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Movement Teacher 2023-24

PORTLAND WALDORF SCHOOL

Milwaukie, OR, USA

Full time

Grades

Dec 4

Portland Waldorf School is welcoming applications for a full-time Movement Teacher for the 2023-24 school year. Successful candidates will enthusiastically and energetically engage students in grades two through eight, as well as block teaching in the high school, will have a working understanding of students’ social and physical development, and will work collaboratively with other faculty and administrators to create an educational environment that is aligned with the school mission and program goals.

A Bachelor’s Degree and teaching experience is required; Preferred candidates have received a Waldorf Teacher training certificate, have completed the Spacial Dynamics program, and have Waldorf teaching experience. This position will also coordinate and participate in all lower school annual regional athletic events including Olympiad, Medieval Games, Grade 7/8 Track Meets, plus additional duties as assigned.

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. We are looking for an individual dedicated to Waldorf education, with love and enthusiasm for teaching. We value collaborative working relations among our colleagues, confidence in representing Waldorf education to the broader community, and dedication to the whole school.

This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Salary is dependent upon education and experience. Benefits offered include health insurance, retirement plan, tuition remission, paid time off, mentoring, and professional development opportunities. Please send a resume, letter of interest, and three professional references 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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