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First Grade

First Grade Class Teacher

Jan 10 2018 | Urban Prairie Waldorf School | Chicago, IL

Urban Prairie Waldorf School in Chicago’s Little Italy neighborhood seeks a first grade teacher as we continue to grow.

We are a dynamic and forward thinking Waldorf school that is supported by an involved community as well as a highly inspired, enthusiastic and energetic faculty and administration. We are proud of our positive collegial relationships and a truly enjoyable work environment. Urban Prairie is an exciting, challenging and vigorous environment to work in, and we seek like-minded teachers, who are passionate and committed to providing children with an exemplary Waldorf education. In support of our commitment and vision, we believe strongly in investing heavily in our employees, and offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary structure, medical and 401K benefits, annual professional development, and mentoring.

Our curriculum includes Eurythmy, Spanish, Mandarin, handwork, music, orchestra, movement, woodwork and other practical arts. In 2018-19 we will move into our new campus with 50,000 square feet of space including 23 classrooms, a gym, science lab, kitchen, cafeteria and a large outdoor space waiting for the faculty to dream big. We will also be introducing an Early Childhood program.

Requirements for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree, Waldorf Teacher Training certification, and enthusiasm for bringing Waldorf education to our thriving urban environment. Ideally, we seek someone with a minimum five years of experience and a proven track record of success. Starting salary is competitive and takes into consideration years of experience. Qualified applicants must be able to work in a collaborative manner in an environment of mutual support.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and three references to [email protected] Urban Prairie is accepting applications until January 31, 2018.

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