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First Grade Classroom Assistant

Circle of Seasons Charter School

Fogelsville, PA, USA

Full time

First Grade

Jan 20

1/20/2022
Position Open: First Grade Classroom Assistant – PT

Circle of Seasons Charter School, a Public Waldorf Methods School, seeks a caring, enthusiastic PT Classroom Assistant.

The Classroom Assistant assists the lead teacher in the classroom with various activities of the day which include: preparing supplies for learning activities, working with small groups on teacher-directed academic or creative tasks, supervising indoor and outdoor play time, and supporting children in engaging in classroom activities.

Come join us at the only Public Waldorf Charter Schools in the northeast!

Circle of Seasons is a public Waldorf K-8 school located on a 35-acre wooded campus, overlooking the beautiful Lehigh Valley. In close proximity to both outdoor recreation opportunities (less than 15 miles from the Appalachian Trail and 12 miles from local skiing), the Lehigh Valley offers robust art, music, theater, restaurant, and social amenities. An asset to our community, Circle of Seasons offers Waldorf education in the public setting with excited and committed families from all over the Lehigh Valley and beyond.

At Circle of Seasons we recognize the value, importance, and challenges that come with attracting and meeting the needs of diverse populations. Candidates for consideration should be enthusiastic, joyful, warm and motivated. We value candidates that possess a deep understanding of child development and a caring disposition. We are eager to welcome to our team a colleague committed to building strong collegial and family relationships and one who is committed to self-development.

Our curriculum includes Fiber Arts, Woodworking, World Languages (German, Spanish, and French), Gardening, Music, and Fine Arts. Our faculty engages in ongoing professional development, working collaboratively and individually to develop skill in designing instruction and creating classroom experiences that build caring communities.

The position includes participation in the 403b retirement plan.

Qualifications:
o A passion for working with children, strong self-direction, musical and artistic inclinations, and a developed sense of themselves as educators working with children.
o Experience working with children at the early childhood or elementary level
o Required background clearances, physical examination and TB test
o Waldorf experience is preferred

Ideal candidates will have a passion for working with children, strong self-direction, musical and artistic inclinations, and developed sense of themselves as educators working with children.

Please forward a letter of interest, resume, and statement of your personal philosophy of education to Kim McFarland at kmcfarland@circleofseasons.org

Equal Opportunity Policy:
Circle of Seasons Charter School is a public school under the Supervision of the Commonwealth and equal opportunity employer. Circle of Seasons Charter School fully supports a policy of equal employment opportunity in all job classifications and this encompasses recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, transfer, dismissal, compensation, and training of all personnel.

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