Sunrise Waldorf School is

currently accepting applications for a Grade Two Class Teacher for the

2021/22 school year. There is a possibility for this to be a part-time/co-teaching position. Responsibilities include lesson planning and

classroom preparation; teaching Main Lesson daily and additional track

classes; report writing; attending regular department and faculty

meetings; participation in festivals and recitals; communication with


The ideal candidate will have

completed Waldorf training and have teaching experience in a Waldorf

school, as well as a history of strong classroom management and the

ability to maintain professional relationships with parents, faculty and

staff. We will also support trained teachers without Waldorf

experience to obtain their Waldorf teacher training during school

breaks. Our faculty is looking for a colleague who will enthusiastically

join their collaborative work with our Head of School.

A spiritual dimension in Waldorf

education is present in the culture and environment of the school,

although no particular religious or spiritual beliefs are prescribed.

Parents and teachers of various religious and spiritual perspectives and

ethical philosophies are involved in Waldorf education. They do so

knowing that Waldorf schools are based on a spiritual view of the human

being and of the world.

All applicants must be able to

receive a BC teaching certificate (requiring either a B.Ed. or a B.A.

and Waldorf teacher training) or a Letter of Permission while pursuing

certification, and applicants must have Canadian citizenship or

permanent residency. This is a full-time position. Benefits include

dental and extended health options, plus tuition remission. Our

teacher’s salary is based on the level of education and years of

experience, ranging from to $39,390 to $62,490.

SWS is a full AWSNA member school

and a Group One independent school under the BC Ministry of Education

with a mission to educate and inspire students to reach their full

potential through a rich and artistic Waldorf curriculum. We offer a

comprehensive Waldorf curriculum from Preschool through Grade Eight.

Special subjects include: French, Handwork, Woodwork, PE, and Strings.

Established in 1980, our 7-acre

rural campus is located in the Cowichan Valley, 45 minutes north of

Victoria on Vancouver Island. SWS is part of a vibrant island

community, abundant with arts, surrounded by organic farms and endless

outdoor adventures. Most of the families at SWS have moved to the

Cowichan Valley from all over the world to attend SWS.

Send your resume/curriculum vitae and references


Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Sunrise Waldorf School
Posting Date:
10/9/2021 8:00:00 PM
Duncan, British Columbia