Preschool Lead Teacher
Portland Waldorf School is welcoming applications for a full-time Pre-K Lead Teacher, serving a class ages 3-4.5 for the 2022-23 school year.
Our teachers and staff members work enthusiastically and energetically to engage their students and are dedicated to Waldorf education. They work collaboratively with their colleagues and the parent community to create an educational environment that is aligned with the school mission and program goals.
Portland Waldorf School was founded in 1982 and is fully accredited through AWSNA. We serve students in Early Childhood through 12th grade on a beautiful seven-acre campus. We offer a full Waldorf curriculum, as well as a middle and high school athletics program.
Primary responsibilities: create classroom program and activities, nurture and educate children in a way that demonstrates alignment with Waldorf early childhood teaching principles. Provide a bridge for parents to Waldorf education and Portland Waldorf School through regular class meetings, sharing relevant materials, and at parent teacher conferences; maintain classroom and supplies; participate in the admissions process for new families, including parent interviews and enrollment events outside of regular school hours; participate in all school and section wide faculty work including meetings, teacher development, classroom and school-wide festivals; ensure that the classroom program is consistent with the PWS commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We expect a teacher candidate to hold a bachelor’s degree, a Waldorf early childhood teacher training certificate, and meet all child-care requirements for the State of Oregon.
Salary is dependent on training and experience. Benefits offered include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, tuition remission and professional development opportunities. Please send resume, letter of interest, and three professional references including emails and phone numbers (in PDF format only) to email@example.com
Portland Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We acknowledge that a diversity of ethnicities, nationalities, socioeconomic backgrounds, gender expressions, sexual orientations, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance our school’s learning environment, and we are committed to cultivating equity and inclusion. People of color and others underrepresented in our community are encouraged to apply.
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