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American Sign Language Teacher (ASL)

Portland Waldorf School

Milwaukie, OR, USA

Full time


Nov 21

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American Sign Language (ASL) Teacher

Portland Waldorf School is welcoming applications for a part-time American Sign Language (ASL) Teacher for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year for 5th through 8th Grades. This will be the first time we are offering ASL to our students, so lessons will be for beginners.

The candidate will be an experienced ASL teacher who demonstrates fluency and knowledge of the language. A love of teaching, experience working with adolescents, and knowledge of or interest in Waldorf education is preferred.

In addition to teaching ASL, job responsibilities include: preparation for classes, evaluation of student progress, classroom management, preparation of a syllabus for the students, daily attendance, year-end report for each student, meeting attendance as requested/available (meeting pay rate is $15.00/hour), parent conferences in the Spring.

Portland Waldorf School was founded in 1982 and is fully accredited through the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA). We serve students in Early Childhood through 12th grade on a beautiful seven-acre campus. We offer a full Waldorf curriculum, as well as a middle and high school athletics program. Our teachers and staff members work enthusiastically and energetically to engage the students and are dedicated to Waldorf education. They work collaboratively with their colleagues
and the parent community to create an educational environment that is aligned with the school mission and program goals.

This is a part-time position with a pay rate of $40.00 per class. Start date is November 29 and lasts through June 17. There are two lessons per week for each grade, for a total of 8 lessons per week, all scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays between 11:00am-3:00pm. Please send resume, letter of interest, and three professional references including emails and phone numbers (in PDF format only) to

Portland Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We acknowledge that a diversity of ethnicities, nationalities, socioeconomic backgrounds, gender expressions, sexual orientations, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance our school’s learning environment, and we are committed to cultivating equity and inclusion. People of color and others underrepresented in our community are encouraged to apply.

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