Aftercare Coordinator - Part-time
Come work at an amazing school with talented faculty and staff, engaged students, and supportive families! The Waldorf School of St. Louis is seeking an aftercare coordinator. To apply for a position, please submit a cover letter with a short autobiographical statement, resume, and professional references.
Provide after school hours care that includes supervision of outdoor play, for early childhood through Grade 8 students
Preparing daily/weekly activity plans in the light of Waldorf pedagogy
Bring age-appropriate care and activities to meet the varying needs of the children based on Waldorf pedagogy and child development
Guiding and nurturing the children’s sense of community through collaborative activities appropriate for mixed-age groups, and a balanced rhythm of the extended care period
Maintain healthy and orderly classroom environments
Communicate regularly with lead teachers
Participate in a professional development process as indicated by the school
Work collaboratively with other faculty and administrators, as well as the parent community, to create an educational environment that is aligned with the school mission and values
Participate in required faculty meetings
Priority will be given to those who are in Waldorf teacher training
Experience with or willingness to learn about Waldorf education and curriculum is highly desired
Experience working with groups of mixed-age children
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
Positive and effective communication skills
Ability to work supportively and in collaboration with colleagues
Reliable, punctual, well-organized, and efficient
To apply: The Waldorf School of St. Louis is dedicated to diversity, and we encourage candidates of all backgrounds and beliefs to apply. Detailed job descriptions available upon request. To apply, please email a cover letter with a short autobiographical statement, resume, and 3 references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit our website at www.waldorfstl.org to learn more about our school.
The Waldorf School of St. Louis is accredited by a candidate school of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) with students in Pre-K through Grade 8, founded in 1993 and actively working toward full accreditation. Our Early Childhood program is fully accredited by the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN). Our community features an active parent body, committed Board, strong Administration, and collaborative Faculty. We are currently located in the Webster Groves community, just west of downtown St. Louis.
The city of St. Louis is at the heart of the continent. St. Louisans enjoy a low cost of living, and a small neighborhood feel coupled with the advantages of a major metropolitan area, such as top-rated health care and a thriving arts community. St. Louis residents enjoy free or extremely low-cost admission to many museums, gardens, nature preserves, The St. Louis Zoo, The St. Louis Science Center, the Municipal Opera, and other major attractions. St. Louis also boasts over 100 parks, including Tower Grove and Forest Park, farmers’ markets in season, and over 200 miles of biking, cycling, and walking trails. The St. Louis area is fortunate to have an Anthroposophical Physician who is also Board Certified in Family Medicine and Homeotherapeutics. For more about St. Louis, see http://www.stlregionalchamber.com/life/overview
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