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SUBSTITUTE AND ASSISTANT TEACHER

Title
SUBSTITUTE AND ASSISTANT TEACHER
Location
Pacific Palisades, CA
Description
Immediate Hire

The Westside Waldorf School in Pacific Palisades, California is accepting resumes for an experienced Grade’s 1-8 Class teacher beginning immediately. This teacher may assist in current classes, have split classes with another teacher, substitute and offer Blocks of teaching in the Grades. This is an opportunity to get to know the school and our program and would be eligible to apply for a class of their own.

Candidates must have successful teaching experience, be committed to excellence in teaching, and positive and effective classroom management. All Class Teachers are expected to be good collaborators, to have a history of strong, positive communication skills with parents and colleagues, to demonstrate professionalism and healthy boundaries, and to convey warmth and joy. Class Teachers are full-time, active members of the school’s faculty and are responsible for providing curriculum in a timely manner according to the principles of Waldorf pedagogy. Class Teachers prepare and deliver daily Main Lesson curriculum, as well as weekly skills classes including Language Arts, Math and artistic lessons, observing and nurturing their students’ growth and development. They are responsible for the aesthetic and safety care of the classroom and outside environment. In addition, Class Teachers meet regularly with their class families, and work closely with their colleagues. Attendance at school events, parent evenings, and festival celebrations is required.

Westside Waldorf School's main campus is nestled between the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. We are fortunate to have both the ocean and the local state park within easy walking access for class outings and learning opportunities. In addition to our full grades 1-8 program, we have four Nurseries, three Kindergartens, and two Parent Child Programs.  Our school enjoys healthy enrollment, and a diverse community with a broad array of life experiences and geographic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Our graduates successfully transfer to a wide variety of both local and out of area high schools. Westside Waldorf students experience a rich program which includes Eurythmy, Spanish, Japanese, Handwork, Woodwork, Instrumental and Choral Music, Games, a Middle School Math track and Gardening classes. We also provide After-School Sports and an Enriched Aftercare Program. Westside Waldorf School is currently in consideration for full AWSNA Accreditation and has been a full member of WECAN since 2009.
Benefits
Health, dental, short and long term disability, 403b with matching, tuition remission, and

Professional development benefits
Requirements
REQUIREMENTS:

A Bachelor’s degree.

Previous teaching experience in Grades 1-8

Required Waldorf teaching certificate for for full time Grades Class Teaching



DESIRED SKILLS:

Certification of completed Waldorf training from a recognized institution for the substitute position

PLEASE SEND RESUME, A COVER LETTER AND 3 REFERENCES TO:

tatkinson@wswaldorf.org

To learn more about WWS please visit our website at: www.westsidewaldorf.org



Westside Waldorf School is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin , ancestry, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, religious creed, disability (mental and physical) including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics ), genetic information, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, denial of family and medical care leave , or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.