Linden Waldorf School of Nashville

Career Opportunities

 

Linden Waldorf has the following job openings:

 First Grade Teacher 2014-2015

Linden Waldorf School is seeking a qualified and motivated individual to lead our first grade class on their journey beginning fall of 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.  

Waldorf class teachers have a unique relationship to their class because of their opportunity to know their students across years and across disciplines.  Teachers make a significant commitment to their classes, both in endeavoring to know their individual students well and in bringing a rich and solidly academic curriculum to the class as a whole.   This relationship involves creating a productive working relationship with the parents, as well as a cooperative relationship with colleagues.  Interested candidates should be prepared to journey with the students beginning in first grade and continuing through eighth grade graduation.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

1 – 2 years previous classroom experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Have completed, or be willing to complete Waldorf Certification

Primary Duties:

  • Preparation and instruction of block schedule, art and skills classes.
  • 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 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 careers@lindenwaldorf.org or mail to Linden Waldorf School, 3201 Hillsboro Pike Nashville, TN 37215.  Our fax number is 615-354-0247

 

Eurythmy Teacher 2014-2015

Linden Waldorf School is seeking a qualified and motivated individual to teach two six-week Eurythmy blocks for 2014-15 (fall and spring) to our 3-year-olds through 8th graders.  He or she will be working as a part of a committed team of teachers and be an active member of our school community.  We are seeking a candidate with an ability to integrate the eurythmy curriculum effectively with each class curriculum and to build a cooperative relationship with colleagues. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Trained pedagogical eurythmist.

Some previous teaching experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

 

Primary Duties:

  • Prepare and instruct up to seventeen classes per week during two six-week blocks, dates to be determined (generally mid-September through October and late March to early May).  Once per week classes for three Early Childhood classes through grade 2.  One or two weekly classes for grade 3. Twice per week classes for grades 4-8.
  • Provide narrative description or class overview of block for each grade level (to be communicated to parents by school).
  • Share the work with the students in an assembly as appropriate.
  • Offer one evening or weekend information session and/or demonstration for parents.
  • Lead the faculty in weekly eurythmy exercises for 10-20 minutes.
  • Participate in weekly section meetings and weekly faculty meetings.

 

This is an adjunct salaried position. Salary will be commensurate with Waldorf training, teaching experience and education. 

 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and references to careers@lindenwaldorf.org or mail to Linden Waldorf School, 3201 Hillsboro Pike Nashville, TN 37215.  Our fax number is 615-354-0247.

 

It is the policy of Linden Waldorf School to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and not to discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status or veteran status and not to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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