Immediate Opening
Front Desk Coordinator Position

We are now accepting applications for the Front Desk Coordinator position. The ideal candidate will be an experienced receptionist with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Mailchimp (or similar e-contact application), Access-based database applications, and WordPress.  Must be professional and possess a calm, kind demeanor to greet visitors and assist parents, students and staff throughout the day.  Primary responsibilities include answering incoming calls, maintaining database, managing mail, calendar, room use and student drop off and pick up, providing office assistance, assisting with emergency planning and procedures and administering first aid.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail as well as the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities needed.  Other qualities necessary are an inner flexibility and an ability to trouble shoot and think on your feet.  Applications accepted through May 15, 2015. Qualified applicants may submit a letter of interest, resume and three references to Marti Stewart at martistewart@clws.org or Marti Stewart, City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404.

Find the full Job Description for our Front Desk Coordinator Position here!

Fall 2015
Early Childhood Assistant

City of Lakes Waldorf School is seeking a teacher to provide assistance in our early childhood program in the 2015-16 school year. Qualified candidates have previous experience working with young children and an understanding and appreciation of Waldorf pedagogy. Position hours are 8:00 to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday during the school year. Applicants may submit a letter of introduction, resume, short biography and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. For more information, please contact Marti Stewart at (612)767-1501 or martistewart@clws.org

Fall 2015
Early Childhood Teacher/Maternity Leave Substitute

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a lead Early Childhood Teacher to serve as a one year maternity leave substitute in one of our Kindergarten classrooms, August 15, 2015 – June 15, 2016. The teacher will be responsible for providing a Waldorf Early Childhood education to our students, ages 4 to 6. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Waldorf Early Childhood educator who has completed a bachelor’s degree and a Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher certificate program. A love of children, a deep understanding of the Waldorf pedagogy, and a demonstrated capacity to work well with parents is required.  The teacher must work collaboratively within the school as a whole, and within the Early Childhood program, which consists of Parent/Toddler, Preschool, and Kindergarten classes.

All application materials should be submitted no later than June 15, 2015.

For more information please stop by our school office or contact Marti Stewart at (612)767-1501 or martistewart@clws.org

January 2015
Substitute Teachers Needed

City of Lakes Waldorf School relies on a qualified and dedicated group of substitute teaching staff to work with children when regular staff members are ill or attending to professional responsibilities outside the school. If you would like to be considered for our substitute teacher pool, please send a letter of interest, resume and references to Administrative Director, Marti Stewart at martistewart@clws.org.

Our School and Community

City of Lakes Waldorf School is an accredited, full member school of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America. We offer a preschool to Grade 8 education for 250 students, including Spanish, Mandarin, movement and games, handwork, woodwork, circus, Eurythmy and music (recorder, strings and chorus) and after school sports programs. Our parent/child program introduces young families to Waldorf education.

Our experienced and creative faculty, led by the College of Teachers, is dedicated to excellence in Waldorf education and the development of curriculum to reflect our diverse, urban community. Our school celebrates its 26th anniversary in 2014 and is actively engaged ina new strategic plan for our future. Our Board of Trustees and talented and dedicated parent community support our 45 full and part time members of the faculty and administrative staff.

Our school is located in a beautiful stone building (circa 1925) in a lively urban neighborhood just blocks from downtown Minneapolis. The school resides on what is known as “Eat Street” – home to a large number of restaurants featuring cuisines from around the world. We are within walking distance to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and have convenient access to the cultural features of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, including nationally acclaimed symphony and chamber orchestras, theatres, art, science and children’s museums. Minneapolis is a beautiful city encompassing lakes, rivers and creeks and containing an extensive network of parks for walking, biking and opportunities for a myriad of outdoor activities in all seasons. Minneapolis has consistently been ranked one of the most Bike-Friendly cities in the United States. Our school enjoys an association with the Minnesota Waldorf School across the river, a chapter of the Anthroposophical Society, and the Novalis Institute which provides adult education and Foundation Studies to our community.

 

Qualifications and Benefits

Ideal candidates are Waldorf trained teachers with a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of teaching experience and a commitment to working out of anthroposophy. Full time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that include health, dental, tuition remission, retirement, mentoring and financial support for professional development. We offer a base salary $37,550 with increments for teaching experience and education.

 

To Apply

Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee. Mail to: Marti Stewart, City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, 55404 Email: martistewart@clws.org. For more information, please visit our website at www.clws.org or contact Administrative Director, Marti Stewart, at 612-767-1501.