Linden Waldorf School of Nashville

Career Opportunities

 

Linden Waldorf has the following job openings:

Part-Time Mandarin Teacher

Linden Waldorf School is seeking a qualified and motivated individual to teach Mandarin to grades 1-5 beginning in January 2015.  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 Mandarin curriculum effectively with each class curriculum and to build a cooperative relationship with colleagues.  


 

Minimum Qualifications:

Mandarin Fluency

Some previous teaching experience.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

 

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 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.

 

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