Faculty Employment

Current Faculty Openings

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Nursery Extended Care Teachers

Waldorf School of the Peninsula located in Los Altos California, San Francisco is seeking dedicated, energetic, creative and prepared professionals to join our teaching team working with Nursery School aged children. Waldorf Education believes the key indicators to being successful in kindergarten and in life are strong social and emotional skills, a curiosity for learning, and strong supportive role models.

Roles and Responsibilities
WSP Employee’s working with these young children must be an appropriate role model for the children and parents. Each employee is responsible for exhibiting good communication, problem-solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The teachers and staff are responsible for the care and the development of up to ten children at one time for ages 2.9 through 6 years of age. Specific duties are based on positions.

Qualifications
We are currently seeking individuals who meet California Community Care Licensing requirements for an Assistant Teacher. Qualifications include the general requirements above plus:
– Completed a total of 12 units of California required Early Childhood Education courses, and 6 months of  work experience in a licensed center or comparable group child care program OR

Preferred Experience and Education
– Experience in a Waldorf classroom or similar setting with toddlers through kindergarten-aged children successfully. Intercultural proficiency is a plus.
– Waldorf Education Teaching Certificate, AA or BA degree in early childhood education or LifeWays training.

*All faculty and staff must have current CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain as required by state child care licensing.

Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please email resume and cover letter subject line stating “Nursery Extended Care Teacher” to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org.

Substitute Teachers

Waldorf School of the Peninsula welcomes applications for substitute teachers in all areas of the curriculum. Early Childhood candidates must have Early Childhood credits. Lesson plans are provided for all subjects. Substitutes are approved after successful demonstration lessons in areas of interest. Waldorf teacher training is preferred, but not required.

Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter and resume with the subject line “Substitute Teacher” to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org.

Early Childhood Substitute Teachers

We are seeking dedicated, energetic, creative and prepared professionals to join our teaching team working with Nursery School aged children. Waldorf Education believes the key indicators to being successful in life are strong social and emotional skills, a curiosity for learning, and strong supportive role models.

We are currently seeking early childhood substitutes who are interested in Waldorf Education.

Required Experience and Qualifications
Completion of at least two postsecondary semester units or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development each semester or quarter following initial employment, and continuation in the educational program each semester or quarter until 12 units have been completed.

Preferred Experience and Education
– 12 ECE Units
– 6 Months of experience in licensed setting
– Experience in a Waldorf classroom or similar setting and working with toddlers through pre-kindergarten aged children successfully. Intercultural proficiency is a plus.
-Current CPR and First Aid certification

Please email resume and cover letter with the subject line stating “Early Childhood Substitute Teacher” to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org.

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Future Faculty Openings

 

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Grades Teachers 2019-2020

 Waldorf School of the Peninsula is seeking two experienced, enthusiastic grades teachers in the 2019-2020 school year. We are:

–  welcoming an energetic class of Grade 1
– continuing excellent work with our Grade 3 students who will finish Grade 2 with a long-term substitute who has formed the class beautifully.

Candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching, parent education and dialogue, self-development, and collegial cooperation. Bachelor’s degree and Waldorf training required. We are looking for dynamic individuals who are interested in joining our well established grades faculty within a growing and thriving Silicon Valley community.

Requirements:
– Certificate of Completion in Waldorf Teaching
– Bachelor’s degree
– Previous Waldorf class teaching experience

Applicants should demonstrate:
– Strong classroom management skills and a commitment to professionalism.
– Skill in working positively with parents.
– A strong ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a letter of interest, and a brief biography with the subject line stating “Grades Class Teacher” to hr@waldorfpeninsula.org.

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