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Class Teacher Grade 1 - 2018/19 School Year

Jan 12 2018 | Saltwater Waldorf School | Courtenay, BC


Saltwater Waldorf School is looking for a Class Teacher for Grade 1 for the 2018-19 school year. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Saltwater Waldorf School is located in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Our faculty honours healthy communication and our work is enriched with anthroposophical study and artistic work. We are a vibrant community with strong support from our Board, Administration and Parent Group. In a Waldorf School the faculty carries the special role in creating the heart of the school community. In order to do this work a commitment is made by teachers to come together for this foundation work by attending faculty meetings, festivals and events.

Position Summary:

Full time hours are from 8am until 3:30pm. Classes begin at 8:30 and close at 3:00. Teachers will be given a number of prep periods during the week (this may vary depending on school resources). In addition, it is expected that some preparation is done outside of this time.

Position Qualifications:

● BC teacher certification in good standing
● Waldorf teaching certification or a willingness to engage in Waldorf training/courses
● Thorough understanding of Waldorf education and human development from an anthroposophical perspective
● Valid First Aid Certificate is needed
● Express positive interpersonal skills with children and adults
● Be motivated, determined, flexible, creative and committed
● Display the ability to develop, cultivate and maintain healthy working relationships
● Demonstrate compatibility with existing administrative staff and faculty

Hours, Rate of Pay & Length of Year:

This contract begins August 20th and finishes June 21st.
We offer a competitive salary, and professional development funding upon successful completion of the first year.

Please send your resume and two references attention Jennifer Irwin to:
[email protected]

Thank you for your submission and you will be contacted if you are short-listed for this position.

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