Chicago Waldorf School - Open Job Postings

The Chicago Waldorf School is pleased to announce that it is seeking faculty members for its growing, urban campus. Located in the diverse and vibrant Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago, the Chicago Waldorf School is fully accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and the Independent School Association of the Central States.  The Chicago Waldorf School opened in 1974 and is an established Waldorf school in the Midwest.  The school serves infants and toddlers in our Parent-Child Program, and preschoolers in our Early Childhood Program.  It provides a comprehensive 12 year Waldorf curriculum for students in Grades 1 – 12, with a total enrollment of 365 students.

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Part-time Bus Driver

Parents/Grandparents/Friends looking for part-time work driving our fantastic students to sporting events and field trips?  We are looking for a part-time or on-call bus driver to drive the school's bus.  You will drive students to CWS sporting events and field trips and will be paid for your time.  Is this for you or someone you know?  The average need is between 8-12 hours per week.

Necessary Qualifications: The right person for this position will possess a valid Class C CDL license with passenger endorsement, will have a clean driving record, and will pass a background check with flying colors.  Experience with children is preferred.

If you meet the above qualifications or are interested in pursuing the steps to meet the requirements to be our school's bus driver, please forward a cover letter and resume to recruitment@chicagowaldorf.org.

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Early Childhood Lead Teacher 2014-2015
Chicago Waldorf School is pleased to announce that it is seeking an Early Childhood Lead Teacher for its growing, urban campus.

Purpose and Scope of Job: The EC Lead Teacher is responsible for the life of his/her mixed age (3-6 yrs) early childhood class. This includes observing and caring for how the children develop; planning and leading appropriate activities for the growth of the class; planning the daily, weekly and seasonal rhythms of the class according to the principles of Waldorf pedagogy and the needs s/he sees in his/her particular class; communication with parents and parent education; and caring for the classroom and other early childhood areas.

The Early Childhood Lead is also responsible for deepening his/her understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and seeking out new materials for his/her teaching.

The ideal candidate will have at least an undergraduate degree, completed Waldorf teacher training and successful Waldorf teaching experience. Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to: recruitment@chicagowaldorf.org.

Compensation and Amenities: Chicago Waldorf School offers an excellent and competitive benefits package. The salary is commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law. The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment. It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law. This policy has the support of the highest levels of management.

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Early Childhood Assistant Teacher 2014-2015

The Chicago Waldorf School is pleased to announce that it is seeking an Early Childhood assistant teacher for its growing, urban campus. 

Purpose and Scope of Job: The Early Childhood assistant works closely with and is guided by the lead teacher of the class.  During the morning, the lead teacher supervises the class and the assistant acts as a support to the lead teacher.  Lunch and nap assistants supervise a group of ten or fewer children for the afternoon program according to the guidelines established by the lead teacher.  In the lead teacher’s absence, the assistant may take on the role of the lead in the class.

The early childhood assistant teacher is also responsible for deepening their understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and Waldorf early childhood pedagogy in support their teaching.

The ideal candidate has completed or is in the process of completing Waldorf teacher training and/or three years successful Waldorf assistant or teaching experience. Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to: recruitment@chicagowaldorf.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law.  The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.  It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law.  This policy has the support of the highest levels of management.

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Due to dynamic growth in our High School enrollment we must expand our experienced High School Faculty.  Please find job postings belowfor positions in High School Humanities, Mathematics, Physics, German, Eurythmy and Educational Support positions.

High School Educational Support Teacher

Purpose and Scope of Job: The high school Educational Support teacher offers a field of expertise that strengthens and balances the growth of the child. Teachers are expected to permeate their subject area with the principles of Waldorf pedagogy. Educational Support teachers work in close collaboration with class teachers and class advisors to support the developmental curriculum and the needs of each particular class.

The ideal candidate has completed Waldorf teacher training and/or three years successful Waldorf teaching experience. 

We encourage you to forward this job opening to others who may be interested. All applicants will receive a reply. We will be reviewing applications immediately. The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. To apply please send your resume and letter of interest to: recruitment@chicagowaldorf.org.

Compensation and Amenities: The Chicago Waldorf School offers an excellent and competitive benefits package. The salary is commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law.  The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.  It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law.  This policy has the support of the highest levels of management.

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High School Humanities Teacher

Purpose and Scope of Job: The high school Humanities teacher is expected to be a specialist in his/her subject area.  Waldorf teacher training is highly desired, as is expertise and teaching experience in literature and/or history.

The high school Humanities teacher is responsible for implementing the curriculum of the Humanities program with guidance and support from the High School Leadership Group, the Teacher Development Committee and the College of Teachers.  The high school teacher is also responsible for deepening their understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and seeking out new materials for their teaching.

The ideal candidate has completed Waldorf teacher training and/or three years successful Waldorf teaching experience. 

We encourage you to forward this job opening to others who may be interested. All applicants will receive a reply. We will be reviewing applications immediately. The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. To apply please send your resume and letter of interest to: recruitment@chicagowaldorf.org.

