Our School and Community
Founded in 1986 as a preschool/kindergarten program, The Waldorf School of Atlanta graduated its first eighth grade class in 2000. We currently offer preschool to grade eight education for approximately 237 students, including Spanish, Eurythmy, Movement, Music (Recorder, Strings, Chorus, Drumming), Handwork, Woodwork, Practical Arts, and sports programs. Our parent/child program warmly introduces young families to Waldorf education. The school is fully accredited by four local and national accrediting bodies and is a full member of AWSNA. Our sister Waldorf high school, Academe of the Oaks, opened in the fall of 2003 just five minutes from our campus.
Our experienced and creative faculty work closely with an active and dedicated Board of Trustees and a committed and talented parent community. An established Core Faculty with years of Waldorf experience share a strong commitment to studying and working with anthroposophy.
Qualifications and Benefits
A Bachelor's degree is required. Waldorf training, especially remedial and Extra Lesson, is preferred. We are seeking individuals who arecommitted to excellence in teaching, parent education and dialogue, self-development, and collegial cooperation. Full-time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that include health, dental, life/disability insurance, tuition remission, mentoring, and financial support for professional development.
The role of the Learning Specialist is one that helps meld the mainstream understanding of educational support with the Waldorf understanding of child development both therapeutically and pedagogically. The Learning Specialist will assess students and, based on the results, design and implement education plans, which will provide goals and accommodations tailored to anindividual student's needs. The Learning Specialist refers students, when required, for outsider evaluations, therapies, and support. The Learning Specialist also conducts first grade readiness assessments, third grade class screenings, and actively supports teachers and parents with classroom modifications, accommodations, materials, and trainings. In addition, the Learning Specialist works with students individually, in groups as well as in full class settings. The Learning Specialists leads the Educational Support Committee. This position requires excellent organizational and communication skills.
Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org