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Handwork Specialist

Sparrow Academy

La Mesa, Ca. Remote

Full time


Jul 13

Job Title: Handwork Specialist Classification: Classified

Work Days per Year: 186 Reports to: Executive Director 

Full time position with benefits 

At Sparrow Academy, our mission is to cultivate conscientious, engaged citizens through a scholarly and artistic study of the humanities, math and science, grounded in Waldorf philosophy. 

Sparrow Academy is seeking a qualified Handwork Specialist to teach knitting, crochet, embroidery, sewing, and other handcrafts to our 1st -8th grade students. The position is full time, including health benefits. 

The Handwork Specialist at Sparrow will be expected to:

• Teach all handwork crafts from a foundation of Waldorf philosophy 

• Plan age-appropriate lessons and prepare materials for all classes 1st -8 th 

• Teach and effectively manage a class of 28-30 students 

• Participate in collaborative meetings 

• Actively seek and participate in teacher enrichment opportunities, continuing education, workshops, reading publications, etc.

 What we’re looking for in a Handwork Specialist:

 • Exemplary elementary teaching skills

 • Experience and proficiency in the specialized area of Handwork 

 • Excellent communication and classroom management skills • Highly organized, efficient and proactive 

• Willingness to learn and grow as a professional Waldorf educator 


• Bachelor’s degree 

• Prior experience and training in Waldorf methods

Please apply on Edjoin.com: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1628360

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