Employment at Whidbey Island Waldorf School


Early Childhood Teacher Position (Nursery)

 

Whidbey Island Waldorf School is seeking an early childhood teacher with a focus on care for children from birth to 3 years old and their families. This position will include being the lead teacher for the Nursery class for children 1 - 3 years old from 8:15am - 12:15pm and facilitating a parent/ child program for children from birth - 3 years old from 9am - 11am. There is also a focus on outreach and parent support as this position is often the first school experience for families. The position will be .6FTE - full time depending on the number of days of teaching. Currently, the position is expected to be .8FTE with 3 days of Nursery classes and one parent/ child class each week.

 

How to Apply: Candidates are requested to submit the items below to Lori Barian, Administrator, at Whidbey Island Waldorf School, 6335 Old Pietila Rd, Clinton, WA. 98236 or administrator@wiws.org.
1.  A letter of interest articulating why the candidate believes he or she is suited for the position.
2. A resume with reference contacts.



Early Childhood Teacher Position (Pre-School)

 

Whidbey Island Waldorf School is seeking an early childhood teacher for a one-year contract with the potential of continuing on dependent on enrollment. This position will include being the lead teacher for the Preschool class for children 2 - 4 years old from 8:15am - 12:15pm and the possibility facilitating a parent/ child program for children from 2 - 4 years old from 9am - 11am. There is also a focus on outreach and parent support as this position is often the first school experience for families. This is a full time position.  


How to Apply: Candidates are requested to submit the items below to Lori Barian, Administrator, at Whidbey Island Waldorf School, 6335 Old Pietila Rd, Clinton, WA. 98236 or administrator@wiws.org.
1.  A letter of interest articulating why the candidate believes he or she is suited for the position.
2. A resume with reference contacts.




Early Childhood Assistant Teacher Positions

 

Whidbey Island Waldorf School is seeking several early childhood assistant teachers. Hours are from 8:15am to 12:30pm Monday through Friday or a portion of that weekly schedule depending on the class and configuration of assistants.

This is an hourly position.

How to Apply: Candidates are requested to submit the items below to Lori Barian, Administrator, at Whidbey Island Waldorf School, 6335 Old Pietila Rd, Clinton, WA. 98236 or administrator@wiws.org.
1.  A letter of interest articulating why the candidate believes he or she is suited for the position.
2. A resume with reference contacts.



Half-Time Movement and Games Teacher for 2019-2020


Equipment and space are ready. Students are enthusiastic. An ideal candidate would have Waldorf Teacher Training and /or Spacial Dynamics Training, good classroom management skills, and a love of play and playful movement with children. Programming can include, along with games spanning grades 1-8: Orienteering, Circus, Greek Games, Medieval Games, Track and Field Training. The movement and games teacher typically leads 12 combined grades classes a week.


How to Apply: Candidates are requested to submit the items below to Lori Barian, Administrator, at Whidbey Island Waldorf School, 6335 Old Pietila Rd, Clinton, WA. 98236 or administrator@wiws.org.
1.  A letter of interest articulating why the candidate believes he or she is suited for the position.
2. A resume with reference contacts.



Grades Teacher Sought for 2019-20   


Whidbey Island Waldorf School is seeking a full-time grades teacher to join our school.  We have a combined class, team teaching and looping model, so we are seeking someone who can fit into one of the following teams:

  • Grades 1-3

  • Grades 4-5

  • Grades 6-8


The ideal candidate will be a fully-trained Waldorf teacher. Waldorf teaching experience is greatly desired but not required, depending upon the team. We seek a confident, warm, community-minded individual with a deep appreciation for the Waldorf approach to education and its anthroposophical foundations.


Our school’s rich Waldorf tradition, high-caliber teachers, engaged parent body and beautiful island location all combine to make us a “destination” school.  Founded in 1985, the Whidbey Island Waldorf School (currently 122 students: nursery through 8th grade) is located on the south end of Whidbey Island in the Puget Sound within the rain shadow of the Olympic Mountains.  Our school’s buildings are set amidst 100 acres of ecological trust forestlands, which are stewarded by the Whidbey Institute and are where our classes often walk and study. Our island location offers a peaceful, family-oriented atmosphere with beaches, trails and easy access to several national forests. South Whidbey has a rich and diverse arts community and is only one hour from the bustling cultural life and opportunities of downtown Seattle. For more information, visit wiws.org.

Please Apply As Soon As Possible: Candidates are requested to submit the items below to Lori Barian, Administrator, at Whidbey Island Waldorf School, 6335 Old Pietila Rd, Clinton, WA. 98236 or administrator@wiws.org.
1.  A letter of interest articulating why the candidate believes he or she is suited for the position.
2. A resume with reference contacts.



Substitute teachers for Early Childhood and Grades

are welcome to apply.

Please call our office at 360-341-5686 or

mail your cover letter and resume to:


Please contact our Administrator Lori Barian

administrator@wiws.org


Administrator

Whidbey Island Waldorf School

P.O. Box 469

Clinton, WA

98236

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