Linden Waldorf School is seeking a qualified and motivated as a grades class teacher of 20-22 students on their journey beginning January 2014. We are looking for someone who will teach from an understanding of Waldorf education and Rudolf Steiner's indications on child development. He or she will be working as a part of a committed team of teachers and be an active member of our school community.
Our developing Waldorf school is in the exciting process of pursuing full membership with AWSNA. Our early childhood program received WECAN accreditation in 2009. Our enrollment of just over 200 students in four kindergarten programs and eight grades are held by a dedicated, experienced, and diverse faculty, led by a Faculty Leadership Council and supported by a strong administrative team. Linden Waldorf School also receives generous support from a strong parent community and the greater Nashville community, which includes established relationships with area biodynamic farmers. Visit our website: www.lindenwaldorf.org
Our 12-acre campus is located in vibrant Nashville, Tennessee. Situated just minutes away from the bustle of downtown, our school operates on a shared campus with Trinity Presbyterian Church, which features an oasis of rolling hillsides and shaded woodlands for play and exploration.
Nashville is called "The Athens of the South" and boasts 18 universities and colleges including Vanderbilt, Fisk, and Belmont University. There are many opportunities for arts and culture in town at the Parthenon, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, and many historical sites. Nashville is Music City and home to the Grand Ole Opry, Bluebird Cafe, and critically acclaimed Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Nashville has major league football and hockey teams as well. The state of Tennessee offers a large and beautiful park system providing many lakes, caves, forests, and recreational facilities.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
1 ; 2 years previous classroom experience
Have completed, or be willing to complete Waldorf Certification
• Preparation and instruction of block schedule, art and skills classes for first grade class.
• Document and record student progress primarily through the use of narrative descriptions.
• Preparation of a yearly class play or presentation as indicated by the curriculum.
• Create grade appropriate aesthetically pleasing classroom space
• Prepare and hold regular parent meetings and parent/teacher conferences.
• Participation in weekly section meetings, weekly faculty meetings and all faculty in-services.
This is a full-time salaried position that requires a bachelor's degree. Salary will be commensurate with Waldorf training, teaching experience and education. Benefits include health insurance, retirement package and ongoing professional development. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Linden Waldorf School, 3201 Hillsboro Pike Nashville, TN 37215. Our fax number is 615-354-0247
3201 Hillsboro Pke
Nashville, Tennessee 37215