Employment

City of Lakes Waldorf School Available Positions

 

Early Childhood Lead Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a lead Early Childhood Teacher to join our faculty in the 2020-21 school year. The teacher will be responsible for providing a Waldorf Early Childhood education to our students, ages 3 to 6. Qualified candidates will have a college degree, experience in the classroom, a strong interest in Waldorf education and proven capacities for teaching. We are seeking individuals who are committed to educational equity and inclusion and self-development, with a willingness to engage in age-appropriate anti-rascist curriculum. A love of children 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, Nursery, Preschool, and Kindergarten classes.

Qualifications and Benefits: Ideal candidates are Waldorf trained teachers with a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of teaching experience and a willingness to work out of Anthroposophy. Qualified teachers without Waldorf training will be expected to attend a Waldorf certification program supported by school funding. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Full time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that include health, dental, tuition remission, mentoring and financial support for professional development.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee. Email: marcee@clws.org. For more information, please visit our website at www.clws.org or contact Marti Stewart, Administrative Director at 612-767-1501 or Marcee Hansen, Faculty Chair at marcee@clws.org. All application materials should be submitted no later than July 24, 2020.

Nursery Assistant Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a teacher to provide assistance in our Nursery classroom beginning in March 2020. Qualified candidates have previous experience working with children ages 3-4 and an interest in Waldorf pedagogy. Position hours are roughly 3:00 am to 6:00 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.

Toddler Assistant Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a teacher to provide assistance in our Toddler classroom beginning in March 2020. Qualified candidates will have previous experience working with toddler aged children and an interest in Waldorf pedagogy. Position hours are roughly 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Applicants may submit a letter of introduction, resume, short biography and contact information for 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.

Spanish Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a full time Spanish teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The teacher will be responsible for providing instruction to children (kindergarten through grade 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. 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.

Qualifications and 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. Native speakers are encouraged to apply. Full time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that include health, dental, tuition remission, mentoring and financial support for professional development including Waldorf training. We offer a base salary $41,869 with increments for teaching experience and education.

To Apply: Qualified applicants may submit a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee. For more information please contact Faculty Chair Marcee Hansen at (612) 767-1532 or marcee@clws.org.

Our School and Community

City of Lakes Waldorf School is an accredited, full member school of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States. We offer a Toddler through Grade 8 education for over 280 students, including Spanish, Cyber Civics, movement and games, handwork, woodwork, circus arts, and music (recorder, strings and chorus) and after school sports programs. Our parent/child program introduces young families to Waldorf education. 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 celebrated its 31st anniversary in 2019 and is currently implementing a long range strategic plan for the future. Our board of trustees along with our talented and dedicated parent community support our more than 60 full and part time members of the faculty and administrative staff.

Our school is located in a beautiful stone building (circa 1925) in a lively urban neighborhood just blocks from downtown Minneapolis. The school resides on what is known as “Eat Street” – home to a large number of restaurants featuring cuisines from around the world. We are within walking distance to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and have convenient access to the cultural features of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, including nationally acclaimed symphony and chamber orchestras, theatres, art, science and children’s museums. Our second early childhood campus is one mile away and situated on Loring Park directly across from the Walker Art Center and Sculpture Garden. Minneapolis is a beautiful city encompassing lakes, rivers and creeks and containing an extensive selection of parks for walking, biking and opportunities for a myriad of outdoor activities in all seasons. Our school enjoys an association with the Waldorf School in St. Paul, a chapter of the Anthroposophical Society, a Camphill Village, several community farms, and the Novalis Institute which provides adult education to our community.