Employment Opportunities

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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:

Current Openings:

Faculty Chair

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Working together, the Faculty and Board have recently revised the position of the Faculty Chair and seek to fill this leadership position starting in June 2018.

The Faculty Chair will guide the School to articulate a vision of Waldorf education responsive to the challenges of the larger culture and the immediate needs of our community.  Within this context, the Faculty Chair will be charged with collaboratively developing all School policies and practices necessary to ensure the consistency, integrity and quality of the School as it seeks to fulfill its mission.

The Faculty Chair will oversee all pedagogical aspects of the School, including all matters relating to faculty, curriculum, parent education, and community engagement.  The School has a mature system of governance, including an active Faculty and College of Teachers, three Section Chairs, an Administrative Circle, a School Administrator and a dedicated Board of Trustees. It also has a deeply committed parent body.  In view of the engagement of these many elements of the school community, the Faculty Chair must have a collaborative and transparent style of leadership.

Major responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining the overall integrity and continuity of the School while guiding it into the future.
  • Reviewing and renewing the School’s curriculum and classroom practices in light of Waldorf. pedagogy and the needs of the developing child.
  • Leading, implementing and assessing strategic planning.
  • Serving as the face of the School, communicating and coordinating effectively within the School and the external community.
  • Refining the School’s policies and practices for the hiring, development, support, and assessment of faculty.
  • Ensuring that the School’s resources are effectively managed.

The applicant must have substantial experience in and a commitment to Waldorf education.  In addition, administrative and/or supervisory experience, including a background in teacher development, in a Waldorf School is required.

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • Leadership that inspires, recognizes, and engages the gifts of others.
  • A capacity to articulate a clear, accessible vision of Waldorf education.
  • The ability to think strategically, as well as to coordinate long-range and far-reaching projects.
  • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to implement priorities.
  • A commitment to collaboration, conflict resolution, and community building.
  • A sense of humor.

The position is scheduled to begin June 2018.  To receive full consideration, candidates must submit a letter of interest, a current CV and a list of five references (to be contacted with permission) prior to February 15, 2018.  The search committee will consider reviewing additional applications until an appointment is made.

To apply, please send required documents to:
SearchCommittee@waldorfgarden.org
Faculty Chair Search Committee
Waldorf School of Garden City
225 Cambridge Ave
Garden City NY  11530

Lower School Chair

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The Lower School (LS) Chair supports and develops curriculum and programs in grades one through eight.  Overseeing day-to-day operations, the LS Chair works closely with the Early Childhood and High School Section Chairs and reports directly to the Faculty Chair. Working collaboratively with faculty and administration, the LS Chair leads, evaluates, and supports the multifaceted work of all teachers in grades one through eight.  The LS Chair maintains relationships with professionals in Waldorf education and the larger educational community.  Well-versed and experienced in Waldorf education, the LS Chair is the ambassador for the Lower School.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Working with LS faculty members, individually and collectively, to facilitate successful teaching in the classroom.
  • Supporting effective communication amongst all constituents of the Lower School, including the Parent Body.
  • Overseeing mentoring, evaluation and professional development.
  • Supporting review and continued development of the LS curriculum.
  • Organizing and implementing opportunities for parent education.
  • Managing the daily schedule, including coverage and substitutions.
  • Organizing and structuring LS section meetings.

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • Significant experience as a Waldorf educator – class teacher strongly preferred.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • An active engagement with anthroposophy and Rudolf Steiner’s picture of child development.
  • A love of teaching.

The applicant must have substantial experience in and a commitment to Waldorf education.  Administrative or supervisory experience and a background in teacher development in a Waldorf School are strongly preferred.

The position is scheduled to begin June 2018.  To receive full consideration, candidates must submit a letter of interest, a current CV and a list of five references (to be contacted with permission) by Friday, March 2nd.   The search committee will review applications until an appointment is made.  To apply, please send required documents to:

SearchCommittee@waldorfgarden.org

or to:

Lower School Chair Search Committee
The Waldorf School of Garden City
225 Cambridge Ave
Garden City NY  11530

Camp Glen Brook - Health Care Provider

Camp Glen Brook Health Care Provider

Every summer we hire one Health Care Provider to oversee the health and well-being of the entire camp.  This individual is responsible for all health needs of the camp population for the week of Staff Training  and the six weeks of camp.  Camp population includes campers ages 9-17, summer staff, and year round staff.

The position of Health Care Provider involves treatment of injury and illness.  Standing orders are received from Cheshire Medical Center in nearby Keene, NH.  Professional credentials for and experience in Western medicine and treatments are required.  In addition, a familiarity with and experience in homeopathy, herbal, nutritional, anthroposophical and other modalities, or a willingness to learn, is necessary as some camp families require treatments alternative to Western medicine.

