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Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Exceptional First Grade Teacher Needed for 2018-2019

Dec 05 2017 | Greenwood School | MILL VALLEY

Waldorf education and more. That's us at Greenwood School. We’re looking for a highly motivated, experienced grades teacher with proven classroom management and strong communication skills.

We have a supportive administration committed to create the best working conditions for teachers.

Founded in 1993, Greenwood School is a dynamic, forward-thinking, PK-8 school located in downtown Mill Valley, California, a few blocks from abundant nature. As Marin County is at the forefront of the environmental and sustainability movements, Greenwood offers a unique Nature and Environmental Studies (NEST) program that allows students almost a full day in nature each week.

Grounded in the wisdom of Steiner education, and embracing best contemporary educational practice, Greenwood offers a rich experiential and academic curriculum. The professional environment is collaborative and innovative, with an emphasis on reflective practice and positive thinking. Laughter is appreciated.

Greenwood teachers are committed to:
• cultivating students’ initiative, collaboration, self-confidence and
ethical behavior
• offering experiential learning opportunities that support and enhance
the academic program, engage children with nature and build social skills
• differentiated learning
• diverse spiritual and cultural traditions

The ideal applicant is open to innovative curriculum and pedagogy, embraces a growth mindset, is receptive to feedback and coaching, and enjoys working collaboratively with faculty colleagues and the Head of School. We are looking for a teacher who brings joy and gratitude to their work and possesses humility.

Salary will be competitive, based on training, credentials, and experience. Waldorf training is preferred but not required. Familiarity with Waldorf principles is valued. Dually trained applicants highly encouraged to apply. Excellent benefits include medical and dental insurance, as well as a 403(b) retirement savings plan.

Please send a cover letter indicating your interest and experience along with your resume to: [email protected]

If you'd like to speak directly to our Director, Shaheer Faltas, call the school and learn about the Greenwood way. 415.388.0495

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