hansen, at marcee@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.