We are currently seeking energetic, enthusiastic and engaging individuals for the following possible positions for the 2015-2016 school year:
Suncoast Waldorf School, now 15 years old, is located on its own Live Oak shaded property in Palm Harbor on the gulf coast of Florida. The school, noted for its warm hospitality and generosity of spirit, has welcomed families from all parts of the world and from all economic sectors. Our strong and cohesive faculty is dedicated to supportive collegial work and continued professional development. Our committed and engaged parent body provides the needed support for festivals, field trips and upkeep of the property.
Palm Harbor, a cozy, comfortable town on Florida’s gulf coast, is part of the greater Tampa Bay metropolitan area. Offering an established symphony, a world class international airport, museums, theaters and art galleries as well as wonderful restaurants and shopping venues. The Tampa Bay Area provides all the conveniences of big city living and at the same time, the sparkling gulf for myriad water sports, quiet peaceful rivers for canoeing, national forests for camping and hiking, and lush farm lands and pastures are never far away.
Our ideal candidates will be an experienced Waldorf trained teachers who exhibit a warm, caring, confident classroom presence, can effectively present the Waldorf curriculum and communicate well with parents. Prior experience is highly valued.
Part-time German Language Teacher for 2015-2016 School Year
Suncoast Waldorf School seeks an experienced, enthusiastic, native German speaker to teach German as a second language to children in grades 1 – 5. Qualifications include demonstrated teaching success at the elementary level. The ideal candidate will have Waldorf training and Waldorf teaching experience.
Candidates should be able to provide engaging learning experiences including stories, songs, movements, games and literature. Candidates should have strong classroom management skills, effective communication, and an ability to utilize different approaches to meet children with different learning styles and needs. Candidates should be able to work well in a collaborative environment. A desire to engage in ongoing professional development and participate in the school community beyond the classroom is strongly desired. An ability to teach other specialties, such as Games or handwork classes, is also favored.
The position is a part-time one teaching up to 10 language classes per week and attending weekly section meetings. Applicants must pass background screening.
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