Employment

City of Lakes Waldorf School Available Positions

 

Grades Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a fully qualified and inspired class teacher to join our faculty as our fourth grade teacher in the 2020-21 school year. 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 excellence in teaching, multiculturalism and inclusivity, parent education and dialogue, self-development, collegial cooperation and an openness 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.

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. We offer a base salary of $45,000 with increments for teaching experience and education.

To Apply:
Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee. Mail to: Marcee Hansen, City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55404 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.

Parent/Child Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a parent and child educator to teach our popular Little Sprouts program, beginning in the 2020-21 school year. The teacher will be responsible for creating and maintaining a beautiful, warm and nurturing Waldorf environment for our youngest students, 18-36 months. Our parent/child program is an extension of our vibrant early childhood program and will be offered at both our Whittier preschool-grade 8 campus and our Loring Park early childhood campus.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be an experienced parent and early childhood educator. Strong candidates will have completed a bachelor’s degree and a Lifeways or Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher certificate program. A love of young children, a deep understanding of the Waldorf pedagogy as it relates to the young child, and a demonstrated capacity to educate and 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/Child, Toddler, Nursery Preschool, and Kindergarten classes. All application materials should be submitted no later than April 1, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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.

Early Childhood Faculty Chair

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a full time Early Childhood Faculty Chair to pioneer this role in our school in the 2020-21 school year. The EC Faculty Chair will provide administrative and mentoring support to our early childhood teachers and classrooms and help to ensure the delivery of the rich Waldorf early childhood curriculum. Duties will include providing administrative support to all licensed programs, serving on various committees and leadership groups, providing support for EC staffing needs, and facilitating early childhood faculty meetings and professional development activities.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will be experienced Waldorf early childhood educators who have demonstrated leadership capacities and a commitment to collaborative and collegial work. Ideal candidates will have completed a bachelor’s degree and a Lifeways or Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher certificate program. A love of young children, a deep understanding of the Waldorf pedagogy as it relates to the young child, and a demonstrated capacity to educate and work well with parents is required. The EC Faculty Chair must work collaboratively within the school as a whole, and within the Early Childhood program, which consists of Parent/Child, Toddler, Nursery, Preschool, and Kindergarten classes. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. All application materials should be submitted no later than April 15, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee. Mail to: Marcee Hansen, City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55404 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.

Development Associate

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a Development Associate to provide administrative assistance to our Development Director in support of the school’s fundraising goals. Primary responsibilities include maintaining the accuracy and integrity of our database, ensuring donor acknowledgements, and providing support to related communications, donor meetings, event planning and grant writing activities. Applicants should have a high school diploma and at least two years of experience in database management and related development experience. Ideal candidates will be articulate and detail-oriented, hardworking and enjoy a collaborative working environment. Experience in a non-profit or school environment is preferred. This hourly position is part-time, an average of 15-20 hours per week.

To Apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to Marti Stewart, Administrative Director, at martistewart@clws.org or City of Lakes Waldorf School, Attention: Marti Stewart, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55404. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information, please contact (612) 767.1501.

Events Coordinator

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks an Events Coordinator to plan and implement the school’s fundraising events in service to our school’s mission. Primary responsibilities include working collaboratively with the school’s administrative team, faculty, and parent volunteers to plan several key events each year. Applicants should have at least two years of experience in event planning and volunteer coordination and be interested in the school’s unique mission. Ideal candidates will enjoy planning special events and be friendly, hardworking and appreciate a collaborative working environment. Experience in a non-profit or school environment is preferred. This hourly position is part-time, an average of 10 hours per week from August 15 through May 15. Evening and weekend hours required.

To Apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to Marti Stewart, Administrative Director, at martistewart@clws.org or City of Lakes Waldorf School, Attention: Marti Stewart, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55404. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information, please contact (612) 767.1501.

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.

Extended Day Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a qualified individual to teach in our Extended Day program in the 2019-20 school year. Our Extended Day Program is an afterschool program designed to serve the needs of children (pre-kindergarten through grade eight) and their families who require a longer school day.

Qualified candidates will have successful teaching experience with children and considerable interest in Waldorf education. The ideal candidate will be responsible, creative, organized, and love working with children. The position is a part-time hourly position. Approximate Hours: 3:00 to 5:30, Monday through Friday.

Applications requested by August 23, 2019 and will be received until the position is filled. Please email or mail a letter of interest, current resume and three references, including telephone numbers to: martistewart@clws.org or City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404 Attn: Marti Stewart.

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.

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.

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

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.