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Mar 08 2017 | Woodland Charter School | Applegate Valley, Oregon

Woodland Charter School, in beautiful Murphy, Oregon, is seeking a dynamic music teacher for the 2017-2018 school year or a teacher to begin teaching 2 days part time immediately to expand into 4 days in September. We are seeking an imaginative, skillful, and confident music teacher with skills in classroom management to join our faculty in a public Waldorf-methods 1st through 8th grade charter school. We offer choral singing to all grades, and strings to 3rd -8th grades. Classes are 2 times per week for 3rd grade and up, and once per week for first and second grade. Paid professional development opportunities and mentoring are offered.

Our school community will welcome you to wonderful southern Oregon, where the living is affordable and the land is beautiful and varied. We are one-two hours from: Crater Lake, the Stout Grove (giant redwoods), the Oregon Coast, and the Pacific Crest Trail, with many accessible high peaks. Our amazing local river systems offer rafting, kayaking, and swimming for water enthusiasts. Biodynamic and organic farms abound in this temperate zone, and we have many farmers in our school community.

Our school, which opened in October 2012 with 60 students, expects an enrollment of 200 students in September 2017 in grades 1- 8. Grades 1 though 8 will be stand-alone classes with 25 students each. Our curriculum includes the following special subjects: Spanish Language, Music (includes choral singing and string instruments), Handwork, Woodworking, Eurythmy, Games/Movement and Gardening.

An ideal candidate would have:
• Oregon certification or registration with the TSPC
• Some knowledge of Waldorf Education
• Skill in singing, recorder playing and music theory
• Experience teaching music to elementary aged children
• Enthusiastic, creative, and loving with students
• Ability to work well with colleagues, administration, and parents

• Competitive pay
• Mentorship program and professional development funds
• Pension plan through the state of Oregon

Please submit a resume, letter of interest, a brief biography, copies of transcripts and 3 professional references to [email protected]

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