Early Childhood Afternoon Support Teacher (Part Time)

Starting August 2012

Description

Toronto Waldorf School is looking for an Early Childhood Afternoon Support Teacher to be a part-time member of the TWS faculty, responsible for sharing the carrying a group of children ranging in age from 3 to 6 years.   

Requirements

  • Waldorf Teacher Education certification or accepted equivalent experience preferred.
  • An understanding of child development from an Anthroposophical point of view.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, along with an approachable manner    towards parents and colleagues.
  • Willingness to create an age appropriate environment in which children can flourish.
  • Willingness and ability to work cooperatively with the teacher, other colleagues and the parent community.
  • Ability to lift and stack small wooden beds

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the afternoon program created by the teacher based on Waldorf Pedagogy
  • Responding in an age appropriate manner when addressing the needs of the young child.
  • Fulfilling work requirements in accordance with the agreed upon daily schedule
  • Participating in curriculum and pedagogical review of program with the teacher on a weekly basis and communicating observations of children to teacher daily.
  • Working independently when the need arises and assume responsibility for the whole group and/or individual children.
  • Supporting and participating in planning, preparing and celebrating all festivals and class picnics
  • Maintaining an orderly and clean kitchen in accordance with the standards set by the Ministry of Health.  
  • Maintaining rest time bedding.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Posting closes: Monday, May 21, 2012 

If you are interested in working at Toronto Waldorf School, please e-mail your resumé to ,staffing@torontowaldorfschool.com.

We thank all candidates in advance; however we will contact only those selected for an interview. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

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