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[Priority Listing] Early Childhood Nursery Teacher

Westside Waldorf School

Santa Monica, CA, USA

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Jan 19

Job Title:           Early Childhood Nursery Teacher

As of Date:        Current School Year (2022-23)

Department:   Faculty

Reports to:      Pedagogical Chair

Location:           McComb Campus, WECC Campus

FLSA Class:       Exempt


Summary of Position

The Early Childhood Nursery Teacher is responsible for carrying out the classroom program and activities, supervising the EC Assistant, as well as the classroom management and supervision of a designated class of up to 12 children.


Essential Functions

•      Mentor and provide direction and guidance for the Assistant Teacher

•      Meet with parents to be a partner in their children(s) early childhood development

•      Nurture, protect and guide the children in their development through imitation of domestic, practical, and artistic activities, through love and warmth, rhythm, and free, imaginative play

•      Maintain general order, cleanliness and aesthetics in classroom and campus

•      Meet prospective families

•      Plan and host Parent Nights

•      Support and oversee classroom and school festivals


Education / Certifications

•      Bachelor's Degree

•      Waldorf Teacher Training Certification

•      Pediatric CPR/First Aid certification

•      Current TB clearance

•      Completion of all DSS training requirements

•      Kindergarten teaching experience

•      Understanding of Waldorf education or willingness to learn

•      Live Scan background screening


Westside Waldorf School Expectations

•        Understanding and embracing of Waldorf pedagogy

•        Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written – detailed, clear and concise

•        Commitment to a collaborative work environment

•        Willingness to embrace continuous improvement and professional growth

•        Organizational and time management skills


Skills, Specialized Knowledge, Experience

•        A minimum of 12 ECE units

•        Curriculum implementation

•        Classroom management

•        Ability to model grace, warmth, and creativity

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