Early Childhood Class Lead Teacher - Full Time
Job Description and Duties:
Honolulu Waldorf School seeks an experienced early childhood classroom teacher who loves children, enjoys working with parents, and is committed to working with colleagues. We are looking for a candidate who is enthusiastic about the philosophical and methodological principles of Waldorf Education.
The class teacher holds the overall responsibility for the life of their class. This includes observing and caring for how the children develop; planning and leading appropriate activities for the growth of the class; communicating with parents; and parent education. Teachers are responsible for deepening their understanding of anthroposophy and child development, and seeking out new materials to teach their class.
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 3+ years Lead teaching experience
• Patch Registry and teacher qualifications under State of Hawaii childcare center licensing (http://patchhawaii.org/licensing-matrix-quick-view/)
• TB Test and Background Check
• United States work authorization
• Waldorf Teaching Experience and training - Full Waldorf certification is preferred
The Honolulu Waldorf School is an established coeducational, independent school serving 185 students from Early Childhood through Grade 8. The school is located on a beautiful 2-acre campus in Niu Valley shaded by majestic monkeypod trees. We offer a full Waldorf curriculum, with specialty classes including Handwork, Hawaiian Studies, Japanese, Spanish, and Strings. Our campus is also home to a thriving Early Childhood program, and we have a giant tortoise, chickens, ducks, and gardens, which our students help care for.
At the Honolulu Waldorf School we educate each child to find meaning, passion, and purpose in life and to contribute to the creation of a better world for all. Through a curriculum based on the developmental stages of the human being and on the integration of art and academics, our children learn to meet the world with clear and creative thinking, compassion and moral strength, and with the courage and freedom to act.
Honolulu Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer, located in Honolulu, Hawaii. 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, and any 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.
HWS offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health & dental insurance, life insurance, participation in a 403b pension plan, paid holidays, a flex spending program, and a tuition remission package. Salary commensurate with experience.
To be considered, please send your cover letter and resume to the Faculty Hiring Committee at email@example.com
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