Employment

Waldorf School of New Orleans is a federally recognized 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, nationality or ethnic origin in its admissions, educational, and hiring policies.

PART-TIME SPANISH TEACHER

The Waldorf School of New Orleans seeks a part-time Spanish teacher (approximately 15 hours weekly) for the 2013-14 school year. We are a growing private school in the Irish Channel for students in Nursery through Eighth Grade. The school follows the Waldorf curriculum, an arts-based, developmentally appropriate program found in nearly 900 schools world-wide. To learn more about the school and Waldorf education, please visit www.waldorfnola.org.  

The ideal candidate would posses the following qualifications:

·         Native speaker or near-native fluency

·         At least 2 years if class teaching experience

·         Understanding of child development

·         Knowledge of Waldorf education and philosophy or a willingness to learn  

·         Excellent classroom management skills

 

Job duties and responsibilities include:

·         Teach 4 levels (Grades 1/2, 3/4, 5/6, and 7) three 45 minute Spanish classes per week

·         Arrive at school 15 minutes before each class and remain until area is clean and students have transitioned

·         Follow the school-wide discipline plan

·         Create a yearly lesson plan for all levels of Spanish taught

·         Assist the school in creating a comprehensive language curriculum

·         Plan engaging lessons for various age levels with appropriate activities and content

·         Conduct class in Spanish using songs, games, stories, activities, and conversation

·         Participate in regular faculty meetings and on-going professional development

·         Prepare written narrative reports for each student twice a year

·         Communicate all concerns, student or otherwise, to the appropriate party (parents, teachers, administration)

·         Be open to learning about and receiving support and mentoring in Waldorf pedagogy

We offer small classes, a supportive environment, and competitive pay, as well as opportunities for professional development and career growth. Qualified candidates should email info@waldorfnola.org  with a resume, three references, and a philosophy of language teaching.