Employment at Whidbey Island Waldorf School
WIWS has the following openings:
~WIWS seeks an interim Nursery & Parent-Tot Teacher for the 2013-14 academic year. Our Nursery program welcomes children ranging from emergent walkers (approximately age one) through three years of age. Our program offers one-, two- and three-day nursery (Monday, Monday-Tuesday or Monday-Wednesday) options. The lead teacher will have an assistant, leading a class of up to 10 children per day,.
Our Parent-Tot program is evolving to harmonize with the needs of our Island community; we seek a teacher ready and able to give a new program a fresh start. This program will be offered on Thursdays for three hours on an open-enrollment, drop-in basis. A teacher in this position must be flexible and thrive in creating new possibilities. Waldorf teacher training is desirable.
This a part-time, hourly position. The rate of pay is $25; the position hours include prep time, and meeting time with parents and with colleagues. The position is for the 2013-14 school year while our nursery teacher takes a leave of absence. Even though this is an interim position, we seek a candidate with initiative and flexibility; this will be our second year with a very young Nursery class and our first with a new Parent-Tot approach. An ideal candidate will revel in the pleasure and challenges of creating new forms and sharing with faculty colleagues.
~WIWS is opening a position for a part-time, interim Foreign Language Teacher for the 2013-14 academic year. Our current Spanish teacher will be taking a sabbatical year after developing our Spanish program for 16 years. We are open to interviewing teachers of Spanish or other foreign languages. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience, good classroom management skills with a wide student age range, experience with lesson planning and familiarity with Waldorf education. Waldorf teacher training would be a significant plus. This position involves teaching children from Kindergarten through Grade 8 for up to 13 contact hours per week. The pay for this position is dependent upon experience. To apply, see instructions below.
~WIWS seeks a full-time teacher to begin the journey of the grades with a strong and vibrant First Grade in the Fall of 2013. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, a collegial spirit and a deep understanding of child development. Candidates must have a four-year college degree and Waldorf Elementary Certification. Please review the full job description HERE.
To apply for any of these positions, please submit your resume, brief biography and letter of interest to WIWS Administrator Maureen Marklin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-341-5686 x 14 with your questions.