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Practical Arts Handwork Lead Teacher

Cedarwood Waldorf School

Portland, OR, USA

Full time

Arts

Jul 26

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GENERAL OBJECTIVE

We are looking for a lead handwork teacher to join our dynamic team for the 2022-2023 school year. This is a one-year position and will teach first through eighth grade. The working hours are between 8:00 am- 4:00 pm.

REPORTS TO

The Pedagogical Director and Practical Arts Mentor

HOURS WORKED

  • Full Time Employee for one year; exempt
  • Usual hours are 8:00 am- 4:00 pm
  • The academic year begins July 1st and ends June 30th

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teaching and student support of practical arts
  • Plan and evaluates daily classroom activities that are developmentally appropriate and correspond with the goals set for individual children.
  • Teaching knitting, knitting in the round, crochet, doll making, cross stitch, sewing by hand, sewing with a machine, quilting, embroidery, clay
  • Models appropriate behavior, dress professionally and maintains healthy hygiene at all times
  • Arranges a substitute to cover classes or seeks support from the pedagogical director in case of personal absence.
  • Keeps classroom environment, storage areas, faculty room, and common areas neat and clutter free.
  • Ensures that the class is supplied with all needed materials and supplies.
  • Makes appropriate use of space, equipment, and material storage.
  • Keeps expenses within the yearly budget

REQUIREMENTS

  • Arrive at work on time, punctually attends and actively participates in all required meetings and training including committee work.
  • Is a respectful, cooperative, and reliable team member and participant in school activities.
  • Participates in in-service days during the year and at the beginning and end of the school year.
  • Adheres to professional code of conduct.
  • Respects the confidentiality of information about enrolled children and families, personnel issues, and other school operations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have training and experience teaching:
  • Knitting
  • Knitting in the round
  • Crochet
  • Sewing by hand
  • Sewing with a machine
  • Quilting
  • Doll making
  • Cross stitching
  • Embroidery
  • Clay
  • Must have images or a portfolio showing examples of work in 4 mediums of the above list.
  • Must be aware of, and adhere to, current state and federal laws that affect educators
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must develop professional work goals and training and mentoring plan in consultation with the Professional Development Committee and Pedagogical Director.

PROVIDE A LETTER OF INTEREST, PORTFOLIO WITH EXAMPLES OF WORK IN 4 MEDIUMS LISTED ABOVE, AND RESUME -  Contact, Sue Levine -  slevine@cedarwoodschool.org

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Cedarwood Waldorf School

Educating the whole child; hands, head, and heart.

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