Grade 1/2 Class Teacher

$47,000 yearly
  • Mulberry Waldorf School
  • 25 Markland Street, Kingston, ON, Canada
  • Jan 25, 2023
Full-Time Teaching Jobs

Job Description

Mulberry Waldorf School is seeking a full time Grade 1/2 Lead Teacher for a short-term maternity leave contract position from Monday, February 27, 2023 until Friday, June 30, 2023. Ideally, the successful candidate will spend the first two weeks of the contract (February 27 to March 10) observing and co-teaching with the current Grade 1/2 Lead Teacher, assuming full lead teaching responsibilities on March 27, after our two week March Break.

The Grade 1/2 Class Teacher holds a lead position that works out of Mulberry Waldorf School’s Vision and Mission and within our Governance Structure. The Grade 1/2 Class Teacher must work closely with the Grade One Assistant Teacher and Educational Assistant as well as other teachers, office staff, and school leadership to promote an exemplary Waldorf educational program and maintain a positive learning environment.

The ideal candidate will have:

● Waldorf Teacher training and/or experience in Waldorf Education
● Bachelor of Education Degree or other relevant education/experience
● Current Police Check, including the Vulnerable Sector Check
● Current Standard First Aid Certification
● A passion for holistic education
● An understanding of structured literacy
● Experience and confidence with positive behaviour management
● Excellent organizational, communication, time management, and collaboration skills
● An openness to developing musical and artistic abilities, such as singing and drawing

The ideal candidate will:
● Fulfil Teaching and Pedagogical Responsibilities (curriculum, supervision, assessments) with accountability to the Pedagogical Director and Human Resources Committee
● Attend Grade School and Full Staff meetings
● Follow the school’s Code of Conduct: respecting self, others, and the environment
● Follow the Confidentiality and Conduct Agreement
● Create a warm and nurturing environment for children with clear, consistent boundaries
● Communicate regularly with class parents
● Commit to continuing personal and professional development