Spanish Teacher 2023/24
Maple Village Waldorf School in Long Beach, CA is seeking a lower grades Spanish Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. This is a part-time position teaching approx. 3 class periods per week. Classes are 45 minutes in duration.
Spanish Education and Training
● Teaching experience in classroom/group settings for elementary and/or middle school.
● Willingness to learn about Waldorf education and incorporate Waldorf principles of child development into teaching.
MVWS is a progressive suburban school housed in a historical church building in the quiet neighborhood of Belmont Heights. Our relationship with Long Beach Parks and Recreation allows us to utilize four parks within walking distance for partial school days. Our school was recently one of six private schools in the country to be named a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School for environmental sustainability, health and wellness, and STEM. We are located minutes from the beach, 1.5 hours to the desert, 2 hours to the mountains, and 30 minutes from a Waldorf high school. We have a diverse population, and we are focused on equitability and inclusion for people of all religions, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and gender identities/expressions. Our Village has a lot of heart, strong parent participation, and is centered on families, community, parent education, collaboration, and mutual respect.
MVWS is an Associate Member of AWSNA and a Developing Member of WECAN.
Our school is entering its 16th year and programs include Parent/Baby, Parent/Toddler, 3 Preschools, 2 Kindergartens, and Grades 1 – 8. We have an experienced faculty, a strong peer mentoring program, and together we study, listen, counsel, laugh, eat, and celebrate.
Maple Village Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our students, and our community.
To apply, please submit a job application, cover letter, and resume to:
Lisa J. McCarthy, MVWS Dean of Education, at Lisa.McCarthy@maplevillageschool.org
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