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Part-time After Care Lead Teacher


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.



Part-time After Care Lead Teacher

For the 2019-2020 school year we are looking for a Part-Time (25 hours/week) Hourly Aftercare Lead Teacher to join our team.  The ideal candidate needs to have a confident classroom presence with strong social and communication skills, and a love for children and teaching. Individual should enjoy being outdoors with the children in all weather conditions. Must meet the Oregon Office of Child Care criteria to be “Lead Teacher” qualified. 3-5 years of Waldorf Early Childhood teaching experience is preferred as is Waldorf Teacher Training.

Our Aftercare Program is available to families after the regular school day is over: Mondays through Fridays from 12:30pm-5:00pm during the school year and serves children 3-11 years old. The Aftercare Lead Teacher plans and oversees the end-of-day activities and snack for their group of children in collaboration with the Extended Care Director. The position works in a mixed age setting and the teacher must provide a range of developmentally appropriate instruction and activities.  For this position a teacher must be flexible with a drop-in program, meaning ability to work with a variety of students each day and able to quickly adjust to changes in the attendance throughout the day.   We strive to provide a heartfelt and inclusive environment, so a warm and dynamic personality is best for the children we work with.

Cover letters, biographies and resumes are currently being accepted. Come explore life and community in beautiful Bend, Oregon!
Send documents to:

Waldorf School of Bend                                                      or e-mail to:
Attn:  Darren Hansen                                                
2150 NE Studio Rd., Ste 2                                                  Attn:  Darren Hansen
Bend, OR 97701

The Waldorf School of Bend cultivates academic excellence through our experiential curriculum rich in the arts, sciences and practical works. We honor each child’s unique spirit by building capacities of will, free thought, compassion and social responsibility. In this way, children develop with purpose to act as powerful world citizens.

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