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Vacation Camp Teachers 2022-23


Milwaukie, OR, USA

Part time


Dec 3

Vacation Camp Teachers 2022-23

Portland Waldorf School is welcoming applications for Vacation Camp Teachers and Assistants for the current 2022-23 school year. Successful candidates will enthusiastically and energetically engage students and will work collaboratively with other faculty and administrators to create an environment that is aligned with the school mission and program goals. This position is an integral part of the school, which offers a secure, healthy, and nurturing environment for children with seasonal rhythms that include stories, creative and active play, and nourishment. We are looking for an individual dedicated to Waldorf education, with love and enthusiasm for teaching. We value confidence in representing Waldorf education to the broader community and dedication to the whole school.

Portland Waldorf School was founded in 1982 and is fully accredited through AWSNA.  We serve over 300 students from early childhood through grade twelve on a beautiful seven-acre campus.  We offer a full Waldorf curriculum, including eurythmy, handwork, instrumental and choral music, blacksmithing and woodworking, drama, Spanish, Mandarin, games/movement, middle and high school athletics and a high school foreign exchange program.

Job requirements:

  • Must be licensed by the State of Oregon, Office of Childcare, Early Learning Division
  • At least one year experience in teaching or childcare preferred
  • Reliable, punctual, good communication skills

Vacation Camps are offered during school breaks. The work days and times are as follows:

  • Winter Break week 1: December 19-23, 2022 from 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Winter Break week 2: December 27-30, 2022 from 8:00am-4:00pm
  • February Break: February 21-24, 2023 from 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Spring Break week 1: March 27-31, 2023 from 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Spring Break week 2: April 3-7, 2023 from 8:00am-4:00pm

These positions are temporary, non-exempt positions. The pay rate is $300 per work day for the lead and $150 per work day for the assistant. Alternatively, two co-teachers would be paid $225 per work day for each person. Preference is given to candidates who can commit to working the entire week of camp. Benefits offered include paid sick time per Oregon Paid Sick Time law. Training, meetings, prep and clean up time are included in the above pay rate.

Please send resume, letter of interest, and three professional references including phone and email (in PDF format) to hiring@portlandwaldorf.org.

Portland Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We acknowledge that a diversity of ethnicities, nationalities, socioeconomic backgrounds, gender expressions, sexual orientations, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance our school’s learning environment, and we are committed to cultivating equity and inclusion. We are seeking individuals who are committed to self-development, educational equity and inclusion, and have a willingness to participate in ongoing work related to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice. People of color and others underrepresented in our community are encouraged to apply.

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