Careers at Waldorf School of Bend
Thank you for your interest in the Waldorf School of Bend!
Gardening and Culinary Teacher
The Waldorf School of Bend is seeking a part-time Gardening/Culinary teacher for the upcoming school year. The ideal candidate would have extensive experience in gardening and cooking with children. They would have experience designing curriculum plans and working with colleagues to implement them in the classroom.
This position is a two-folded with designated hours for Gardening and as well as the Culinary Arts.
It will include time spent maintaining the garden, preparing the garden for classroom work, organizing the gardening supplies as well as supporting classrooms on farm or field trips.
The Culinary teaching part will include learning to preserve and work with food grown in our school garden. This person must be able to accommodate students with dietary restrictions in their planning. In the spring and fall, enough produce may be generated to execute a community supported farmers market at our school. In addition to weekly classes, our 3rd and 5th grades spend extensive periods of the year working exclusively in farming and botany blocks respectively.
This is a year round position with 10-15 projected hours weekly, depending on the time of year.
If interested, please email a letter of interest and resume to:
Cecelia McClellan, School Director
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.
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.
2150 NE STUDIO ROAD, STE 2 BEND, OREGON 97701
p. (541) 330 - 8841
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