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2014-2015 Grade One Teacher

Dec 09 2013 | Detroit Waldorf School | Detroit, MI

The Detroit Waldorf is currently accepting Grade One Teacher applications the 2014/2015 school year. We are looking for someone with strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills who can lead a class with enthusiasm and warmth. The class teacher is a full-time salaried position. We offer a base salary, along with increments for years of experience. Benefits for full time salaried teachers include dental, life insurance, retirement benefits, disability, tuition remission and on-going teacher development opportunities. The ideal candidate would have an active Michigan teaching certificate plus Waldorf teacher certification and a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.

The Detroit Waldorf School is a multi-racial and multi-cultural school, celebrating its 47th year in the heart of the Detroit renaissance. We have the honor of being one of the ten oldest Waldorf schools in the United States. We offer a full Waldorf curriculum and we are accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North American and the Independent Schools Association of Central States. Our school has a strong early childhood program, including a Kindergarten specific class that serves as a bridge to the grades. Our elementary program includes two languages, eurythmy, handwork, arts, remedial resource program, full orchestra, physical education and afterschool sports program. We are housed in a beautiful 1920’s historical building situated on 4 acres with an organic garden.

Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a hiring visit. The hiring process includes, but is not limited to: an introductory campus tour, classroom observations, one or more teaching demonstrations presented by the candidate, and a hiring interview with members of the Personnel Committee and College of Teachers. Travel expenses are the responsibility of the applicant.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references, via email to [email protected] or by mail to Detroit Waldorf School, 2555 Burns, Detroit, MI 48214. We encourage you to visit our website to learn more about our school at www.detroitwaldorf.org .

The Detroit Waldorf School does not discriminate in admissions, hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age or other statuses protected by law. Furthermore, parents, students, faculty, staff members and board members are all expected to conduct themselves and discharge their responsibilities in accordance with the school's non-discrimination policy.

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