1st/2nd Grade Teacher
The Echo Mountain Waldorf Homeschool Collective of Altadena is a Co-Op run homeschool group nestled at the base of the beautiful foothills of Altadena. We are a group of bright, energetic, curious and creative rising 1st and 2nd graders. We share the space with a 3rd/4th grade class. This group loves to explore and learn about nature and their surroundings and use their physical bodies .
We are growing as a community and are calling in a passionate, warm, talented, and energetic Waldorf trained teacher to lead in the mixed 1st/2nd grade class for the 20212/20223 school year.
We are seeking candidates that have, or are in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree, Waldorf teacher training, and familiar with non violent communication. We are looking for a grounded and compassionate individual who is capable of navigating challenges with grace, and holding space for our children as a group and as individuals. Candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching, parent education and dialogue, self development, and collegial cooperation with compassion. Emotional intelligence and a strong grasp of child development is essential.
The school is nature based on beautiful land that requires being comfortable teaching in a natural environment and a robustness.
Candidate will be working alongside our existing Teacher Director and must be comfortable working as a team.
If you are interested in inspiring our children to continue growing into the future leaders, change-makers and stewards of our planet please reach out.
Waldorf teacher training certificate (or in process)or similarly progressive
Previous Waldorf class teaching experience.
Candidates with experience teaching in mixed age classrooms are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should demonstrate:
A dedication to creative, compassionate and inspiring leadership.
Resiliency and a positive and proactive embodiment of the Waldorf teaching philosophy.
Artistic talents across multiple mediums.
Lead teaching experience or very strong assisting experience and the ability to hold form with both warmth and expectation.
Excellent classroom management skills.
Strong energetic boundaries with students and parents..
Passion, and care for our future generation.
The ability to work positively and cooperatively as a team member.
A deeply rooted sense that teaching is a calling.
The ability to make children feel seen and heard.
Speaking and teaching a foreign language, and/or ability to teach music preferred but not essential
Very competitive salary
4 day work week
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