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Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Early Childhood Aide

Oct 11 2017 | Waldorf School of the Peninsula | Los Altos, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)

We are seeking dedicated, energetic, creative and prepared professionals to join our Early Childhood teaching team as an early childhood aide. Waldorf Education believes the key indicators to being successful in kindergarten and in life are strong social and emotional skills, a curiosity for learning, and strong supportive role models.

Roles and Responsibilities:
WSP Employee’s working with these young children must be an appropriate role model for the children and parents. Each employee is responsible for exhibiting good communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. Specific duties are based on positions. General duties are as follows:
– Fulfill agreed upon responsibilities within classroom
– If an assistant or aide is doing Waldorf training, plans for coverage during the practicum weeks must be made at the beginning of the year with the lead teacher and the Faculty Chair.
– Attend and help run EC-wide events
– Be available for occasional evenings/weekends

Qualifications:
Qualifications for an Early Childhood Aide include the general requirements above plus:
– 6 Early Childhood units
Preferred Experience and Education:
– Experience in a Waldorf classroom or similar setting and working with nursery through kindergarten aged children successfully. Intercultural proficiency is a plus.

*All Faculty and staff must have current CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain, meet the immunization standards required by the state of CA for early childhood employees, complete a Health Screening by a licensed physician, and complete a fingerprinting Live Scan as required by state child care licensing.

Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please email resume and cover letter with the subject “Early Childhood Aide” to [email protected]

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