Employment

City of Lakes Waldorf School Available Positions

 

Lead Toddler Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a lead early childhood teacher for our year round toddler program. The teacher is responsible for creating and maintaining a warm, safe and nurturing Waldorf environment for our youngest students, 18-36 months. Our toddler classroom is an extension of our vibrant early childhood program and is located at our Loring Park Early Childhood campus, one mile from our main school building and directly across the street from Loring Park.  The teacher will work collaboratively within the school as a whole, and within the Early Childhood program, which consists of Parent/Toddler, Nursery, Preschool, and Kindergarten classes. The Lead Teacher is expected to demonstrate leadership capacities in supporting a team of assistants, onboarding new families and providing parent education. 

Qualifications: Strong candidates will be experienced early childhood educators with extensive experience with toddlers. Candidates should have a completed bachelor’s degree. Additional training through Lifeways or a Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher certificate program and experience working with diverse populations are a plus. A love of toddlers, a kinship for Waldorf pedagogy as it relates to young children, a demonstrated capacity to work well with parents, and a commitment to inclusion is required. All application materials should be submitted no later than January 6, 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.

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.

Facility Manager

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a Facility Manager to ensure our school building and grounds are well-maintained and safe for our school community. Primary responsibilities include year round maintenance of our historic building and outdoor grounds, oversight of janitorial services and capital improvements, and performing minor repairs to the classrooms, building and equipment to ensure safety and meet all regulatory requirements. Applicants should have at least two years of experience in building and grounds management, experience maintaining older buildings, and knowledge of school safety. Ideal candidates will be friendly, hardworking and enjoy working in a collaborative working environment. Candidates representing diverse populations are encouraged to apply. Experience in a school environment is preferred. This salaried position is full-time, 40-45 hours per week, M-F, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm.

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To Apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to Administrative Director Marti Stewart at martistewart@clws.org or City of Lakes Waldorf School, Attention: Marti Stewart, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55404. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by January 10, 2020.

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. We offer a Toddler through Grade 8 education for 290 students, including Spanish, Cyber Civics, 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 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 30th anniversary in 2018 and is currently implementing a long range strategic plan for the future. Our Board of Trustees and talented and dedicated parent community support our more than 50 full and part-time members of the faculty and administrative staff.

Our school is located in a beautiful historic 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 of the Minneapolis Institute of Art and have convenient access to many cultural features of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. Our second early childhood campus is one mile away and situated on Loring Park directly across from the Walker Art Center and Sculpture Garden. Our school enjoys an association with the Waldorf School in St. Paul, a chapter of the Anthroposophical Society, Camphill Village, several community farms, and the Novalis Institute which provides adult education to our community.