After Care Provider
London Waldorf School is inviting qualified applicants for the position of After Care Provider.
London Waldorf School was established in 1980. We offer the following programs: Licensed Child Care, Kindergarten, and Grades One through Eight. Our school is a member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN). London Waldorf School is a vibrant learning community where education, based on a deep understanding of the developing child, integrates the intellectual with the artistic, the practical with the beautiful – fostering the ability to engage more fully in the world.
Hours of Work and Compensation
The usual hours of work for the After Care Provider will be from 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm, each weekday that school is in session. This position is on a temporary part-time contract until June 19, 2024. The rate of pay is $19.99 per hour plus 4% vacation pay.
Overall Purpose of the Position
The position of After Care Provider involves arriving at 3:15 pm to assist with the safe dismissal of students being picked up in the traffic circle. The individual who holds this position will then provide supervision & programming for children outdoors, moving indoors depending on weather conditions.
- Work with a wide age range of children.
- Respond in an age appropriate manner when addressing the needs of the young child.
- Work independently and assume responsibility for the whole group and/or individual children.
- Follow up with class teachers when an issue around a child arises.
- Maintain an orderly and clean environment
- Implement programming based on Waldorf pedagogy.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, along with an approachable manner towards parents and colleagues.
- Physical ability to attend to children’s needs.
- An understanding of child development.
- First Aid certification (Child and Infant First Aid and CPR preferred).
- RECE certification, teaching certification, or equivalent experience.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume by Friday, March 8, 2024 to the attention of the Hiring Committee, at: firstname.lastname@example.org Please indicate After Care Provider in the subject line of your email.
London Waldorf School is committed to equity in its policies, practices and procedures. We support diversity in teaching, learning and work and ensure that applications for members of underrepresented groups are considered. Qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our community are encouraged to apply.
Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in Canada. We appreciate your understanding.
Lower Grades Elementary Teacher
London Waldorf School is inviting interested and qualified persons to apply for the position of Lower Grade Elementary Teacher (2 positions to be filled). The ideal candidate possesses a solid teaching background with strong lesson delivery, classroom management, and communication skills.
We are a vibrant learning community where education is an art. Based on a deep understanding of human development, and through the Waldorf curriculum, we enable each person to fully develop their unique capacities, inspiring a life-long love for learning.
“Our highest endeavour must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives.”
~ Rudolf Steiner
These are full-time permanent positions beginning July 1, 2024.
Salary is dependent on the amount and type of previous teaching experience as well as the final workload. The current starting salary for a full-time Lower Grades Elementary Teacher is between $42,207.48 and $47,272.38 based on experience. Our salaries and benefits are comparable with those of other Waldorf Schools, including: group health and dental benefits, long-term disability plan, 3% pension plan contributions, and tuition remission.
- Teaching Main Lesson and Skills lessons in a variety of subjects (experience in phys ed, handwork, mathematics, languages, and/or music would be an asset)
- Planning special curriculum related activities
- Eating snack and lunch with the class
- May be required to teach lesson(s) in other grades
- Evaluating each child’s academic, emotional and social progress and reporting to parents regularly through written reports and interviews
- Contributing to pedagogical, child and curriculum study
- Supervising students on field trips and overnight trips
- Leading regular parent evenings and working one-on-one with parents to help facilitate a more thorough understanding of Waldorf curriculum and child development
- Performing a designated number of duties, recess and administrative, in addition to teaching responsibilities
- Attending weekly faculty meetings and regular retreats and assisting with school events wherever possible
- Participating in ongoing professional development
- At London Waldorf School, we use cohort teaching, a term indicating that the teacher stays with the same group of students as they transition through the grades. Whenever possible, a teacher who starts with a group of students in 1st grade will stay as their main teacher throughout the entire lower school years until completing 8th grade.
- Teaching experience – in a Waldorf school or other setting
- A post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate
- The ability to teach a variety of subjects to various ages of children
- Creativity, flexibility and ability to take initiative
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate with fellow teachers and administrators
- Demonstrated ability to work with parents to answer their questions and meet their needs
- Commitment to ongoing professional learning and development of personal professional practice
- Previous experience in a Waldorf/Steiner school or knowledge of Waldorf education
HOW TO APPLY
Interested individuals are asked to send a cover letter and resume by Friday, February 16th, 2024, to the attention of the Hiring Committee at: email@example.com Applications will continue to be considered until the position has been filled.
London Waldorf School is committed to equity in its policies, practices and procedures, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are considered. Qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our community are encouraged to apply.
Please note: due to the high volume of resumes we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in Canada. We appreciate your understanding.
Must have previous teaching experience, and be able to teach a variety of subjects to various ages of children.
A current criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening and up to date First Aid must be provided prior to starting work.
To be able to work in our licensed care programs, you must have your RECE.
Please forward your resume and cover letter to our Supply Coordinator, Susan Baxter-Peace, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you so much for your willingness to give of your time to volunteer at London Waldorf School!
The first step is to fill out the Volunteer Application and submit by emailing email@example.com.
Next, we ask that you participate in an interview and tour with our Learning Volunteer Coordinator, Sandra Paterson. This meeting helps us determine if there is a good match between your skills and availability and our needs. If there is a match, Sandra will give you a package of forms which need to be completed and returned, along with a Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening completed in the last 6 months.
Once we have all of the paperwork in place and a volunteer placement has been arranged, Sandra will contact you.
Thank you again for your interest in our school. We look forward to meeting you.
Find the Volunteer Application below.