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First Grade Class Teacher

Da Vinci Waldorf School

Wauconda, IL, USA

Full time


Jan 20

Class Teacher Position Description:

DVWS Class Teachers carry the year-long program for their class of students. First Grade teachers work to create a class culture of kindness and learning by introducing many foundational experiences for the young child.

Class teachers collaborate with Subject Teachers to coordinate a well-rounded and integrated experience for the students. Subject classes include: Handwork, Music, Games, Farming/Gardening, Folk Dancing and Foreign Language.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Understand and develop lesson plans according to Waldorf curriculum and developmental guidelines appropriate to the level of the students.
- Prepare grade appropriate activities, field trips and a class play as well as festival activities.
- Prepare a curriculum overview for parent orientation at the beginning of the school year, student reports and conduct parent/teacher conferences and class meetings

Expectations of All Employees:

- Work collegially with coworkers. Treat them with courtesy and respect.
- Be willing to work through conflicts when they arise.

Skills & Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
- Experience teaching elementary grade level/s.
- Love and respect for the developing child.
- Interest in an understanding of child development from the Anthroposophical view.

Class Teachers are Full Time EXEMPT employees.
Tuition remission
Annual training and enrichment benefit

To Apply email a cover letter and resume to:

Marianne Fieber, Administrator

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