Seeking First Grade Teacher

Ithaca Waldorf School, Ithaca, New York

Date PostedMarch 09, 2017
IndustryK-12: Charter Schools
SpecialtyOther
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryCommensurate With Experience
Certificate Needed No
Education Bachelor's Degree
Websitehttp://ithacawaldorf.org
Description:

Ithaca Waldorf School
First Grade Teacher for 17-18


Beginning: July 1, 2017

Ithaca Waldorf School seeks an experienced teacher to serve as the Grade One Teacher for the 2017-18 school year. Accepting applications now. Position is open until filled. We seek teachers with experience and training in Waldorf education and an abiding interest in the foundational philosophy of the school. We also welcome teachers new to Waldorf education if they have a serious interest in developing themselves as Waldorf teachers. We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits with full tuition remission for children of full time salaried employees.

About IWS
In the Fall of 2017, the Ithaca Waldorf school will extend from Grade One through Six, in addition to providing full day programs in three Early Childhood classrooms, all of which are filled to capacity.  

The independent, not-for-profit Ithaca Waldorf School is authorized by the New York State Department of Education to provide instruction through Grade 8.  A fully-accredited member of the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN), we are currently a developing school with the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America.  The Ithaca Waldorf School is nestled in the New York Finger Lakes on an 80-acre organic campus composed of field, forest and a biodynamic and educational farm.

Ithaca is home to Cornell University and Ithaca College, which offer our community a rich cultural life. The city is situated at the foot of beautiful Cayuga Lake, and is a wonderful place to raise a family. 

Qualifications:        

  • High school graduate
  • Waldorf Teaching Certificate preferred
  • BA or BS required
  • Waldorf teaching experience preferred
  • Experience teaching grade school age students
  • Teaching, interpersonal, and student management skills
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Be adaptable; able to change work plan based on needs of particular class    

Applicants should email a letter of interest, resume, three references including most recent school employer, and a brief biography to the IWS Hiring Committee c/o Claire Huyghe.

The Ithaca Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or handicapping conditions in its educational programs or employment. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment that is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position or program to which application has been made.

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