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Thank you for your interest in employment at San Francisco Waldorf School. The following positions are accepting applications.

Current Employment Opportunities

Grade School Outdoor Education Coordinator/Leader (Posted July 2017)

Grade School Outdoor Education Coordinator/Leader

.50 FTE Position
Applications Due by August 14

General Description

San Francisco Waldorf Grade School is seeking an experienced Outdoor Education Coordinator and Trip Leader who can help support child development through the medium of outdoor education. Experience in Waldorf education, biodynamics, or anthroposophy is important in this role. The Outdoor Education Coordinator and Leader must be a proficient storyteller who can create a developmentally appropriate, imaginative, as well as experiential learning environment for the students. He or she will have extensive experience in leading outdoor trips that are challenging both physically and mentally for 3rd through 8th grade students.

General Responsibilities

The Outdoor Education Coordinator and Leader will help create and develop this new position at our grade school with the necessary vision and direction. He or she will manage a program in line with and supportive of the Waldorf curriculum.

  • Scout locations for day trips as well as overnights
  • Book sites for all trips
  • Develop community and site contacts in a database for future trips
  • Maintain and update the website (with trip info for teachers)
  • Book transportation for all trips (some in-house transportation is available)
  • Purchase food for all trips
  • Coordinate and lead all trips with teachers and parent volunteers
  • In conjunction with teachers, organize class groups into teams for trip tasks: set-up, cooking, clean-up etc.
  • Take trainings necessary or required to lead trips for/to specific areas.

Qualifications

The candidate will have specific skills in outdoor trip leadership that include:

  • Trip Planning
  • Hiking
  • Backpacking
  • Kayaking
  • Climbing
  • Wilderness Survival Skills
  • Nature based artistic activities
  • Facilitating group work and processing
  • Program Oversight and Management including health and safety of students
  • Transportation safety and procedures
  • Equipment purchasing, management, and maintenance
  • Curriculum development
  • Volunteer outreach

Wilderness first responder or higher certification and CPR training.

A Bachelors degree is required

Waldorf Teacher training preferred

Benefits and Compensation

This is a .5 FTE position with benefits including dental, flexible spending plans, retirement plan (after one year), and tuition remission for eligible dependents in our N-12 program. Salaries are paid on a 12-month schedule.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.

Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold

Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours

FLSA Classification: Faculty; Exempt from overtime

Reports to: Grade School Chair

Hired by: Grade School Steering Committee

Date Modified: June 2016

San Francisco Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class.

Please send resume and letter of interest to jobs@sfwaldorf.org

SF Waldorf School was established in 1979, and added a high school in 1997. We are on two campuses in San Francisco. The high school enrollment is 150 and the lower school approximately 300, not counting our early childhood program. Our school has a wealth of teaching experience, vibrant programs and engaged, eager students.


High School Front Desk Administrative Assistant (posted June 2017)

Summary: This position is a hands-on, organizationally demanding role which requires an excellent ability to deal with people in a very busy environment. Consistent attention to details and follow-through are essential. This job requires flexible hours for a total of 20 hours per week. The Front Desk Administrative Assistant must be friendly, knowledgeable, outgoing, and be able to interact with the public. Discretion and objectivity are essential components of this job which may deal with sensitive and personal issues. Bi-lingual Spanish/ English is a plus.

Front Desk Reception:

  • Greet visitors, receive deliveries, answer student’s and visitor’s questions
  • Answer phones, transfer calls and take messages
  • Distribute mail, interoffice, Fed Ex, UPS etc.
  • Coordinate/oversee front desk fundraiser sales, Rainbow script, tickets etc.
  • Food services: coordinate/order special food as requested by faculty/staff
  • Stay informed through school bulletins and registrar on school events, curriculum changes, etc.

Administrative support:

  • Take attendance, correspond with parents concerning absentees, email attendance/detention report and updates to faculty/staff as needed throughout the day; enter attendance into Education Edge program database; all attendance related tasks are performed daily.
  • Retrieve and maintain students medical information; notify faculty and staff of student’s status with special health and medication requirements
  • Manage student BART ticket program and Kitch Scholar Clipper Card program
  • Track office supplies and order as needed, research cost-effective purchases
  • Troubleshoot problems with copiers
  • Provide administrative support for faculty and staff including editing/proofreading
  • Act as communications first responder in an emergency, stock and maintain first aid kit
  • Other support of faculty, students and staff as needed

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills: upbeat, friendly, articulate, flexible and helpful
  • Excellent phone skills
  • Excellent multitasking abilities
  • Strong computer/database skills
  • Bi-Lingual Spanish/English a plus
  • Knowledge of Waldorf education and/or SF Waldorf HS a plus

Hours & Compensation:

  • Part-time, hourly position
  • 15 – 20 hours per week
  • San Francisco Paid Sick Leave and San Francisco Health Care Ordinance

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold
  • Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours

Job Start Date: ASAP

FLSA Classification: Hourly, Non-exempt from overtime

Reports to: HS Administrative Coordinator

Hired by: HS Administrative Coordinator/Administrative Director

Date Modified: June 2017

San Francisco Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender or any protected class.

