Greenwood Tree is a Waldorf-inspired educational cooperative in the rich farming community of the Skagit Valley in Washington State. Our vibrant program is expanding and welcoming community to be with integrity of their own health choices. GWT seeks a caring, dedicated and experienced individual to lead a grades class and collaborate with colleagues to carry various specialty and block schedule of programming. The ideal candidate will participate in the life of the cooperative and uphold the mission, vision, and values of Greenwood Tree Educational Cooperative. The ideal candidate will support and help develop the emotional, social, and physical, cognitive well-being of the students, as well as regularly assess and communicate with the parents on student learning. Teaching Duties: include, but are not limited to: ●Develop and implement Waldorf-inspired curriculum appropriate for Grade.
●Positive and effective classroom management.
●Teaching daily lesson plan.
●Meet with parents as needed.
●Attend weekly faculty meetings.
●Participate in seasonal weekday/weekend festivals
●Support and promote occasional, yearly outreach and fundraising events. Preferred Qualifications:
●A BA or college equivalent degree AND/OR education and experience in Waldorf pedagogy AND/OR a willingness to become trained and be mentored to Waldorf pedagogy.
●Ability to work in a co-operative setting with parents and colleagues.
●A willing interest to engage in on-going self-reflection, conversations regarding diversity, equity and inclusion in our classrooms, community and Waldorf Education.
●Demonstrated understanding of childhood development.
●Clear communication skills, written and verbal.
●Familiarity with or willingness to learn about the impact of chronic stress, trauma and adverse childhood events on the ability of children to learn, mental health and well-being
Days: Three days per week (Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday).
Location: Burlington, WA.
Benefits and Compensation: The salary is $20 - $25 per hour depending upon experience.
To learn more about Greenwood Tree please visit: www.greenwoodtreecoop.org.
To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to email@example.com. Position is open until filled
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