Sunrise Waldorf School (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.

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

experience and ranges from $42,550 to $59,560 for grades teachers and

from $32,825 to $48,005 for handwork.

Benefits include dental and extended health options, plus tuition remission to begin Waldorf Teacher Training, if required.

Sunrise Waldorf School is currently accepting applications the following Teachers:

Grade One Teacher (full time)

Sunrise Waldorf School is currently accepting applications for a full

time Grade One class teacher for the 2021/22 school year.

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 parents.

Grade Two Teacher (full-time or co-teach)

Sunrise Waldorf School is currently accepting applications for a full

or part time Grade Two class teacher for the 2021/22 school year.

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 parents.

Lower grades Teacher (full and/or part-time)

Sunrise Waldorf School is currently accepting applications for a

class teacher in our lower school for the 2021/22 school year.

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 parents.

Handwork Teacher (full time)

Sunrise Waldorf School is accepting applications for a full-time

Handwork Teacher for Grades 1-8. The successful candidate will introduce

and execute handwork lessons for the classes following Waldorf

curriculum guidelines (including planning, teaching, assessing, and

reporting). The ideal candidate will have strong classroom management

skills, teaching skills that nurture and develop the capacities in

children, and a love for working with children.

Education & Experience Required for Teachers

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 Principal.

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 all applicants

must have Canadian citizenship or permanent residency.

Please visit our website to learn more. Send your resume/curriculum vitae and references to hr@sunrisewaldorfschool.org.

COVID-19 considerations:

The school will follow any Covid guidelines for schools from the Ministry of Education and from WorksafeBC.

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