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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High School Office Manager

This position is one of the front-line employees in our High School program. Employee must be able to manage a multi-faceted environment with multiple priorities from many different people including the High School faculty, staff, trustees, students, parents and vendors.  The position is part of the Administration of the Chicago Waldorf School and must be able to work together with other employees to help the school fulfill its mission.

This position is responsible for the efficient operation of the High School Office and performs clerical and administrative duties under the general supervision of the High School Chairperson. This position enables the High School Chairperson, High School Faculty and Administrative Director to increase their efficiency and effectiveness.

Essential Duties include but are not limited to:

1.    Provide administrative and clerical support to the High School Chairperson and High School Faculty
2.    Take and maintain daily attendance, tardy and detention records and report accurately.
3.    Oversee and process the midterm and end-of-semester student evaluation process.
4.    Attend and engage in weekly Administrative Staff and Full Faculty and Staff Meetings.
5.    Take minutes of High School Faculty Meetings weekly; type, distribute, maintain in an organized manner.
6.   Organize and coordinate plans for annual Class Trips and all-high school Camping Trip.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Associate’s Degree and two (2) years of clerical/secretarial/administrative support experience in a professional office setting. Demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with staff, students, parents, faculty and the public with tact and courtesy.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Five (5) years of full time administrative assistant work experience in an educational institution.
Demonstrate proficiency in using Blackbaud’s Education Edge database.
Experience in an educational institution.

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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Part-time Parent Child Lead Teacher 2014-2015

The Chicago Waldorf School is pleased to announce that it is seeking a part-time Parent Child lead teacher for its growing, urban campus. 

Purpose and Scope of Job: The Parent Child teacher holds overall responsibility for the life of each of his/her classes.  This includes parent education, supporting parents in observing and caring for how the children develop; planning and leading appropriate activities for the parents and children in the classes; and caring for the classroom; 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 Parent Child Lead 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.  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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Full-time Early Childhood and Grade School Pedagogical Eurythmy Teacher 2014-2015

The Chicago Waldorf School is pleased to announce that it is seeking a full-time Early Childhood and Grade School Pedagogical Eurythmy teacher for its growing, urban campus. 

Purpose and Scope of Job: We are currently seeking a pedagogical eurythmist, preferably with prior teaching experience, for a full-time Early Childhood and Grade School teaching position for the 2014-2015.  Therapeutic Eurythmy experience is also strongly preferred.

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.  To complement our growing Educational Support department the ideal candidate also has Therapeutic Eurythmy 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

The Chicago Waldorf School is pleased to announce that it is seeking a Middle and High School Pedagogical Eurythmy teacher for its growing, urban campus.  

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.

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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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.

 

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