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First Grade Class Teacher Position at El Rio Community School

El Rio Community School

Los Angeles, CA (Lincoln Heights, 90031)

Full time

First Grade

Feb 14

El Rio Community School, a public, independent charter school, uses the Waldorf approach to teach Common Core state standards. We are looking for an enthusiastic, warm teacher for 2023-2024 for a first grade teacher that may potentially loop with the students through fourth grade, sharing content knowledge, social-emotional support, and a joy for learning with the children. We offer a competitive compensation package, small class sizes, paid summer training and ongoing professional development, planning periods during the work day, and the opportunity to be part of shaping an innovative, growing school in Northeast Los Angeles, which includes frequent frequent field trips into nature and to sites related to the curriculum. We seek candidates with warmth, patience, enthusiasm, joy, and the ability to use Waldorf methods to make the curriculum and naturally embedded state standards come alive for the children. The ideal candidate will have Waldorf training and experience, and must have CA Multiple Subject credentials or equivalent. They must be a loving authority figure to the children, and balance high academic standards, the ability to respect and engender the respect of students, the knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm to engage students of all temperaments and ability levels, and the interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with colleagues, administration, and parents. The posting is open until positions have been filled.

Please send a letter of introduction, resume, 3 professional references, including current contact information, and a copy of your current teaching credential to Katie.chau@elrioschool.org

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