Employment

City of Lakes Waldorf School Available Positions

Grades Teacher

Grades Teacher City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a fully qualified and inspired class teacher to join our faculty as a grades teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Qualified candidates will have a college degree, experience in the classroom, a strong interest in Waldorf education and proven capacities for teaching. Teachers without Waldorf training will be expected to attend a Waldorf certification program supported by school funding. 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.

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 Preschool to Grade 8 education for 270 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 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 and is currently implementing a long range 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.

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 and Foundation Studies to our community.

Qualifications and Benefits

Ideal candidates are Waldorf trained teachers with a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of teaching experience and a commitment to working 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 $40,250 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: Marti Stewart, City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55404 Email: martistewart@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,

Grades Extended Day Coordinator (15+hours)

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a qualified individual to lead and administer our Grades Extended Day program in the 2018-19 school year. Our Extended Day Program is an afterschool program designed to serve the needs of children (first through grade eight) and their families who require a longer school day. The program coordinator plans and oversees all aspects of our afterschool program and conducts the program in adherence with school guidelines and policies. In addition, the coordinator serves as one of the Extended Day teachers and provides supervision to other program staff. The program coordinator will be responsible for the development and oversight of special program options including extra-curricular classes and a study hall for older students. Our Extended Day coordinator interfaces with teaching faculty, administrative staff and parents on behalf of the student participants.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have successful teaching experience with children and considerable knowledge of Waldorf education. The ideal candidate will be creative, organized, and have strong leadership and communication skills. The position is a part-time hourly position. Hours: 2:30 to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday plus some administrative hours for program planning.

To Apply

Applications will be received through June 1 or until position is filled. Please email or mail a letter of interest, current resume and three references, including telephone numbers to: Email:martistewart@clws.org or mail to 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 2017-18 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 $40,000 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 29th anniversary in 2017-18 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.