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Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Early Childhood Lead Teacher

Feb 21 2014 | Detroit Waldorf | Detroit, Michigan

Early Childhood Lead Teacher
Detroit Waldorf School | Detroit, Michigan
The Detroit Waldorf School early childhood community is growing! We invite colleagues with early childhood teaching experience to help us to build our early childhood program and carry a 3 day Pre-K class beginning August 2014. We are looking for someone who can lead a class with enthusiasm and warmth; has strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; and has excellent social skills and experience in welcoming and working with children, parents and colleagues out of Waldorf pedagogy. The ideal candidate will have a Waldorf teacher Training Certificate in Early Childhood, a Bachelors of Arts degree, and teaching experience.

About us: The Detroit Waldorf School, founded in 1965, is located just three miles east of downtown in the city’s historic Indian Village neighborhood. The school building was signed by renowned architect Albert Kahn and is surrounded by four acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. This central location, combined with the school’s curriculum, provides the diverse student body with a respect for people of different religious, ethnic, racial and socio-economic backgrounds, while fostering a sense of world citizenship.

Compensation: Faculty compensation at 60% (3 day Lead Teacher) includes increments for Waldorf lead teaching experience, as well as tuition remission.

Hiring Process: Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a hiring visit. The hiring process includes, but 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.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are asked to submit a 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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