First Grade Class Teacher
Step into Sunrise School of Miami’s warmth! We are seeking a Class Teacher for Grade One starting with the 2023 - 2024 school year, beginning in August 2023. Join our cohesive, supportive, international faculty and staff including members from Colombia, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Poland, Lebanon, China and the U.S.!
We are situated in metropolitan Miami, FL, a dynamic, multi-cultural city with strong ties to the Caribbean and Latin America. We are located on a tropical, 6 acre, treed campus, a quarter-mile from Biscayne Bay - renowned for its spectacular sailing opportunities. Now in our 18th year, our enrollment is 80 students from Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Class sizes range from 10 – 14 students. Our school has blossomed these past few years as we launched a parent-child program and reached capacity in our two kindergartens.
Our talented and experienced teachers nurture an environment of warmth, collaboration and joyful collegiality. Subject teachers provide Spanish and Mandarin language, woodworking, movement, chorus, handwork, orchestra and gardening instruction. The gardening program includes a seasonal produce market that includes bananas and dragon fruit, and is a popular community gathering spot on Friday afternoons. Our parents are supportive and involved in many facets of the school, including active participation in festivals and creating items for our school store.
We value individuals who enjoy building healthy relationships with parents, students and colleagues. We seek candidates with excellent teaching, classroom management and communication skills and a deep understanding of students, their development, learning styles and needs. A background or experience working with children who have special needs, or a specialization in reading is a plus.
The ideal candidate is self-directed, creative, artistic, collaborative, knowledgeable of and committed to Waldorf education and Anthroposophy.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher. We are seeking someone who has prior teaching experience (ideally in a Waldorf school) as well as completion of, or current enrollment in, Waldorf teacher training. Student teachers in training are encouraged to apply as well.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including subsidies for health insurance and professional development. Full time teachers are eligible for tuition remission for their children.
Interested candidates should submit the following to Esther Rodrigues at firstname.lastname@example.org
· Letter of interest including a brief biography
· Three professional references (include phone numbers and email addresses).
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