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Grades Teacher

Mar 14 2017 | Urban Prairie Waldorf School | Chicago, IL

Urban Prairie Waldorf School in Chicago’s Little Italy neighborhood seeks a Grades Teacher as we continue to grow.

We are a dynamic and forward thinking Waldorf school that is supported by an involved community as well as a highly inspired, enthusiastic and energetic faculty and administration. We are proud of our positive collegial relationships and a truly enjoyable work environment. We currently serve over 161 students in grades 1 – 8. UPWS and our sister Waldorf Early Childhood center, City Garden, continue to see robust growth in all aspects of our schools. Urban Prairie is an exciting, challenging and vigorous environment to work in, and we seek like-minded teachers, who are passionate and committed to providing children with an exemplary Waldorf education. In support of our commitment and vision, we believe strongly in investing heavily in our employees, and offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary structure, medical and 401K benefits, annual professional development, and mentoring. In addition, our teachers are supported by a full-time Pedagogical Director who directs teacher and curriculum development.

Our curriculum includes Eurythmy, Spanish, Mandarin, handwork, music, orchestra, movement, woodwork and other practical arts. Our campus features large sunny classrooms, an assembly hall, a school garden, a blacksmith forge, and nearby parks and green space.

Requirements for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree, Waldorf Teacher Training certification underway, and enthusiasm for bringing Waldorf education to our thriving urban environment. Ideally, we seek someone with a minimum five years of experience in the field of education and a proven track record of success. Starting salary is competitive and takes into consideration years of experience. Qualified applicants must be able to work in a collaborative manner in an environment of mutual support.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and three references to [email protected]

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