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First Grade Lead Teacher

Waldorf School of Mendocino County

Calpella, CA, USA

Full time

First Grade

Feb 3

The Waldorf School of Mendocino County seeks a First Grade Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year to begin the journey through the grades with an upright and energetic class. In our combined grades model, this class will be joined by a rising First Grade in 2023 to become Class 1 & 2, ready to move through the grades together. This approach allows a slightly more gradual introduction to the rigors of the many facets Waldorf teaching. We have three experienced and committed Grades Teachers leading classes through our combined class model and an experienced Pedagogical Chair who can mentor and support our new colleague.

Applicants must have a completed Waldorf teacher training certificate and ideally have Waldorf teaching experience. Candidates with experience teaching in mixed age classrooms are strongly encouraged to apply.

We look for teachers who are committed to:
 continually working toward a deepening understanding of the developing child, particularly out of the spiritual insight of Anthroposophy.
 recognizing students as developing spiritual beings, each with individual destinies and unlimited potential, and to educate them with active interest, joy and enthusiasm.
 teaching subjects artistically and imaginatively based on the threefold nature of the child, and in support of their physical and spiritual forces.
 striving to enrich the feeling quality of the children’s inner lives and to connect their will forces with their awakening thinking capacities.
 working on inner development and strive to improve one’s talents and capacities.
 relating in a healthy, life supporting, and responsible manner with the school community (parents, students, colleagues, and alumni), by working together out of one’s higher self.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits including tuition remission, mentoring and on-going teacher development and training opportunities.

To apply: please send a letter of interest, resume and three references to:
admin@mendocinowaldorf.org
Attn: Hiring Committee
Post Office Box 349
Calpella, CA 95418

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