Employment

City of Lakes Waldorf School Available Positions

Development Director

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a Development Director who will serve as the primary fundraiser for the school and who will educate our community about the needs of the school and inspire their financial and volunteer support. The Development Director creates and implements annual and long-range development plans to secure major gifts, annual giving, selected grants, and fundraising events. City of Lakes Waldorf School will celebrate 30 years and 100 years of Waldorf education in the 2018-19 school year with a launch of a capital campaign. The Development Director will guide and support the work of the development committee and ensure that the work of that committee supports both short and long-term goals and objectives of the school. The Development Director is also responsible for maintaining an accurate fundraising calendar, managing the development budget, and maintaining an efficient record keeping system for all developmental and fundraising work. The Development Director is a key person for outreach and public relations who will promote the school’s philosophy as it relates to the goals and objectives of City of Lakes Waldorf School, as well as the person who fosters the link to our Alumni and their parents. The Development Director reports to the Administrative Director and works closely with administrative colleagues, the Board of Trustees, the College of Teachers and Parent Association representatives to establish and support a culture of giving within the School and build goodwill on behalf of City of Lakes Waldorf School beyond its immediate community.

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 School Association of the Central States.  We offer a preschool to Grade 8 education for more than 260 students, including Spanish, Eurythmy, movement and games, handwork, woodwork, circus 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 Collegeof 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 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.

Qualifications and Benefits

Demonstrated experience as a leader and fundraiser, preferably in a non-profit and/or educational institution; knowledge of and ability to articulate the mission of City of Lakes Waldorf School and Waldorf education; Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Full-time staff members enjoy generous benefits that include health, dental, tuition remission, mentoring and financial support for professional development.

Questions may be directed to Marti Stewart at (612) 767-1501 or martistewart@clws.org.

To apply

Please send a cover letter and resume with three references and a sample of written fundraising materials to the attention of the Administrative Director, Marti Stewart.

City of Lakes Waldorf School
2344 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

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 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 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

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, Faculty Chair, at marcee@clws.org.

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 28th anniversary in 2016-17 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.