Spanish Teacher Needed
The Waldorf School of Atlanta is seeking a full-time, in-person Spanish teacher for the 2022-23 school year to teach Grades 1 to 8. This teacher is responsible for bringing a grade-specific curriculum in accordance with the principles and methods of Waldorf education, including researching source materials, preparing and implementing daily lesson plans, and assessing the evolving needs of the students. The lessons should be prepared keeping in mind the diverse cultural background of the different countries that speak Spanish, while celebrating the people and cultures of those countries.
Additional job requirements also include attending weekly faculty and departmental meetings, holding bi-annual parent/teacher conferences, and writing progress and year-end reports.
Qualifications and Benefits:
- Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or certificate from a Waldorf teacher program
- Prior classroom teaching experience in elementary and/or middle school grades
- Ability to maintain strong, collaborative relationships with colleagues and parents
Full-time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that include health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, tuition remission, mentoring, and financial support for professional development.
Our School and Community:
Founded in 1986 as a preschool/kindergarten program, The Waldorf School of Atlanta graduated its first eighth grade class in 2000. We currently offer preschool to grade eight education for approximately 230 students, including Spanish, Eurythmy, Movement Education, Music (Recorder, Strings, Chorus, Drumming), Handwork, Woodwork, Practical Arts, and Sports Programs. Our parent/child program warmly introduces young families to Waldorf education. The school is fully accredited by four local and national accrediting bodies and is a full member of AWSNA. Academe of the Oaks Waldorf High School opened in the fall of 2003, just five minutes from our campus.
Our experienced and creative faculty works closely with an active and dedicated Board of Trustees and a committed and talented parent community. An established Core Faculty with years of Waldorf experience share a strong commitment to studying and working with anthroposophy. Our community supports a quarterly visit from the Christian Community priest, and branch of the Anthroposophical Society.
Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject line: Teacher Search).
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