Early Childhood Assistant
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Early Childhood Assistant; a part-time, hourly position
Come work at an amazing school with talented faculty and staff, engaged students, and supportive families! The Waldorf School of St. Louis is seeking early childhood teachers. Our Early Childhood programs include Parent/Child, Preschool, and Kindergarten classes. To apply for a position, please submit a cover letter with a short autobiographical statement, resume, and professional references.
Provide afternoon care that includes lunch, nap, supervision of outdoor play, etc., for early childhood children as directed by lead teachers
Assist teachers in maintaining 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 value
Participate in required faculty meetings
Priority will be given to those who are in Waldorf Early Childhood teacher training
Experience with or willingness to learn about Waldorf education and curriculum is highly desired
Experience working with groups of children is highly desired
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 and a member of our Board of Trustees. For more about St. Louis, see http://www.stlregionalchamber.com/life/overview
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