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Games Teaching Position for 22-23 School year

Davis Waldorf School

Davis, CA, USA

Full time


Jan 20

Davis Waldorf School, located in the Central Valley of Northern California, is seeking a games and movement teacher for grades 5-8 beginning in the 2021-2022 school year. The games teacher is responsible for leading classes in developmentally appropriate games, as well as overseeing and coordinating all aspects of the basketball, volleyball, soccer, track and other sport activities. The games teacher also leads the training for the 5th grade Pentathlon, 6th Grade Global and Medieval Games, and 8th grade track meet.

A Bachelor’s degree and completed or concurrent Waldorf teaching training are preferred. The ideal candidate has completed training in Spatial Dynamics and Bothmer Gymnastics, as well as having teaching experience.

Davis is noted for its desirable quality of life, its seeming small town atmosphere, and an emphasis on parks and open spaces. Davis is also known for its innovation in all aspects of community life as a leader in fostering and implementing non-traditional approaches to traditional problems. Known as an environmentally aware and socially innovative city, Davis boasts more than 50 miles of bicycle paths and more bicycles per capita than any other city in the nation.

Davis Waldorf School is a school of 185 children, pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. We are in our 36th year and have been experiencing healthy enrollment, ongoing growth, and strong support from our community. We are grateful to have remained open for in-person instruction for the past school year, despite the pandemic. We have a strong, trained and experienced faculty and a supportive parent body. We have a robust specialty program that includes Spanish, Handwork, Games, Strings, Band, Gardening and Woodworking. Our staff is full of creativity, experience and commitment, and we look forward to welcoming new teachers into our warm and caring community!

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, and REGISTRATIONS: Waldorf teacher training certificate. Bachelor’s Degree. Current TB test results. Candidates must undergo a Live Scan (fingerprinting) and a background check prior to being hired.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to our school director, Jennifer Slater, at director@daviswaldorf.org

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