Immediate Opening
Part Time Librarian Position

We are now accepting applications for a part time Librarian for the 2015-16 school year, 10 hours a week, from approximately August 15 through June 15. The ideal candidate will be an experienced librarian who holds a master’s degree in Library Science.  Library Science candidates are welcome. Primary responsibilities include maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of the school library program; and advocating for the school library space, collection and programs. Other qualifications include effective communication skills, ability to work collaboratively, organizational skills, ability to set and maintain clear boundaries, proficiency in Follett, Microsoft Office Suite, experience with databases, Mailchimp or similar contact application, and familiarity with Waldorf pedagogy. 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. The position is open until filled.

Immediate Opening
Development Director

City of Lakes Waldorf School seeks a Development Director who will serve as the chief professional fundraiser for the school and who will help educate our community about the needs of the school and inspire their financial and volunteer support. The Development Director, in cooperation with the Board of Trustees, initiates and implements annual and long-range development plans to secure major gifts, annual giving, and selected grants as well as to help manage special fundraising events.The Director works directly with development committee members and other volunteers to achieve annual, capital and endowment goals.

The Development Director is also responsible for maintaining an accurate fundraising calendar, managing the development budget and maintaining an efficient record keeping system for all developmental and fundraising work. The Development Director is a key person for outreach and public relations who will promote the school’s philosophy as it relates to the goals and objectives of City of Lakes Waldorf School, as well as the person who fosters the link to our Alumni and their parents. The Development Director reports to the Administrative Director and works closely with administrative colleagues, the Board of Trustees, the College of Teachers and Parent Association representatives to establish and support a culture of giving within City of Lakes Waldorf School and build goodwill on behalf of School beyond its immediate community.

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years of professional fundraising experience, preferably in a non-profit or educational institution. Ideal candidates will have experience with capital campaigns and knowledge of Waldorf education.

Applications will be accepted through July 30, 2015. Qualified applicants may submit a letter of interest, resume and three references to Marti Stewart atmartistewart@clws.org or Marti Stewart, City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404.

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.