Linden Waldorf School of Nashville

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Linden Waldorf has the following job openings:

 

Part-time Math Teacher

Linden Waldorf School is seeking a qualified and motivated individual to teach 6th grade math and 8th grade pre-algebra. We are seeking a candidate with an ability to work with our math curriculum in an engaging way with 6th and 8th grade students. This person will work as a part of a committed team of teachers and be an active member of our school community. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
Some previous teaching experience preferred
Love of math

Primary Duties:
Classroom Responsibilities and Duties:

1.  Class Teaching
• Prepare and teach subject curriculum, guided by the principles of Waldorf education.
• Develop and maintain a safe, harmonious social environment for the students.
• Provide regular communication to Class Teachers about curriculum, student performance and unusual incidents.
• Begin and end classes on time to support Class Teachers’ daily schedule.
• Participation in recess coverage for grade four.

2.  Parent Meetings
• Attend at least one (1) Class/Parent meeting to explain subject curriculum, answer parent questions, and foster familiarity between parents and Subject Teachers. 
• Be available for parent-teacher conferences which may be scheduled in October and March, or on an as needed basis.  Conferences will allow the teacher and parent(s) time to discuss the child’s social, artistic, and intellectual development and to work together in support of the child’s development and school experiences.
• Arrange and participate in conference(s) with parent and support faculty member, as needed, to discuss student academic or disciplinary concerns.

3.  Reports and Parent Conferences
• Document observations of each student related to successes and challenges of presented curriculum.
• Complete End of Year Report narratives covering student’s progress in subject class.
• Reports are to be submitted by assigned deadline date to be reviewed for suggested edits by assigned peer. Due dates will be distributed by LWS at least 4 weeks in advance.

This is a part-time 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.

 

 Part-Time Aftercare

 

Linden Waldorf School is seeking to immediately hire a qualified and motivated Early Childhood Resting Stars Extended Caregiver.  We are looking for someone who will teach from an understanding of Waldorf education and Rudolf Steiner's indications on child development. The caregiver will work as part of a committed team of teachers and be an active member of our school community. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree from an accredited university

1 – 2 years previous early childhood classroom experience

Have completed, or be willing to seek Waldorf Certification

 

Schedule:                         Combination of shifts between the hours of 11:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

                                   (M-W) and 12-5:45 p.m. (Th,F); approximately 30 hours per week Status: Part-time

Primary Function:

The Resting Stars/Extended Caregiver shall meet the needs of the children, the program, and the well being of the classroom.   He/She will work to guide the children through imitation, to strengthen and develop the children’s will and senses through meaningful interactions.

 

Classroom Responsibilities and Duties:

 

• Assist in preparing room for lunch, supervise children preparing for lunch and help with lunches and clean up.

• Prepare room for resting and help children to settle down for quiet time.

• Monitor children– telling stories, singing, playing the lyre, or rubbing backs as needed during rest.

• As children awake, have appropriate activities prepared to follow the rhythm of the week.

• Prepare snacks and a healthy rhythm of outdoor and indoor play.

• Maintain attendance records (must be filed with school office each week).

• Sweeping, dusting, washing dishes, etc. as needed to maintain classroom cleanliness.

• Availability to secure the building each night after the last child has been picked up in the absence of the Extended Care Coordinator.

Additional Responsibilities:

All teachers share responsibility for the well-being of the school.  Aspects of this responsibility are:

• Maintaining and striving for an openness to understand and work with the Anthroposophical underpinnings of Waldorf Education and child development.

• Willingness to attend and participate in the In-Service meetings in August, March and June as schedule allows.

• Attend the Early Childhood meeting at least once a month.

• Participate in Child Study as needed.

• Be available to meet with parents and other teachers to discuss students either at conference time or if necessary relating to other concerns.

• Attendance/assistance at major all-school activities (Elves’ Faire, Experience Waldorf Education Day, State of the School meeting, Spring Gala, May Fair) and community outreach events.

• Attendance at the All School Meetings called by the Board of Trustees.

• Other duties as assigned.

 

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. No phone calls please.

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. 

 

Aftercare Coordinator

Linden Waldorf School is seeking to immediately hire a qualified and motivated Extended Care Coordinator.  We are looking for someone who will teach from an understanding of Waldorf education and Rudolf Steiner's indications on child development. This person will work as part of a committed team of teachers and be an active member of our school community. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university

 

Preferred Qualifications:

1 – 2 years previous classroom experience

Have completed, or be willing to seek, Waldorf Certification

 

Schedule:                         M-F, 2:30-5:45 p.m.

Status:                              Part-time

Primary Function:

The Lead Aftercare Teacher shall meet the needs of the children, the program, and the well being of the classroom. He/She will work to guide the children through meaningful interactions, and will help to strengthen and develop the children’s will and senses by providing a daily and weekly rhythm of age appropriate activities.

 

Classroom Responsibilities and Duties: 

 

• Set up for any activities and snack prior to arrival of children.

• Sign-in the children, and supervise the children in play during sign-in or provide games and activities until snack.

• Help children remember if/when they have a lesson.

• Lead preparation, supervision, and clean up of snack.

• Shop for groceries and oversee purchase of other Aftercare supplies.

• Monitor homework, activities, or games after snack.

• Reset the classrooms, and lock up the building after last child has left.

• Sweeping, dusting, washing dishes, laundry, etc. as needed to maintain classroom cleanliness.

• Relay messages to the parents from other teachers as needed.

• Print and deliver new Aftercare attendance slips for each of the upper grades monthly.

• Keep records of aftercare attendance.

• Calculate Aftercare billing on a quarterly basis.

Additional Responsibilities:

• All teachers share responsibility for the well-being of the school.  Aspects of this responsibility are:

• Maintaining and striving for an openness to understand and work with the Anthroposophical underpinnings of Waldorf Education and child development.

• Attendance and participation in parent conference days, and parent meetings.  Attendance at other parent conferences as much as possible in schedule.

• Attendance and participation in weekly faculty meetings, three (3) In Service sessions in the beginning and end of each academic year (August and June) and spring of each year (February or March).

• Attendance and participation in weekly section meetings and child studies.

• Service on at least one (1) Faculty committee and/or Board of Trustees of the school.  First year teachers may be exempt from this requirement.

• Attendance/assistance at major all-school activities in accordance with the All School Event Guidelines.

• Attendance at the All School Meetings called by the Board of Trustees.

• Participation in the design and execution of an individualized plan for professional development. Attendance at Waldorf Education summer training as identified as appropriate by the School.

• Other duties as assigned.

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. No phone calls please.

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. 

 

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