City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a fully qualified and inspired class teacher to join our faculty as the first grade teacher in the 2014-15 school year. Qualified candidates will have a college degree, Waldorf teaching training and experience in the classroom, and will have developed a strong commitment to Waldorf education and proven capacities for teaching. We are seeking individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, parent education and dialogue, self-development, collegial cooperation and to working out of Anthroposophy. City of Lakes Waldorf School is dedicated to educating the whole child through an artistic and developmental approach. We seek colleagues who share these goals and who are dedicated to the healthy development of each child.
Our School and Community
City of Lakes Waldorf School is an accredited, full member school of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America. We offer a pre-school to Grade 8 education for 220 students, including Spanish, Mandarin, movement and games, handwork, woodwork, circus and music (recorder, strings and chorus) and after school sports programs. Our parent/child program introduces young families to Waldorf education.
Our experienced and creative faculty, led by the College of Teachers, is dedicated to excellence in Waldorf education and the development of curriculum to reflect our diverse, urban community. Our school celebrates its 24th anniversary in 2012 and is currently beginning a new strategic planning process for the future. Our board of trustees and talented and dedicated parent community support our 45 full and part time members of the faculty and administrative staff.
Our school is located in a beautiful stone building (circa 1925) in a lively urban neighborhood just blocks from downtown Minneapolis. The school resides on what is known as “Eat Street” – home to a large number of restaurants featuring cuisines from around the world. We are within walking distance to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and have convenient access to the cultural features of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, including nationally acclaimed symphony and chamber orchestras, theatres, art, science and children’s museums. Minneapolis is a beautiful city encompassing lakes, rivers and creeks and containing an extensive network of parks for walking, biking and opportunities for a myriad of outdoor activities in all seasons. Minneapolis has been ranked the number one Bike-Friendly city in the United States. Our school enjoys an association with the Minnesota Waldorf School across the river, a chapter of the Anthroposophical Society, and the Novalis Institute wh ich provides adult education and Foundation Studies to our community.
Qualifications and Benefits
Ideal candidates are Waldorf trained teachers with a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of teaching experience and a commitment to working out of anthroposophy. Full time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that include health, dental, tuition remission, mentoring and financial support for professional development. We offer a base salary $36,820 with increments for teaching experience and education.
Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee. Mail to: Marti Stewart, City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55404 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please visit our website at www.clws.org or contact School Administrator, Marti Stewart, at 612-767-1501.
2344 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404