The Health Care Provider is available 24 hours a day 6 days a week.  Coverage for a 24-day off is provided.  In addition to compensation, the Health Care Provider receives full room and wholesome board.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in staff training the week prior to camp
  • Maintain a clean orderly environment for administering health care to the camp
  • Assess camp population for condition of health upon arrival at camp and administers care accordingly.
  • Document all incidents, illnesses, and treatments appropriately.
  • Refer to and arrange care with local community resources as needed.
  • Stock, store, and administer all medications to camp population per prescription requirements or OTC as needed.
  • Function as health and safety supervisor of camp per American Camping Association standards.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, and assemble, check and issue first aid kits to areas in camp.
  • Work cooperatively with and communicate with all departments to ensure camp and camper safety throughout camp duration.
  • Maintain communication with camper population family as needed.
  • Comply with HIPAA
  • Functions as Health Care Provider during the day, and on call 24 hours a day except for weekly 24-hour day off.

Minimum Requirements

  • Professional licensure for profession being practiced at Camp Glen Brook in the state of NH.
  • First Aid knowledge and CPR certification
  • The ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Health care administration experience with pediatrics and adults.
  • Must speak fluent English.
  • Must be able to work with and advise any camp member in maintaining and improving health and safety.

To apply, please visit the Camp Glen Brook Website:
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Kindergarten Teacher

The Waldorf School of Garden City is currently accepting applications for an experienced Kindergarten Teacher to join our vibrant and diverse school community. Requirements include an undergraduate degree and completion of Waldorf Early Childhood teacher training.

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. The School’s comprehensive benefits package includes health, life, and disability insurance, along with a school-funded retirement account, and ample funds for professional development. With a salary range of $42,000 to $72,000 (based upon experience), our school is committed to supporting its faculty through professional development and mentoring.

Serving 360 students from Early Childhood through High School, the Waldorf School of Garden City offers a number of additional programs, including Parent-Child Classes, an Afternoon Program and Homework Club, as well as 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 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.

Interest applicants should send a resume, (3) professional references, and a letter of intent to:

Sabine Kully, Faculty Chair
The Waldorf School of Garden City
225 Cambridge Avenue
Garden City, New York 11530
kullys@waldorfgarden.org

Extended Day Coordinator, Early Childhood Programs

The Waldorf School of Garden City, a N-12 institution adjacent to Adelphi University in Garden City, Long Island, seeks an Extended Day Coordinator for the Early Childhood Programs, beginning in September 2018.  The ideal candidate will have experience teaching this age group.  A Master’s degree and a Waldorf teaching certificate are preferable.  Candidates will have an understanding of child development and outstanding classroom management skills.  As an integral member of the Early Childhood faculty, the EDC will have the responsibility of working collaboratively with colleagues in weekly section and all school meetings to make pedagogical decisions.

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. The School’s comprehensive benefits package includes health, life, and disability insurance, along with a school-funded retirement account, and ample funds for professional development.

Serving 360 students from early childhood through high school, the Waldorf School of Garden City offers a number of additional programs, including Parent-Child Classes, an Afternoon 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 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

Interest applicants should send a resume, (3) professional references, and a letter of intent to:

Sabine Kully, Faculty Chair
The Waldorf School of Garden City
225 Cambridge Avenue
Garden City, New York 11530

Part-Time Kitchen Help - 2 positions

Two positions are currently open in the Waldorf School of Garden City Cafeteria:

KITCHEN ASSISTANT
Duties include, but are not limited to food preparation and food service. Some heavy lifting required. 15 hours per week.

DISHWASHER
5 days per week, 9:30am – 2:00pm

The Waldorf School of Garden City’s hot lunch is made daily from scratch. To learn more please visit: waldorfgarden.org/lunch. Interested parties should contact Ramona Owens at owensr@waldorfgarden.org or Aviva Gill at cafeteria@waldorfgarden.org to arrange an interview.

High School Homework Club Tutor

The Waldorf School of Garden City is seeking a High School Homework Club tutor to supervise and assist students during afterschool hours. The ideal applicant will be able to tutor in multiple subject areas, but those with expertise in a specific subject are welcome to apply. Previous tutoring experience required. Excellent opportunity for recent college graduates looking for a flexible work schedule. Please email your resume to Nina Renker at renkern@waldorfgarden.org. No phone calls.

Aftercare Assistant

The Waldorf School of Garden City is seeking an Aftercare Assistant. This hourly position is from 3 – 6pm, five days per week. It is an excellent opportunity to gain experience working with children. Please email your resume to Sabine Kully at kullys@waldorfgarden.org. No phone calls.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Waldorf School of Garden City seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of our community.  More information about our 10-acre campus in Garden city and our 225-acre extension Glen Brook campus in Marlborough, New Hampshire can be found at www.waldorfgarden.org 

POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

The Waldorf School of Garden City promotes respect for all students, employees and applicants, and prohibits discrimination to the full extent required by law, including discrimination based on race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, familial or marital status, military status, or any other category which is protected by applicable federal, state or local law.