We are always looking for passionate, dynamic, and caring individuals to join our school community. Interested applicants should send a resume, (3) professional references, and a letter of intent to the person indicated in the job posts below:
The Waldorf School of Garden City is pleased to announce that we are seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Teacher position in our Early Childhood program. Beginning in August 2019, the Assistant Teacher works under the direction of the Lead Teacher, and the hours are approximately 7:45 am – 3:30 pm daily. This salaried position offers full benefits, including tuition remission. Full-time responsibilities include work in the Afternoon Care Program, attending weekly section meetings, festival life and more. The Professional requirements for this position are Early Childhood Waldorf Teacher Training (completion or in the process), and while not a requirement, previous Waldorf teaching experience is a plus. Some of the personal qualities essential in this work include warmth, centeredness, a joyful disposition, and a healthy will to deepen the understanding of child development evident in the work taken up in the classroom and in our playground. This is a wonderful opportunity to work within a well-established Early Childhood Program, including our two Nurseries, four Mixed Age Kindergartens, an Afternoon Care Program, and over 12 Parent & Child classes including Simplicity Parenting and the Soul of Discipline. Receiving mentoring and abundant opportunities for professional development, the Assistant Teacher will be embraced by the supportive and diverse group of 23 teachers that currently hold our Early Childhood Program.
Dedicated to working out of Rudolf Steiner’s picture of child development, our faculty reflects a blend of youth and experience, and our school values and encourages both creativity and initiative. Serving 365 students from Early Childhood through High School, the Waldorf School of Garden City offers a number of additional programs, including an Afternoon Clubs Program and Homework Club, along with Summer Programs in both Garden City and at the School’s 250-acre extended campus in New Hampshire. Long Island is home to a strong anthroposophical community, and the Winkler Center for Adult Learning provides a well-established Foundation Studies at our School facility. The Waldorf School of Garden City also has strong relationships to Adelphi University and other area colleges.
To learn more about the Waldorf School of Garden City, we encourage you to visit our website at www.waldorfgarden.org
Interested applicants should send a resume, (3) professional references, and a letter of intent to:
Kelly Rae O’Halogan, Faculty Chair
The Waldorf School of Garden City
225 Cambridge Avenue
Garden City, New York 11530
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