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Employment

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

Current Employment Opportunities

Grade School Classroom Aide (posted March 2017)

General Description

The position of the Classroom Aide serves the purpose of providing additional support to the lead teacher and also serves as an opportunity for the assistant to gain experience and be mentored by a lead teacher.

The Aide helps the lead teacher and special subject teachers in maintaining a harmonious and orderly classroom. This includes assisting in all facets of classroom activities, carrying out lesson plans and leading large and small groups of children.

Examples of Duties

  • Assists the teachers with the supervision of students who may exhibit emotional, behavioral or academic challenges.
  • Supervises class and individual students when teacher is occupied with other students or when directed by lead teacher to work with individual or groups of students.
  • Supervises students during recess, snack or lunchtime periods.
  • General maintenance and cleaning of classroom during job hours.
  • Displays respect for the lead teacher’s authority.
  • Preparation of classroom supplies and equipment.
  • Displays discretion and confidentiality in communication
  • Supervision of students outside the class when necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Attends parent conferences as requested by lead teacher.
  • Meets regularly with lead teacher for planning and review of work.

Hours

Daily 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. with additional hours to be arranged and compensated as needed or requested. If possible, assistant should attend the Grade School Faculty meeting on Thursdays from 2:15 to 3:30 with compensation.

Qualifications

  • Waldorf Teacher Training
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility
  • Tidy and orderly personal presentation

Compensation

  • This is a non-exempt, hourly position.
  • Benefits include San Francisco Sick 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

FLSA Classification: Not exempt from overtime

Reports to: Grade School Chair

Hired by: Grade School Steering Committee

Date Modified: March 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 Interim Spanish Teacher - (posted February 2017)

General Description

The Interim Spanish Teacher is a full time, interim position during the 2017-18 school year at the San Francisco Waldorf Grade School. The Spanish Teacher will teach eighteen periods each week. The interim position will either be for 16 weeks or a full year, depending on the applicants experience and availability.

The Interim Spanish Teacher will be an experienced grade school language teacher who demonstrates fluency and knowledge of Spanish, cultural traditions and has completed a bachelor’s degree as well as Waldorf training. A love of teaching and a knowledge of/or interest in Waldorf education is required.

Teaching Responsibilities

Teaching duties include preparations for your classes, including preparation/clean-up of the classroom as necessary, constant evaluation of student progress, and discipline during class. Please prepare a syllabus for your students before the school year begins. You will also be responsible for taking daily attendance and providing a narrative evaluation for each student at the end of the year. The narrative evaluations and grades are to be turned into the office one week after the end of the year. You will be responsible for other duties as assigned, including recess supervision, meeting attendance and parent conferences.

OTHER TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

Substitution—Substitute during main lesson as requested on teaching days (short term). Teachers are expected to be available for more duties when teaching fewer periods

Observations—Attend and observe at least two main lesson classes per year in classes that you teach

Mentoring— Meet with mentor teacher weekly throughout the year. The Interim Spanish Teacher should meet with the Mentor Teacher before the school year begins to clearly define and discuss goals, expectations, workload, responsibilities, and performance evaluation. In addition, the Interim Spanish Teacher should share course syllabi, relevant materials, and information pertaining to the curriculum.

Street Duties and Recess Duties—Supervise up to nine dismissal or recesses.

Field Trips and Spanish Festivals—Plans field trips and assembly to further students’ cultural understanding of Spanish speaking culture. Works with Class Teachers to ensure clear communication about tasks, events, dress code and location of field and trips festivals.

Budget—manage budget and supplies for Spanish program.

Maintain Classroom/Office/Workspace—Maintain all materials and equipment for Spanish program and stores equipment in an organized manner.

Mid-Year and End of Year ReportsThe Spanish Teacher writes report semi-annually for all grades classes. This report is a characterization of the student’s thinking, feeling and willing. However, the approach that is used to address these three aspects of the child’s development changes as the child goes through the grades. Student report contains a course description and, starting in 4th grade, the student’s performance in the class.

SCHEDULE

Work Hours: 8:00am-3:45pm on Teaching Days. Weekend and evening days as scheduled.

School Year:Faculty members are expected to be available to work on assigned teaching days from the start of the school year until the end as defined by the all school calendar. Faculty members are expected to be in town and available for meetings, starting mid-August with the all school faculty meetings and to be in town and available for end of year meetings, the week after 8th grade graduation.

Qualifications

  • Waldorf Teacher Training
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility
  • Tidy and orderly personal presentation
  • Singing and Proficiency with an Instrument would be an asset

Compensation

This full time salaried position, for one year or pro-rated for 16 weeks.

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: Exempt from overtime

Reports to: Grade School Chair

Hired by: Grade School Steering Committee

Date Modified: February 1, 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

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