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Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Early Childhood Assistants

Aug 01 2017 | Detroit Waldorf School | Detroit

The Detroit Waldorf School early childhood program is seeking full and part-time assistants for positions in our full day pre-school and kindergarten classes, afternoon, vacation and summer programs. Ideal assistant candidates have familiarity with and interest in Waldorf education, and bring experience, warmth, joy and enthusiasm to working with young children, as well as motivation and an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.

A background that includes completion of or current enrollment in a Waldorf Teacher Training program in Early Childhood, an Associate’s degree or higher or 12 Semester hours in early childhood education or child development is preferred or willingness to undertake further qualified professional development.

The Detroit Waldorf School is a multi-racial and multi-cultural school, celebrating its 49th 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 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, music/orchestra, physical education and an after school sports program. Our school resides in a beautiful 1920’s historical building situated on a 4-acre campus with an organic garden.

The application process includes, but is not limited to: an introductory campus tour, classroom observations, 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, employment application 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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