Lead Full-Day Kindergarten Teacher
Woodland Star School in Sonoma, California is accepting applications for a lead, full-day kindergarten teaching position for the 2023-24 school year. Come join our vibrant, diverse, neighborhood community.
We are seeking a teacher with Waldorf experience and a California teaching credential. We offer a competitive salary (plus a little more for Spanish bi-lingual) as well as health, retirement benefits, and a school year calendar designed for sustainable teaching and learning. We offer priority enrollment for students of hired faculty members.
Our faculty is warm, supportive, accepting and devoted to their school. We have a great time working together as we hone our craft as Waldorf educators in the public sector.
Have you ever been to the town of Sonoma? What a wonderful community to join! Sonoma is an authentic, small (10,000), picturesque California mission town in the heart of wine country about an hour north of San Francisco, ninety minutes from both the Pacific Ocean and Sacramento. Likewise, we are in the geographical and visionary center of the exciting Waldorf-inspired charter school movement. Our school is a committed, hardworking, multicultural conscious community of teachers and families. We enjoy a green, solar-powered campus and are blessed with a fun-loving, supportive parent community.
Please email a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information for three professional references who have experienced your teaching to:
Woodland Star Charter School is seeking a part-time middle school math teacher for the 2022-23 school year. We are a small public Waldorf charter school with one class per grade. Our math teacher teaches 5 periods per week in 7th and 8th grade, and 3 periods per week in 6th grade. While the math teacher is responsible for teaching and overseeing math instruction, you can expect collaboration with the main class teacher for leveled instruction to meet the needs of our students.
Provide a clear grading rubric for students
Teach middle school math lessons that meet the needs of our students
Provide availability for parent conferences twice per year
Assess and monitor student progress based on performance data
Collaborate with other middle school teaching staff
Implement accommodations for students on IEPs and 504 plans
Bachelor’s degree in related field of study
CA single subject teaching credential in related field of study with EL or CLAD authorization
Available to teach between 11am and 3pm every weekday except holidays
Strong classroom management skills
Enthusiastic and positive attitude for working with students of this age
Enthusiastic and positive attitude for the subject matter being taught
Strong organizational skills
DOJ criminal background check clearance
Mandated reporter certification prior before school begins
Waldorf teacher training
Waldorf teaching experience
2 or more years of experience teaching math to middle school aged students
Salary based on Woodland Star teacher salary schedule
Being a Waldorf public school, we are seeking candidates with Waldorf training and teaching experience. They are important to us, as is a California teaching credential. However, if you feel you might be a good fit and those certifications are in process, please feel free to reach out to discuss what is possible.
Please email your interest to Caroline Hopewell, Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Include the following requirements to complete your application.
Letter of intention
Contact information of 3 professional references of people who know your work with students teaching math.
Do you have a Substitute Teaching credential? Are you interested in Waldorf education. Please contact us by email or call 707 996-8604.
Please email a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to:
Please feel free to call to inquire for more information, 707 996 3849 ext. 8604
More about Woodland Star
Established in the year 2000, Woodland Star Charter School serves families in the Sonoma Valley from kindergarten through 8th grade. It is known for its innovative approach to Waldorf education and its warm hardworking multicultural community. In its pursuit to develop the academic, physical, and social-emotional capacities needed to be successful in modern life, Woodland Star seeks to show its students as much as possible about the world and humankind. Our hope is that by 8th grade, each child will see the world with optimism; a place where each may discover their life’s work and make their unique contribution to the wider community.
Please email a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references who have experienced your teaching to:
Feel free to call to contact us if you have any questions and would like to know more, 707-996-3849 ext. 8604
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