Employment at Whidbey Island Waldorf School
WIWS has the following openings:
The Whidbey Island Waldorf School seeks two class teachers to join our faculty for the 2016-2017 school year, beginning August 2016. One position will take the 6th grade, and one the 8th grade. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and have completed their Waldorf teacher training: our ideal candidate is committed to collegial work, self-development, parent work, and excellence in teaching. We seek a warm, inspiring and energetic candidate who can carry our current grade classes for the remainder of their eight-year journey. The current fifth and seventh grade classes are comprised of academically strong, creative and cohesive groups of students (approximately 13 students each.)
Our school and its unique Island location
Nestled amidst 100 acres of ecological trust forestlands on a vibrant, artistic, rural island in the Puget Sound, the Whidbey Island Waldorf School (http://www.wiws.org) offers a traditional and creative Waldorf education to children spanning nursery through grade 8.
Our island location is peaceful and family-oriented, with beaches, trails, and easy access to several national parks and forests. Our school is also surrounded by the rich and diverse arts community of South Whidbey, and is only one hour from the bustling cultural life and opportunities of downtown Seattle.
Going through our 30th year and with a vibrant school of 125 students, our faculty is looking for a capable full-time colleague to carry his/her class and join the collaborative circle of teachers to help move the school forward in exciting ways. Our parents are enthusiastic and committed, engaged and supportive. Our students are relaxed, bright and energetic. Our festival life is rich and the environment here is as natural as it gets!
Please consider our school as a possible place to move ahead with your own development. In addition to a full salary based on teaching experience, we offer tuition remission for your children, as well as health care benefits.
How to Inquire or Apply:
Please submit the items below to our School Administrator, Michael Soule at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or send them by mail to: Michael Soule, PO Box 469, Clinton, WA 98236
1. A letter of interest articulating why you are suited for the position.
2. Your resume with reference contacts.
3. Your brief autobiography.
To inquire about positions and our school, please send letter of interest, a resume, and a list of references. For more information, please contact Michael Soule, WIWS Administrator, at email@example.com.