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Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Early Childhood Lead Teacher- Immediate Opening

Jan 10 2018 | Chicago Waldorf School | Chicago, IL

Full-Time Early Childhood Lead Teacher
Immediate Opening
Chicago Waldorf School is pleased to announce that it is seeking a Full-time Early Childhood Lead Teacher effective immediately. The Chicago Waldorf School operates two early childhood campuses; one at the Main Campus in the diverse and vibrant Rogers Park neighborhood and the new Lincoln Square Early Childhood Center, located in the bustling Lincoln Square neighborhood. The Chicago Waldorf School is fully accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America, Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America, and the Independent School Association of the Central States. Chicago Waldorf School opened in 1974 and is an established Waldorf school in the Midwest. The school serves infants and toddlers in our Parent-Child Program, and preschoolers in our Early Childhood Program. The Chicago Waldorf School provides a comprehensive 12 year Waldorf curriculum for students in Grades 1 – 12, with a total enrollment of 365 students.
The Early Childhood Lead Teacher is responsible for the life of his/her mixed age (3-6 yrs) early childhood class. This includes observing and caring for how the children develop; planning and leading appropriate activities for the growth of the class; planning the daily, weekly and seasonal rhythms of the class according to the principles of Waldorf pedagogy and the needs s/he sees in his/her particular class; communication with parents and parent education; and caring for the classroom and other early childhood areas.
The Early Childhood Lead is also responsible for deepening his/her understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and seeking out new materials for his/her teaching.

The ideal candidate will have at least an undergraduate degree, completed Waldorf teacher training and successful Waldorf teaching experience.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter and résumé to [email protected]

Compensation and Amenities
Chicago Waldorf School offers an excellent and competitive benefits package. The salary is commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law. The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment. It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law. This policy has the support of the highest levels of management.

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