Employment

City of Lakes Waldorf School Available Positions

Toddler Assistant Teacher

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a teacher to provide assistance in our new Toddler classroom beginning in August or September 2018. Qualified candidates have previous experience working with toddler-aged children and an interest in Waldorf pedagogy. Position hours are roughly 11 am to 5:30 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.

Business Manager

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking to hire a full time Business Manager in April 2019. The Business Manager is responsible for managing daily financial activities including budget preparation and control, accounting, payroll, purchasing, and business planning and management. The Business Manager ensures compliance with school policies and procedures and state and federal regulations, oversees and manages the school’s property and casualty, health and liability insurance programs and manages and administers employee benefit programs and costs. This position brings focus to all financial matters of the school’s operations and advises the Administration and Board of Trustees in the areas of day-to-day financial operation of the school. The Business Manager works collaboratively with all other constituents of the school, providing information as requested.

Qualifications and Benefits

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, 5 years of experience in similar position. Prefer 7-10 years non-profit accounting experience  and a familiarity with Waldorf education.  Full-time staff members enjoy generous benefits that include health, retirement and tuition remission. 

To Apply

Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, and three professional references to the attention of Administrative Director, Marti Stewart at martistewart@clws.org. Interviews to begin in July 2018. Starting date: winter or spring 2019. A September 2018 start date as a part-time employee is also possible for the right candidate. Full time employment would begin in Spring 2019.

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.

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.

Extended Day Teacher (10-12 hours)

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a qualified individual to teach in our Extended Day program in the 2018-19 school year. Our Extended Day Program is an afterschool program designed to serve the needs of children (preschool through grade eight) and their families who require a longer school day. Qualified candidates will have successful experience caring for 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 5:00 pmMonday through Friday. Applications requested by August 10, 2018 and will be received until position is filled. Please email or mail a letter of interest, current resume and three references, including telephone numbers to 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 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.

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.

Our School and Community

Founded in 1988, City of Lakes Waldorf School is an established independent school serving 270 students from Early Childhood through Grade 8. The school is located on two campuses: our main campus houses Preschool – Grade Eight and is located in the International Whittier neighborhood on “Eat Street” two blocks from The Minneapolis Museum of Arts and Fair Oaks Park; and Toddler and Mixed Age Kindergarten classrooms located across from Loring Park one mile from the main campus. 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 year in 2018-2019 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. City of Lakes Waldorf School is a full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).

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 30th anniversary in 2018-19 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.