Physical job 
requirements for all Linden Waldorf School employees

Must be able to:

  • Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time, standing or sitting.
  • Move about to reach students and/or access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly/ occasionally operate a computer and other office machinery.
  • Ascend/descend stairs and traverse campus.
  • Position self as needed, including bending, crouching, kneeling, lifting, and reaching.
  • Lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Frequently communicate with students, parents, colleagues, and leadership.
  • Actively supervise students with focus even when distractions present.
  • Work in various outdoor weather conditions for extended periods of time.

To apply

Please send us a cover letter, resume, and references via:

Email:
office@lindenwaldorf.org

Mail:

Linden Waldorf School
3201 Hillsboro Pike 

Nashville, TN 37215 

Fax:

615-354-0247 

 

It is the policy of Linden Waldorf School to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, status as a covered veteran, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status, in accordance with federal and state law, and not to discriminate on the basis thereof. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation, benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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Our School

Linden Waldorf School serves approximately 200 students from 26 zip codes in Early Childhood through eighth grade. A diverse, dedicated, and experienced faculty is supported by a Faculty Leadership Council, Faculty Chair, Administrative Chair, and a capable administrative team and Board of Directors. Linden Waldorf School receives generous support from a strong parent community, its Parent Alliance, and the greater Nashville community. 

Our Community

Our verdant, twelve-acre campus is located in vibrant Nashville, Tennessee. Situated just minutes away from the bustle of downtown between Vanderbilt University and the Green Hills neighborhood, our school operates on a shared campus with Trinity Presbyterian Church. Consistently named one of America's top cities for friendliness, dining, music, and travel destination, Nashville offers a cosmopolitan sophistication with big-city amenities, including major league sports, museums, symphony, dance, theatre, visual arts, and a legendary music scene. Nashville is called "The Athens of the South" for its legacy in education and boasts eighteen universities and colleges. Nestled in the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee, Nashville is a growing, multi-cultural city with a rich history and an exciting future. 

Learn about becoming a Waldorf teacher here.

 

Current Job Openings

 

This job description indicates the general duties and physical requirements of work performed by the employee with this job designation.  It should not be interpreted or construed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and physical requirements required of the employee assigned to this job, as these might vary from day to day or as business needs demand.

 Aftercare Assistant Teacher

Status:          Part-time, Hourly (M-F 3:00-5:30)

Required Qualifications:  
High school diploma, continuing education in an accredited college program.Background check required prior to employment.
Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience in a classroom or child care setting.  Familiarity with Waldorf education.
Primary Function:
The Aftercare Assistant 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, the assistant will help to strengthen and develop the children’s will and senses through meaningful interactions.  Prompt and regular attendance is an essential duty and responsibility of this position.
Classroom Responsibilities and Duties:  
Support the Lead Aftercare Teacher though the following:

  • Supervise the children in play during sign-in or provide age-appropriate games and activities until snack.
  • Help prepare, supervise, and clean up snack.
  • Monitor homework, activities, or games after snack.
  • Help reset the classrooms and lock up the building, as requested.

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 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).
Participation in the design and execution of an individualized plan for professional development.
Other duties as assigned.                                                           

Physical Job Requirements for all Linden Waldorf School Employees

Must be able to:

  • Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time, standing or sitting.
  • Move about to reach students and/or access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly/occasionally operate a computer and other office machinery.
  • Ascend/descend stairs and traverse campus
  • Position self as needed, including bending, crouching, kneeling, lifting, reaching.
  • Lift up to 40 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Frequently communicate with students, parents, colleagues, and leadership.
  • Actively supervise students with focus even when distractions present.
  • Work in various outdoor weather conditions for extended periods of time.

Download the job description here.

 

Class Teacher  

Linden Waldorf School is seeking a qualified and motivated individual to serve as class teacher for our upcoming first grade class. Candidates must possess a commitment to personal and professional development and an enthusiasm for collegial work. We offer mentoring, opportunities for professional development, and a workplace supportive of pursuing Waldorf certification.

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 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Have completed, or be willing to complete, Waldorf Certification1 – 2 years previous classroom experience, preferably in a Waldorf setting
  • Familiarity with Waldorf education

Primary Duties:

  • Prepare for and instruct morning lesson, painting, form drawing, and practice periods
  • Develop and maintain a safe, harmonious social environment for the students
  • Document and record student progress primarily through the use of narrative descriptions and grades according to agreed upon standards 
  • Prepare a yearly class play or presentation as indicated by the curriculum
  • Plan and carry out a yearly class trip as indicated in the curriculum
  • Create and maintain a grade-appropriate, aesthetically pleasing, and orderly classroom space
  • Hold regular parent meetings and parent/teacher conferences and provide regular written communication for parents
  • Participate in weekly section meetings, weekly faculty meetings, and all faculty in-services
  • Attend required school events
  • Participate in committee work for the school

Salary is scaled based on experience and education

Download the job description here.

Our school serves approximately 200 students in preschool through eighth grade. A dedicated, experienced, and diverse faculty is supported by a Faculty Leadership Council, Faculty Chair, Administrative Chair and a capable administrative team. Linden Waldorf School receives generous support from a strong parent community and the greater Nashville community. Visit our website, , for more information.

Our Community

Our 12-acre campus is located in vibrant Nashville, Tennessee. Situated just minutes away from the bustle of downtown between Vanderbilt University and The Green Hills Mall, our school operates on a shared campus with Trinity Presbyterian Church.  

Physical job requirements for all
Linden Waldorf School employees

Must be able to:

  • Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time, standing or sitting.
  • Move about to reach students and/or access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly/ occasionally operate a computer and other office machinery.
  • Ascend/descend stairs and traverse campus.
  • Position self as needed, including bending, crouching, kneeling, lifting, and reaching.
  • Lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Frequently communicate with students, parents, colleagues, and leadership.
  • Actively supervise students with focus even when distractions present.
  • Work in various outdoor weather conditions for extended periods of time.

To apply

Please send us a cover letter, resume, and references via:

Email: careers@lindenwaldorf.org

Mail:

Linden Waldorf School

3201 Hillsboro Pike 

Nashville, TN 37215 

Fax:

615-354-0247 

 

 

It is the policy of Linden Waldorf School to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, status as a covered veteran, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status, in accordance with federal and state law, and not to discriminate on the basis thereof. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation, benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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