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Kindergarten and Early Childhood
Lead Kindergarten Teacher 2017-18
Mar 17 2017 | Camellia Waldorf School | Sacramento, CA
We offer Parent Toddler classes, thriving preschool and kindergarten classes, and an elementary and middle school. Our program includes Spanish, Music, Eurythmy, Handwook, Woodworking, Movement and more. As a school, we are committed to the fullest development of the curriculum, the health of the teachers, the continued study of Anthroposophy, and a healthy balanced budget.
Responsibilities for this position include:
• Working in partnership with our Early Childhood Faculty to sustain and nurture our exceptional multi age Waldorf Kindergarten experience
• Model reverence for self, all people, items and activities in the classroom and school environment.
• Establish a healthy classroom rhythm
• Maintain a general order and aesthetics in the classroom, and engage in ongoing daily preparation of the room, materials, and activities
• Oversee purchase of necessary items for class including ordering snack supplies in bulk before school begins, purchasing crafting materials, etc.
• Direct and support effective ongoing communication with parents, faculty and staff including responding to parent questions and concerns in a timely manner
• Prepare and lead a minimum of four Parent Meetings during the school year including an element of Parent Education at each gathering
• Introduce families to the principles of Waldorf Education, and educate parents about child development and Simplicity Parenting
• Encourage and support the use of Waldorf principles in home life
• Work closely with other teachers, staff, administration and parents to assess and support the development needs of each individual children
• Attend weekly meetings of the Early Childhood Faculty, Full Faculty and other established committees to provide support to colleagues and school policy
• Maintain confidentiality in all student situations
• Help create and uphold Kindergarten and School policies
• Support and participate in school Festivals and other school wide curriculum offerings
• Provide support to our Social Inclusion program and engage in ongoing learning of Simplicity Parenting and Kim John Payne’s work
• Assist with care and feeding, as well as policy development, of our rabbits and chickens
• Work in collaboration with the Enrollment & Outreach Director and Administrator to support the enrollment process including Open House events, family interviews, and student assessments
• Support the WECAN membership process
• Engage in ongoing Waldorf training and educational opportunities, including self study
This is a full time position with benefits available. Applicants must pass LiveScan checks and have a current TB test.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a cover letter including a brief personal biography as well as a work resume to
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