Middle School ELA Teacher
Olympia Waldorf School is seeking a qualified individual to teach English Language Arts to middle school students. This teacher will inspire students to develop and appreciation and curiosity for reading and writing concepts while developing skills necessary for the middle school student. This person will have a knowledge and passion for language arts that they seek to share with the students. This teacher will work collaboratively with other middle school teachers to strengthen and deepen the English Language Arts curriculum in our school.
Bachelor’s degree in education, English, or a related field
Knowledge of Waldorf pedagogy or a willingness and desire to learn
Familiarity with both traditional ELA and common core standards instruction models
Excellent verbal and written communication
Previous ELA/or middle school teaching experience
Experience and interest in working collaboratively deepening our work in diversity, equity, and inclusion
Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
About the School: Olympia Waldorf School is a full member AWSNA and WECAN school that serves students from preschool through eighth grade. Our faculty is comprised of three early childhood teachers and assistants, eight grades teachers, specialty teachers, and a full administrative staff.
Campus and Community: Olympia Waldorf School was founded in 1985 and is situated on 5.6 acres of field, garden, and woodland in semi-rural East Olympia. Our campus includes Prairie Hall, a historic school building built in 1914 and opened in 1916, a modern Middle School building, and a charming Kinderhaus. Our community is warm, welcoming, and engaged in the life of the school.
Compensation: Our competitive faculty compensation package includes increments for teaching and educational experience, as well as partial tuition remission, medical, dental, and vision benefits, and professional development opportunities.
Our Capital City: Olympia is nestled at the southern tip of Puget Sound and boasts access to a large network of saltwater bays, channels, inlets and coves, as well as the rain forests, mountains like Mt. Rainier, Cascades and the Olympics, coastal beaches, and parks of the nearby Olympia Peninsula.
How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume, three professional references, transcripts and a cover letter describing their education experience and why they want to work for Olympia Waldorf School via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Olympia Waldorf School, P.O. Box 130, East Olympia, WA, 98540. For more information, contact our Business Administrator, at 360-493-0906. We encourage you to visit our website to learn more about our school at www.olympiawaldorf.org.
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