High School German Teacher
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Tara Performing Arts High School is a private Waldorf High School located in Boulder, Colorado. Tara's mission is to awaken students' minds and hearts, to foster their sense of connection to each other and the world, to engage them in meaningful work and activities, and to excite them about life itself. The school is dedicated to providing opportunities for emotional growth and renewal through deep involvement in the performing arts. In addition to supporting lively intellectual development through a demanding Waldorf academic curriculum, the school encourages students to engage in artistic process as a way to explore the challenges of becoming fully human in our complex and challenging age.
Position: Part-time High School German Teacher
We are seeking an experienced high school German teacher to be our second German teacher for the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year. Teachers are responsible for lesson preparation and presentation, implementation of learning accommodations, student evaluation and written reports, collaboration with the current World Language Department as well as communication with students, parents, faculty and Tara leadership as appropriate. Candidates should be proficient in English, have a strong background in German and a familiarity with the traditions, cultures and literature from German-speaking areas. Candidates should also be prepared to implement an experiential approach to language education, and should be open to working with the other German teacher to develop creative responses to meeting the needs of the students. High school teaching experience is preferred, as is familiarity with Waldorf education.
German classes occur on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, between the hours of 9:00am – 1:30pm. Hours per week will be determined by the skill set of the person hired and the skill levels of the students enrolled. Total hours per week could range from three to nine. Compensation is paid for some prep time. The base hourly pay rate is $34/hour with possible adders for relevant experience and certifications.
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Tara Performing Arts High School is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive and welcoming environment, and we extend the same rights and privileges to all prospective and current employees. Tara does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status or other basis prohibited by law. We are actively seeking to build more diversity among our faculty.
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