Current Openings

School Office Assistant

The Corvallis Waldorf School is seeking a full time school office assistant for our upcoming school year. This position is responsible for greeting all students, parents, and visitors; answering and directing all incoming phone calls, attending to student needs, and general office support (filing, copying, faxing). We are looking for a candidate who enjoys working with the public, has experience with school age children, and can present our school in a positive, friendly, and welcoming manner. If you are interested and feel you meet the requirements, please send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to Peter Zaremba – peter_zaremba@corvalliswaldorfschool.org. Position starts August 18th. Open until filled.

Enrollment Coordinator

The Corvallis Waldorf School (CWS) is seeking a self-motivated individual with outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and database skills to serve as our Enrollment and Volunteer Coordinator. This individual will work closely with the Administrative Director and Director of Business Operations to enroll well-matched families in our Early Childhood and grade-level programs. The Enrollment and Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for soliciting and processing pertinent information from inquiring families, coordinating all related correspondence between families, faculty, and staff, and managing the DaySchool database used to support the enrollment and retention processes. Additionally, the Enrollment and Volunteer Coordinator will use the Help Counter database to manage our parent volunteer program, matching volunteers with specific school needs. This position is an hourly position, offered at 15 hours per week, $15 per hour.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Peter Zaremba, Administrative Director at CWS, at: peter_zaremba@corvalliswaldorfschool.org

Upper Middle School – Lead Teacher Position

The Corvallis Waldorf School (CWS) is seeking an experienced middle school teacher with the ability to teach an integrated curriculum, across the disciplines, in a predominantly self-contained classroom.

CWS is an educational community based on the anthroposophical insights of Rudolf Steiner.  We provide a developmentally appropriate, arts-integrated education to promote the development of the whole child.  Our school fosters the intellect, nurtures the imagination, and recognizes the emotional life of each child. Our aim is to inspire children to live engaged and successful lives, prepared to meet the demands of their world.

We are ideally situated, just 5 minutes from downtown Corvallis, Oregon.  Corvallis is an award-winning city that has been recognized as one of the top ten places to live in the country.  The school is within 90 minutes of the Portland Metropolitan area, world class skiing, and the famous Oregon coast.   Corvallis has a residential population of 55,345 and is home to Oregon State University, making this an ideal small town for people of all ages.

The ideal candidate will engage students in meaningful work, ignite each individual student’s passion for learning, and build supportive relationships within and beyond the classroom environment.  We are looking for a candidate possessing strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and positively with parents, colleagues, and community members.  The appropriate candidate will support the development of our growing community while maintaining personal & professional boundaries at all times.

Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching an integrated curriculum at the middle school level
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate students to work at their full potential
  • Personal conduct always worthy of imitation
  • Waldorf Teacher Training – Preferred

Please send letter of interest and resume to:

Peter Zaremba, Administrative Director

peter_zaremba@corvalliswaldorfschool.org

 

Parent Child Teacher – Part-Time

We seek a warm, flexible and experienced teacher to lead one of our three weekly Parent Child classes.

Parent Child classes welcome groups of children aged between 6 weeks and 3 years along with their parent or caregiver, and meet once a week for 2 hours. Another 2 hours a week of prep and cleanup time are allotted for the teacher. Activities of the morning may include movement circles, natural-fiber/Waldorf-inspired craft projects, guided indoor and outdoor play, snack preparation, eating and puppet or story time. Conversation and parent education about the fundamentals of child development, social growth and all that goes into fostering healthy development for children and families based on the foundations of Waldorf education is a very important part of the program.

Strong candidates will have LifeWays training and/or training in Waldorf Early Childhood Education and preferably a Bachelor’s degree. Experience as a lead teacher, especially in a Waldorf early childhood setting, or ample experience as a early childhood assistant is required, as is a strong history of collegial work and a demonstrable record of strength in parent education and parent communication.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to:

Peter Zaremba, Administrative Director

peter_zaremba@corvalliswaldorfschool.org