[Priority Listing] 4th Grade Class Teacher
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The Austin Waldorf School, a co-educational, K-12 day school located in Austin, Texas, seeks a full-time Class Teacher to begin July 1, 2022.
We are seeking a certified Waldorf teacher who has demonstrated success in teaching, and who is also interested in joining the Austin Waldorf School community for many years to come. Such an individual will model empathy, dynamism, flexibility, initiative, and collaboration skills. The candidate will demonstrate proficiency and comfort with classroom management and group facilitation, mastery of Waldorf curriculum and pedagogy, as well as skilled communication in writing and speaking. A core member of our grade school faculty, class teachers work closely with subject teachers and colleagues across sections to foster a welcoming, challenging, and adventurous learning environment for students.
Class teacher responsibilities include:
- Teach main lesson blocks throughout the year
- Teach regularly scheduled skills classes
- Contribute to weekly grade school meetings
- Lead parent mornings and offers developmental & curricular presentations
- Communicate regularly with parents and guardians
- Collaborate with student support services and colleagues
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Waldorf Teacher Training Certification
- A commitment to advancing the work of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
- The ability to honor the lives of students with respect, attention, curiosity, and humor
We welcome Waldorf-trained international candidates.
AWS offers competitive compensation and generous benefits, including tuition remission, health insurance, naturopathic benefits, and a retirement plan. Interested candidates should submit an online application that includes a resume and cover letter addressed to Marie-Hélène Harlow, Grades Director, outlining their readiness for this position.
THE AUSTIN WALDORF SCHOOL
AWS is an established school community with an anticipated enrollment exceeding 385 students in pre-kindergarten - 12, for the 2022/2023 school year. AWS is accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS). Community events, such as festivals, concerts, plays, athletics, and adult education classes create an atmosphere of cultural enrichment. Our picturesque 33-acre campus consists of four kindergartens, eight grade school classrooms, library, handwork room, a nine-classroom high school including a state-of-the-art science lab, performing arts center, gymnasium, eurythmy hall, art studio, school store, gardens, and playgrounds. Austin is a dynamic and growing city set in the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. It’s a beautiful place to live with many offerings of a much larger city while providing quick access to lovely greenspace.
The Austin Waldorf School is a non-profit organization that welcomes applicants of any religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender, national or ethnic origin.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in joining our warm, hospitable community, please submit your employment application through our website at https://austinwaldorf.org/explore/career-opportunities/.
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