Waldorf School of New Orleans seeks a teacher for our Bumblebee Parent-Child Playgroup for the 2021-22 school year. There is one session each semester, with four different classes that meet weekly and follow the school calendar. Classes are broken out by age (infant – 3 years). Classes provide parents an opportunity to experience and learn about the principles of Waldorf Early Childhood education and how to apply them at home. The teacher will create an atmosphere of warm and supportive companionship in a dedicated classroom at our Uptown Campus. Bumblebee Parent-Child Playgroup rhythm includes creative free play, story time, snack preparation, and outdoor play. The Parent-Child teacher is also responsible for attending weekly Early Childhood Faculty Meetings and for actively recruiting applicants and spreading the word about Waldorf Education within the New Orleans community before each session. This is a part-time position (approximately 20 hours/week). Understanding of Waldorf Education and early childhood teaching experience required; ideal candidate is WECAN-certified. Please submit a biography, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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As the only Waldorf School in the state of Louisiana, our faculty and staff enjoy the fantastic opportunities that come with living in one of the most unique cities in America. From exploring the French Quarter and spending all weekend at Jazz Fest, to enjoying fabulous restaurants and experiencing Mardi Gras (with a school break!), we celebrate life.
Waldorf School of New Orleans offers a developmentally appropriate approach to education while integrating the arts with academics for children from preschool through eighth grade. Our curriculum aims to inspire lifelong learning in all students. Our mission is to awaken and draw out each student's individual strength and integrity, allowing them to become a free thinker; a courageous seeker of truth and knowledge; and an empathetic, enthusiastic participant and innovator in local culture and global society.
With a main campus in the Mid City / 7th Ward neighborhood, and an Early Childhood Center in historic Uptown, 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.
Waldorf School of New Orleans, operated by the Waldorf Parents Association, welcomes students of any race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references via email to email@example.com or by mail to Waldorf School of New Orleans, Attn: Human Resources Director, 2539 Columbus St., New Orleans, LA 70119