Please send letter of interest and resume to jobs@sfwaldorf.org

Grade School Educational Support Coordinator (posted June 2017)

The Educational Support Coordinator (ESC) manages and coordinates all evaluation services and interventions provided by San Francisco Waldorf School for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The ESC directs evaluation and teaching of small groups and individual students in need of remediation. The ESC shares with the Care Group the responsibility to continually develop resources for teachers and families in the form of therapies, interventions and presentations for faculty members.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the calendar and schedule for the following yearly evaluation services:
  1. First Grade Entry Review of Developmental Milestones
  2. Second Grade Review of Developmental Milestones
  3. Cognitive screenings and follow-ups by Certified Educational Therapist (CET)
  4. Fifth Grade Skills Check (with class teacher) and Screening
  • Conduct the following evaluation services:
  1. First Grade Entry Review (with K teachers)
  2. Extra Lesson spot-checks in every grade, as needed
  3. Fifth Grade Screening
  4. Classroom Observations
  5. Intake Assessments
  • Develop and facilitate Extra Lesson home programs and teach small groups in the following areas, up to a total of 10 hours per week, as needed: spatial orientation, dominance, body geography, eye-hand coordination, coordination of speech and movement, math and movement, form drawing, reading and writing.
  • Coordinate and/or conduct small group academic services for students with SSPs.
  • Create General Support Plans (GSPs), lead or facilitate follow-up discussions at Parent-Teacher conferences at the beginning and end of the school year or as needed; create Student Support Plans (SSPs) with the Educational Support Team (class teacher, ESC and CET).
  • Visit classrooms and facilitate communication amongst teachers regarding students with special needs.
  • Maintain student files
  • Collaborate with the HS ESC in maintaining a bridge between GS and HS, especially as regards admissions of special needs students to our HS. Attend HS Admissions meeting with class teacher to present profiles of students with SSPs and GSPs.
  • Schedule families for visits with Anthroposophic MD. Coordinate visit in collaboration with High School ESC, Grade School Chair and Grade School Receptionist.
  • Facilitate Therapeutic Eurythmy with Class Teachers and Therapeutic Eurythmist.
  • Engage in professional development focusing on best practices with therapies and remedial approaches to learning differences, both within the Waldorf movement and outside.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or Credential in Special Education or Educational Therapy required
  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university
  • Successful completion of Waldorf Remedial Educational Support Training preferred
  • Waldorf classroom teaching experience preferred

Benefits and Compensation:

This is a full-time faculty position (1FTE). Benefits include medical, dental, flexible spending plans, retirement plan (after one year), and tuition remission for eligible dependents in our N-12 program. Salaries are paid on a 12-month schedule.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold
  • Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours

FLSA Classification: Faculty; Exempt from overtime

Reports to: Grade School Chair

Hired by: Grade School Steering Committee

Date Modified: May 2017

San Francisco Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class.

Please send resume and letter of interest to jobs@sfwaldorf.org

Grade School After School Program Assistants (posted May 2017)

After School Program staff needs: 2017-2018 school year

1. A vacancy is open for an assistant to work 5 afternoons per week in the after school program with grade school children.

  • Hours are 2:30-5:30 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 1:15-5:30 Thursday.
  • You will work alongside 2 other grade staff.
  • Duties can include supervising the children’s play, assisting with crafts or outdoor play, helping prepare snacks. We will work with the gifts that you bring!

2. We are also looking for another person to work a flexible position.

  • Mondays through Thursdays: 1pm -2:30 assisting kindergarten rest time. 2:30-5:30 working with the grades mostly but helping with kindergarten if needed.
  • Fridays: 11:30-2:30 leading a kindergarten rest group. 2:30-5:30 working with the grades.

Both positions would be working under a lead teacher.

Applicants must be familiar with and interested in Waldorf education. We are looking for people with an enthusiasm for working with young children and an interest in engaging in activities, both indoors and outdoors.

There will be 2 staff meetings each month.

You will also be asked to work the two camps we run during the year. One is during the 3rd week of February, the second is during one of the two weeks of Spring Break.

We are also interested in hearing from people who cannot work a regular schedule but would like to be on a substitution list.

This is an hourly, part-time position with no benefits other than those available through the San Francisco City Ordinances.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold
  • Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours

San Francisco Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class.

Please contact Christine Sun csun@sfwaldorf for more information

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