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Careers at Waldorf School of Bend

Thank you for your interest in the Waldorf School of Bend!

New Postings!

Grades Teacher for 2020-21 school year – Waldorf School of Bend is looking for a Grades teacher. This teacher will have Waldorf teacher training and experience teaching in a classroom setting. All interested candidates will share a deep interest in self-discovery, have strong communication skills and have a relationship to the foundations of Waldorf pedagogy.

Applicants will show a demonstrated ability of classroom management, joy in teaching and enthusiasm for learning. Additional qualities that we highly value include the ability to join a faculty of teachers and develop peer relations, initiative, being committed to growth and inner development and being an enthusiastic team member. We also greatly value a sense of humor and inner flexibility.

In addition to developing oneself, candidates will also have a deep appreciation for developing their parent community through parent meetings, offerings and supporting families through the developmental milestones of childhood.

In return for your commitment and your time, you will be welcomed into a community filled with joy, inspiration and enthusiasm. We are well supported by an active Board of Directors and a creative, committed and generous parent community.

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time position and offers tuition remission for qualified candidates. We offer financial support for ongoing professional development, paid time off, mentoring and other development opportunities.

WSB is committed to creatively meeting Central Oregon’s students by offering a robust curriculum and expansive outdoor campus with ample space for movement and creative space, with additional greenspace just a short walk away.

WSB is an Associate member of AWSNA with a WECAN approved early childhood program. We recently opened a nursery program and now proudly serve parent child, nursery, pre-k and kindergarten, and grades 1 through Jr. High aged students. Offering a wide scope of the Waldorf curriculum, including Eurythmy, Handwork, Woodworking, Theatre, Spanish and Games and Movement. Additionally, we offer extra-curricular activities, including snow sports and Nordic skiing programs for grades 3 through Jr. High.

Waldorf School of Bend is located in the beautiful high desert town of Bend, OR where recreational opportunities are abundant. From skiing, snowshoeing, and snow biking in the winter. To hiking, climbing, whitewater, mountain biking, cycling, and trail running nearly year-round. Central Oregon receives plenty of snow in the winter and ample sunshine throughout the year.

If interested, please email; a one paged letter of interest, biography, resume, and 3 professional references (including phone numbers and email addresses)

to: cmcclellan@bendwaldorf.com Attn: Cecelia McClellan, School Director

Early Childhood Lead Teacher – Waldorf School of Bend is looking for a qualified, experienced, Waldorf trained teacher to join our early childhood faculty for the upcoming school year. This candidate will have demonstrated abilities with the young child and will be both engaging to the children as well as a support to the families in the early childhood.

This candidate will be intuitive, demonstrate flexible thinking, have a desire to work with a team of teachers and work closely with their assistant teacher. Most importantly, this person has a joy and love for the sanctity of early childhood and a determination to preserve it for children.

Applicants will show a demonstrated ability of classroom management, joy in teaching and enthusiasm for learning. Additional qualities that we highly value, include the ability to join a faculty of teachers and develop peer relations, initiative, being committed to growth and inner development and being an enthusiastic team member. We also greatly value a sense of humor and inner flexibility.

In addition to developing oneself, candidates will also have a deep appreciation for developing their parent community through parent meetings, offerings and supporting families through the developmental milestones of childhood.

In return for your commitment and your time, you will be welcomed into a community filled with joy, inspiration and enthusiasm. We are well supported by an active Board of Directors and a creative, committed and generous parent community.

WSB is an Associate member of AWSNA with a WECAN approved early childhood program. We recently opened a nursery program and now proudly serve parent child, nursery, pre-k and kindergarten, and grades 1 through Jr. High aged students. Offering a wide scope of the Waldorf curriculum, including Eurythmy, Handwork, Woodworking, Drama, Spanish and Games and Movement. Additionally, we offer extra-curricular activities, including snow sports and Nordic skiing programs for grades 3 through Jr. High.

Please submit letter of interest, biography, resume and 3 professional references to cmcclellan@bendwaldorf.com Attn: Cecelia McClellan, School Director

New Nursery School Program Seeking Qualified Teachers – The Waldorf School of Bend is GROWING! We need Nursery Teachers for our growing early childhood programming

We just recently launched our Rosebud Nursery class in January and it is bursting at the seams! We have a beautiful space to welcome more children into our program and are seeking qualified, warm teachers to meet them.

The Nursery teacher will provide a beautiful space, creating a supportive rhythm which offers a secure, healthy, and nurturing environment for children with weekly and seasonal rhythms. The weekly rhythm will include an age appropriate circle time, story, creative and active play, and time for nourishment. We are looking for Lead teachers and assistant teachers to support our continued growth.

We value individuals who have confidence in representing Waldorf education to the broader community, and who will hold dedication to the whole school. Successful applicants will intuitively engage into this honorable work and create an educational environment that is aligned with our early childhood ethos and pedagogy.

We are a Certified Childcare Center and are a WECAN Member School.

We require all teachers to have and maintain an ORO account and be registered in the Central Background Registry.
Additional training include but are not limited to:
-Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
-Introduction to Childcare Health and Safety
-Food Handlers and CPR/First Aid

Come join our endeavors in Central Oregon!
Please submit your letter of interest and your resume to
cmcclellan@bendwaldorf.com
Attn: Cecelia McClellan
School Director

Substitute Teachers

Waldorf School of Bend is looking for energetic and motivated substitute teachers to work with students from Pre-K through 8th grade. The best candidates for substitute teacher jobs have a bachelor’s degree, first aid/CPR training and enjoy working with children. They are flexible and have some sort of education/teaching experience. Successful candidates will have to undergo a background check.

If interested, please email a letter of interest and resume to:
Cecelia McClellan, School Director

email: Cmcclellan@bendwaldorf.com

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At the Waldorf School of Bend, education is a powerful vehicle for social change. Thus, core academic subjects are taught to ignite the imagination of students and teachers in order to help foster pragmatic and inspired solutions to the ever-growing challenges of our time. The rigorous academic curriculum allows students to move forward with a sense of strong social consciousness, strong academic skills, and a vibrant individuality to create their own futures. A strong reverence for nature and the desire to nurture the earth are primary foundations on which school practices are based.

We are an AWSNA Associate school, who is experiencing energetic and healthy growth in beautiful Bend, Oregon. As a WECAN Associate member school, we operate an Early Childhood Program (PreK, Mixed-aged Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes) serving children ages 3-6, a stand-alone Grades program (1st– 6th) and Jr. High program (7th & 8th). We are unique in that we operate a Jr. High to help students prepare for school outside of Waldorf as currently there are no Waldorf high school options in

Central Oregon.  Salary plus benefits including tuition remission, mentoring program, and financial support for professional development.