Compensation and Amenities: The Chicago Waldorf School offers an excellent and competitive benefits package. The salary is commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law.  The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.  It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law.  This policy has the support of the highest levels of management.

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Middle and High School Pedagogical Eurythmy Teacher 2014-2015 
Purpose and Scope of Job: We are currently seeking a pedagogical eurythmist, preferably with prior teaching experience, for a part-time Middle and High School teaching position for the 2014-2015 school year.

The Chicago Waldorf School has a well-established eurythmy program and a strong commitment to both pedagogical and therapeutic eurythmy. The right candidate will work with our two eurythmy colleagues. We have two designated eurythmy rooms which feature sprung floors. We have an accomplished pianist to accompany all eurythmy classes in grades 1-12. Chicago’s rich cultural life includes many opportunities for deepening work in anthroposophy, including a Christian Community Church, Rudolf Steiner Branch, Arcturus Rudolf Steiner Teacher Training Center, and local anthroposophical doctors. Opportunities for artistic eurythmy work and professional development may be available.

The ideal candidate has completed Waldorf teacher training and/or three years successful Waldorf teaching experience.


We encourage you to forward this job opening to others who may be interested. All applicants will receive a reply. We will be reviewing applications immediately. The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. To apply please send your resume and letter of interest to: recruitment@chicagowaldorf.org.
 

Compensation and Amenities: The Chicago Waldorf School offers an excellent and competitive benefits package. The salary is commensurate with experience.
 

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law.  The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.  It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law.  This policy has the support of the highest levels of management.


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High School Physics & Mathematics Teacher 2014-2015

Purpose and Scope of Job: The high school Physics & Mathematics teacher is expected to be a specialist in his/her subject area.  For high school physics teaching, the ability to work with adolescent students in a laboratory/experiential setting is essential. Waldorf teacher training is highly desired, as is familiarity with technology and an interest in teaching basic technology.

The high school physics and mathematics teacher is responsible for implementing the curriculum of the Physics and Mathematics program with guidance and support from the High School Leadership Group, the Teacher Development Committee and the College of Teachers.  The high school teacher is also responsible for deepening their understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and seeking out new materials for their teaching.

The ideal candidate has completed Waldorf teacher training and/or three years successful Waldorf teaching experience. 

We encourage you to forward this job opening to others who may be interested. All applicants will receive a reply. We will be reviewing applications immediately. The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. To apply please send your resume and letter of interest to: recruitment@chicagowaldorf.org.

Compensation and Amenities: The Chicago Waldorf School offers an excellent and competitive benefits package.  The salary is commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law.  The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.  It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law.  This policy has the support of the highest levels of management.


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High School Mathematics Teacher 2014-2015

Purpose and Scope of Job: The high school mathematics teacher is expected to be a specialist in his/her subject area.

The high school mathematics teacher is responsible for implementing the curriculum of the Mathematics program with guidance and support from the High School Leadership Group, the Teacher Development Committee and the College of Teachers.  The high school teacher is also responsible for deepening their understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and seeking out new materials for their teaching.

The ideal candidate has completed Waldorf teacher training and/or three years successful Waldorf teaching experience.

We encourage you to forward this job opening to others who may be interested. All applicants will receive a reply. We will be reviewing applications immediately. The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. To apply please send your resume and letter of interest to: recruitment@chicagowaldorf.org.

Compensation and Amenities: The Chicago Waldorf School offers an excellent and competitive benefits package. The salary is commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law.  The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.  It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law.  This policy has the support of the highest levels of management.

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Middle and High School German Teacher

Purpose and Scope of Job: The German teacher offers a field of expertise that strengthens and balances the growth of the child. Teachers are expected to permeate their subject area with the principles of Waldorf  pedagogy. Subject teachers work in close collaboration with class teachers to support the developmental curriculum and the needs of each particular class.

The German teacher is responsible for implementing the curriculum of the German program with guidance and support from the World Language Department, the Teacher Development Committee and the College of Teachers.  The German Teacher is also responsible for deepening their understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and seeking out new materials for their teaching.

The ideal candidate has completed Waldorf teacher training and/or three years successful Waldorf teaching experience.

We encourage you to forward this job opening to others who may be interested. All applicants will receive a reply. We will be reviewing applications immediately. The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. To apply please send your resume and letter of interest to: recruitment@chicagowaldorf.org.

Compensation and Amenities: The Chicago Waldorf School offers an excellent and competitive benefits package.  The salary is commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Chicago Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the school’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, military status, citizenship status and other status protected by federal, state or local law.  The school provides equal opportunities in employment, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.  It is our policy to make reasonable accommodations as required under the law.  This policy has the support of the highest levels of management.

 

Thank you for your interest in our school, and please return to check this webpage periodically as positions do come open on a regular basis throughout the year.

 

If you have further questions, please don't hesitate to contact the school via our Main Office at 773.465.2662