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Family Programs Teacher

Maine Coast Waldorf School

Freeport, ME, USA

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Jan 31

Family Programs Teacher
Maine Coast Waldorf School, Freeport, Maine
Posted until filled

Founded in 1984, Maine Coast Waldorf School serves approximately 260 children from parent/toddler through high school. We are an accredited Waldorf program with more than 35 full-time faculty members.

Position: Maine Coast Waldorf School is seeking a Family Programs teacher for weekly classes with parents and their young children on our campus located in Freeport, Maine.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be well-versed in Waldorf early childhood education and preferably have experience working with children aged birth-three in a Waldorf early childhood setting. They will also be well-versed in Waldorf educational principles as they apply to parenting young children, and able to be a resource to parents in the class, facilitating discussions, guiding child observations, and modeling ways of being with young children. They will possess the warmth and confidence needed to build community among groups of parents who will come together for weekly classes with their young children.

Classes will be offered in a dedicated parent-child classroom and outdoor play space adjacent to our existing early childhood building.

Pay: This is an hourly lead teacher position that is not benefits-eligible. The hourly rate is $30.25 and will include 22.5 hours per week, from 8:00-12:30 Monday-Friday. These hours will include teaching 4 classes or approximately 1.5-2 hours per week, Monday-Thursday, preparation and administrative time, and working in one of the early childhood classrooms as a lead teacher on Fridays.

Maine Coast Waldorf School is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of our faculty and staff. We actively seek systemically excluded communities in our applicant pool, including but not limited to BIPOC and/or LGBTQIAP2+ candidates.

Maine Coast Waldorf School strives to promote social justice. We are committed to affirming people of all religions, spiritual values, countries of origin, immigration statuses, races, genders, abilities, identities, and sexual orientations. MCWS is a multicultural, pluralistic community; we embrace diversity as a core strength of our community and seek to make our curriculum and policies as inclusive as possible. MCWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation and national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational programs, hiring, self-government, admissions, financial aid and all other school-related activities, and emphatically rejects discrimination in all its forms.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, and two letters of recommendation to David Eichler, Pedagogical Director, at jobs@mainecoastwaldorf.org.

Full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Maine Coast Waldorf School
57 Desert Road, Freeport, Maine 04032 207-865-3900 www.mainecoastwaldorf.org

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