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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

Early Childhood Assisting Teacher

The Waldorf School of Garden City is seeking applicants for a full-time Assisting Teacher position in our Early Childhood program.

Beginning in August 2021, the Assisting 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. Preferred applicants will have completed or are in process of obtaining a WECTE certificate.  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, two Mixed Age Kindergartens, an Afternoon Care Program, and over 12 Parent & Child classes including Simplicity Parenting and the Soul of Discipline. Assisting teachers are mentored and professional development opportunities are supported.

Dedicated to working out of Rudolf Steiner’s picture of child development, our diverse faculty reflects a blend of youth and experience, and our School values and encourages both creativity and initiative.

In addition, we are committed to the conviction that diverse perspectives and voices are integral components of a vigorous educational community and enrich the quality of our education.

Furthermore, it is our intention to deepen and broaden the representation of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in our teaching staff. We strongly encourage BIPOC candidates to apply.

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:

Keelah Helwig, Early Childhood Chair
The Waldorf School of Garden City
225 Cambridge Avenue
Garden City, New York 11530
helwigk@waldorfgarden.org

Soccer Coaching Positions - Fall 2021

Open Positions:

  • Varsity Boys Soccer Assistant Coach
  • Varsity Girls Soccer Assistant Coach
  • 7th & 8th Grade Boys Head Soccer Coach
  • 7th & 8th Grade Girls Head Soccer Coach

Position Details:

The role of a Waldorf coach is to instruct student-athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to realize individual and team success. At the same time, the coach must provide a foundation for integrity, pride of accomplishment, sportsmanship, self-discipline, goal setting, teamwork, and self-confidence.

Head Coaches will (but are not limited to): 

  • Breakdown and teach the fundamental skills for players at all levels
  • Attend all scheduled games and practices
  • Manage and coordinate practice and game plans
  • Be responsible for handling all administrative duties related to their team
  • Attend all necessary athletic and school meetings and events

Assistant Coaches will (but are not limited to): 

  • Support head coach in promoting the mission of the program
  • Contribute to and/or run practice sessions
  • Gather and record statistical information
  • Attend all scheduled games and practices
  • Attend all necessary athletic and school meetings and events

Requirements:

Coaches must have all or most of the following:

  • Head coaches have 3+ years of head coach coaching experience
  • Assistant coaches have 1+ years of coaching or related experience
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with student-athletes, parents, School employees, and the Athletics Department
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification, or ability to get training before the season commences
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the sport, with special consideration given to those having experience with the desired age category
  • Enthusiasm, commitment, patience, and a passion for teaching the game are essential to this position
  • Ability to motivate and provide positive leadership to our student-athletes by following our school and athletic mission
  • High-level competitive playing experience (preferred)

Varsity Soccer Team information (9th-12th grade):

  • Practices are four-five times a week. Monday-Friday afternoons between 3:15 – 5:00 pm.
  • Games are typically once or twice a week and fall on a Monday, Wednesday, or Friday.

Middle School Soccer Team information (7th & 8th grade):

  • Practices are twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons between 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm.
  • Games are typically once a week on either Tuesday or Thursday.

Please note that on game days, athletes may leave school as early as 2:30 pm so candidates should be available starting at this time.

Please only apply for available positions and if you are able to commit to the time requirements.

To apply please forward a resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience to Shane Flanagan, Athletic Director, at flanagans@waldorfgarden.org

**Please note you must be eligible to work in the USA to apply to be considered**

The Waldorf School of Garden City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity among our staff. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Youth Program Director - Camp Glen Brook

Camp Glen Brook, owned and operated by The Waldorf School of Garden City, is seeking an experienced educator and leader to plan, organize, and operate our summer camp and school programs at its Marlborough, New Hampshire campus.  This is a full-time, year-round position.

General Responsibilities

Plan, direct, supervise, and provide camp and school programs for children. Help to train, support, and manage staff for Summer Camp, Winter Camp, and School Programs. Ensure that programs are safe and consistent with the camp mission statement and values.

Specific responsibilities

Camp and School Programs:

  • Plan and direct school programs for children, and help to plan and direct summer programs.
  • Create and supervise schedules, procedures, and routines for these programs.
  • Offer consistent leadership and hospitality to all camp program attendees and staff.
  • Direct the day-to-day operation of the programs.
  • Supervise the evaluation and continuous improvement of all camp and school programs.

Staff Management:

  • Help design and implement staff training
  • Create and implement a system to supervise, support, and evaluate all camp program staff.
  • Help provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among the camp family.

Facilities and Equipment:

  • Help to maintain the High Ropes Course, wilderness trip equipment, waterfront equipment, and all other camp equipment in sound working order.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and Facilities Director to ensure that all facilities used during camp programs are maintained in good working order
  • Maintain program supplies and equipment inventory and purchase as necessary within the budget.

Safety and Compliance:

  • Monitor safety and supervision procedures of campers and camp program staff.
  • Monitor, and teach as needed, Camp Glen Brook’s Emergency Management Plan, including emergency procedures and staff preparedness.
  • Help ensure compliance with all governmental regulations, licensing and reporting; and maintain ACA accreditation.

Outreach and Development:

  • Support efforts in the promotion of camp programs.
  • Limited travel for outreach, fundraising, and camper recruitment as needed.

Glen Brook Team support:

  • Be an enthusiastic and supportive team member
  • Participate in interdepartmental collaborative work such as helping with animal chores
  • Participate in regularly scheduled Director and Staff Meetings and meetings with the Executive Director.

Minimum Requirements

  • 3 years of teaching experience with a focus on outdoor and/or experiential education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a strong work ethic, a consistently positive attitude, attention to detail, and a capacity for cooperative teamwork
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean record
  • Ability to plan, originate, organize, and carry out daily and special programs
  • Desire and ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multi-disciplinary camp team
  • Current or willingness to gain certification in CPR, Wilderness first –aid, high ropes instruction, and lifeguarding
  • Experience and competence in camping, navigating, hiking, and canoeing

Preferred

  • Wilderness First Aid or First Responder certification
  • Musical and/or storytelling experience
  • Farm and garden experience

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Four weeks paid vacation
  • Health Insurance plan option
  • Pension after one year

Visit www.glenbrook.org to learn more about Camp Glen Brook and our programs

To apply, complete the application through our website: glenbrook.org/apply

POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

The Waldorf School of Garden City promotes respect for all students, employees, and applicants for admissions or employment, 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. These nondiscrimination policies apply in the administration of our educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics, and other school-administered programs.

The following person has been designated to handle all inquiries regarding the School’s nondiscrimination policies:

School Administrator
225 Cambridge Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 732-3434, Ext. 303