Grades 1-8 Practical Arts Assistant
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Cedarwood Waldorf School is seeking a qualified candidate to become our Practical Arts Assistant teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. This is a part time hourly position and determined by next year's weekly scheduled classes. Hours can be somewhat flexible and within the time frame of 9:30am - 3:30pm Mondays through Fridays with a work load of 25 - 27.5 hours per week.
· Experience in Handwork and Woodwork – sewing, knitting, crochet, needlework, quilting, sewing machine work and wood carving
· Must have experience working with children in a group setting
· An understanding and desire to learn more about Waldorf education
· Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
Please submit your resume, cover letter (highlighting your teaching experience, life experience, qualifications, and strengths) along with three references that we may contact to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Be sure to include "Attn: Practical Arts Assistant" in the Subject line.
About Cedarwood Waldorf School:
Known as a progressive urban school, Cedarwood is located in SW Portland, an area known for its natural beauty, abundance of outdoor recreational activities and thriving foodie culture. Our relationship with Portland Parks and Recreation has allowed us use of adjacent Lair Hill Park, the first pesticide-free park in Portland, for our movement classes and recess. Portland has a robust Waldorf community, with six schools, a Waldorf high school, many home pre-schools, anthroposophical doctors, therapeutic eurythmists and the Portland Branch of the Anthroposophical Society.
We serve about 260 students from early childhood through the eighth grade. Our students benefit from rich, diverse programming that includes Spanish, eurythmy, music, practical arts, movement and a middle-school math program. We have a strong, talented faculty that works hard to support one another and consciously represent Waldorf education to our school community and beyond.
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