East Bay Waldorf School is currently hiring:

First Grade Teacher (2017-18 School Year)

The ideal candidate is someone who values strong colleagueship and has an aptitude for the development of positive, strong and warm relationships. Candidates must have experience in the classroom, a strong commitment to Waldorf education and proven capacities for teaching. We seek individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, parent education and dialogue, self-development, collegial cooperation and a working knowledge of Anthroposophy. Candidates must also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to plan and organize instruction, and the capacity to work with students at many ages and stages of development. It is also important that he or she be receptive to feedback and mentoring and be able to work with parents.

 

At East Bay Waldorf School we enjoy the reality of an environment that is both physically beautiful (11+ acres adjacent to 2400 of wildlife preserve in Wild Cat Canyon Regional Park) and nourishing. We are AWSNA & WECAN accredited, and have a 36 year history in the East Bay area. 

 

Ideal candidates are Waldorf-trained teachers with a Bachelor’s degree, classroom or teaching experience, a love of children and a commitment to working out of Anthroposophy. Our full time base salary is $50,000 with increase increments for teaching experience. Our competitive benefits include health, dental, tuition remission, mentoring and financial support for professional development.

 

Our goal is to provide a healthy working environment for all and we hope you’ll join us. Email: Jobs@eastbaywaldorf.org, with a copy of your current resume and 3 letters of recommendation.

 

Eurythmy Teacher, K-8 (2017-18 School Year)

East Bay Waldorf School is currently seeking a trained and experienced Eurythmy Teacher at approximately 80% time in grades K-8 for the 2017-18 school year.

 

We are looking for someone who is positive, creative, has strong organizational skills, and communicates well with colleagues, administration, and parents. We value excellent teaching and classroom management skills, artistic integrity, and a deep understanding of child development. We have a comprehensive and contemporary program along with an accompanist.  Eurythmy has been a strong program at the school and the children are receptive and joyful in class. Lessons are taught in a bright room with bamboo/cork flooring and a Steinway piano.

 

Ideal candidates have completed a full Eurythmy training and a Bachelor’s degree, have experience teaching, and are committed to collaborative work with colleagues and self development. Our full time base salary is $50,000 with increase increments for teaching experience. Our competitive benefits include health, dental, tuition remission, mentoring and financial support for professional development.

 

Our goal is to provide a healthy working environment for all and we hope you’ll join us. Email: Jobs@eastbaywaldorf.org, with a copy of your current resume and 3 letters of recommendation.

 

Preschool Assistant Teacher, beginning immediately.

East Bay Waldorf School is actively seeking to hire an Early Childhood Assistant teacher for immediate employment. Ideal candidates have experience working with young children, and a kind and nurturing demeanor. Teachers are expected to create and maintain a professional program true to the ideals of Waldorf pedagogy. The EBWS Early Childhood includes a state licensed preschool.  The teachers must ensure their program is in compliance with state regulations at all times.

 

Click here for more information about hours, duties and program details.

 

 

About us

 

Our Campus
East Bay Waldorf School is an independent AWSNA- and WECAN-accredited school, located in El Sobrante, California in the beautiful, thriving East Bay hills – just minutes from Berkeley and San Francisco. Our site combines the best of two worlds: an idyllic natural setting with open fields and biodynamic gardens, adjacent to regional parks and wild lands, and within thirty minutes of the major cultural and urban centers of the San Francisco Bay.

 

Our School
Our school was founded in 1980 and offers a complete Preschool-8th Grade Waldorf education, as well as thriving Parent-Child and Parent Education programs. For the 2016-2017 school year EBWS will serve over 180 students, from infancy through Grade 8.  We have excellent teachers, an active parent body, a strong board and serve as the campus for the Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training (BACWTT).

 

Our People
Through strong collegial collaboration, grounded in a solid commitment to anthroposophy, the faculty works out of a consensus model. Our teachers are committed to lifelong learning and developing themselves both personally and professionally.  Knowing how to build and maintain strong relationships with students, parents and colleagues is essential.  We offer a competitive benefits package to full time faculty, with additional compensation for experience.

 

How to Apply
Candidates should familiarize themselves with the school via this website prior to applying.  Please send your resume, along with a letter of interest, highlighting your teaching experience, life experience, qualifications and strengths. In addition, please include three references that we may contact. Please submit an email resume to: jobs@eastbaywaldorf.org.

 

The East Bay Waldorf School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applicants of any color, race, gender, sexual orientation, and all ethnic, national, cultural, social and religious backgrounds.