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Kindergarten Asst. wanted

Do you love working with children and youth? Would you like to further your education to become a Waldorf-certified teacher?

Whistler Waldorf School in beautiful Whistler, BC is seeking an experienced Kindergarten Asst. Teacher for our Early Years Program working in the Briar Rose (Kindergarten) program. This is a full-time, permanent position. In addition to our very competitive and professional wage, Whistler Waldorf School will also financially support the right candidate to obtain or complete their B.C. ECE or Waldorf certification! We also offer many professional development opportunities and tuition remission for those applicants who may have children.

This position offers successful candidates:

• $23-30/hour based on relevant education and work experience.

• Training and financial support for ongoing educational experiences or certification in Waldorf education.

• Compensation package including medical and dental benefits, life and disability insurance

• Partial tuition remission for your children (Pre-k-Grade 12 programs)

• An Inspiring and creative work environment with mentorship programs, peer-to-peer support sessions and community/group teaching opportunities.

The perfect candidate will have:

• an ECE/ECEA Certification for B.C. and/or a Waldorf Early Years Certification. We will consider Canadian or international candidates that are qualified as an ECE Teacher and may be eligible to apply for a license to practice ECE in B.C.

• a willingness to commit to more training for Waldorf Early Years Certification and or B.C. ECE’s Certification.

• Excellent professional and collaborative skills with the ability to foster professional relationships between teacher & parents and work well with other Faculty/ Administrative Staff colleagues.

• an open mind towards different approaches to early learning and a commitment to self-development and an openness to feedback. • a Canadian resident and/or legally entitled to work in Canada. WWS will administer a current Criminal Record Check.

• a B.C. Standard First Aid Certificate for working with young children (recommended but not mandatory).

Interested candidates are asked to submit your cover letter, resume and three reference letters to principal@whistlerwaldorf.com Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Thank you for your interest! Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

More about this opportunity with WWS:

WWS is a non- secular, non-denominational, non-for-profit, B.C. Ministry of Education certified independent school. We invite you to live the mountain resort lifestyle while immersing yourself in a career of passion and learning that supports the development of our future generations. The role of the Asst. Teacher is to support the Briar Rose Teacher by upholding a beautiful, warm environment where the children feel safe and nurtured. This includes creating opportunities for children to experience the world around them through artistic activities, tasks of the household, oral storytelling, singing, movement and organizing festivals following seasonal rhythms of nature. You will notice the difference as soon as you visit Whistler Waldorf School. Our faculty & staff support each other in ways that enhance individual professional development and that support our students’ academic and social-emotional success. Our educational dialogues are meaningful, and we aspire to the higher aims of our work for mutual inspiration. More details at whistlerwaldorf.com/employment

Early Years Teacher required immediately

Early Years Teacher Posting – January 16, 2020

The Whistler Waldorf School is seeking an experienced Early Years Teacher to start immediately. Full time, part time positions and teachers on call are available.

The Early Years Teacher upholds a beautiful, warm environment where the children feel safe and nurtured, creating opportunities for children to experience the world around them through artistic activities, tasks of the household, oral storytelling, singing, movement, and organizing festivals following seasonal rhythms of nature.

In addition to the above, the perfect candidate will have:

• Training in Waldorf Early Childhood Education or a willingness to be trained as we offer free training for those who are interested in committing to becoming Waldorf ECE trained.
• An ability to foster professional relationships between teacher and parents as a mutual working together to support students’ best interest.
• A desire to work collaboratively with other Faculty and Administrative Staff colleagues.
• A commitment to self-development and a self-reflective practice to ensure personal development to meet the age of the children that are being taught.

Applicants must have or be eligible for a licence to practice ECE with B.C.’s Ministry of Children and Family Development and, ideally, also have a BC teaching Certificate with the teacher regulation branch.

Whistler Waldorf offers a:
• Full compensation package including medical and dental benefits, life and disability insurance and pension support.

• Competitive salary based on relevant education and years of relevant work experience.

• Professional development for ongoing teacher education experience.

• Partial tuition remission for those with children may attend the school.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and three reference letters to the Head of School 
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Thank you for your interest! Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posting timeframe: Jan. 16 – Jan 30, 2019

Early Childhood Teacher & Asst. required

The Whistler Waldorf School is seeking full-time and part-time experienced Early Years Teacher and/or Assistant (s). The Early Years Teacher & Assistant upholds a beautiful, warm environment where the children feel safe and nurtured, creating opportunities for children to experience the world around them through artistic activities, tasks of the household, oral storytelling, singing, movement, and organizing festivals following seasonal rhythms of nature. The posting summaries are below:

Early Years Teacher

Applicants must have an B.C. ECE Teacher Certificate with a licence to practice with the Ministry of Children and Family Development and, ideally, also have a BC teaching Certificate with the Teacher Regulation Branch.

Early Years Assistant

Applicants must have a valid B.C. ECE Asst. Certificate or the ability to qualify for one. 

Further Info. & How To Apply

  • In addition to the above, successful applicants must have: 
    • Training in Waldorf Early Childhood Education or a willingness to be trained.
    • An ability to foster professional relationships between teacher and parents as a mutual working together to support students’ best interest.
    • A desire to work collaboratively with other Faculty and Administrative Staff colleagues
    • A commitment to self-development and a self-reflective practice to ensure personal development to meet the age of the children that are being taught.

Whistler Waldorf School offers a flexible working environment and competitive salary based on relevant education and work experience. For full-time positions, we provide a thorough compensation package including health benefits and insurance, pension, professional development and partial tuition remission for children attending the school.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and three reference letters to principal@whistlerwaldorf.com

Application deadline: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Elementary & HS Teacher Asst. required

Whistler Waldorf is currently recruiting for full-time or part time Teacher Assistants to work under a teacher’s supervision to give students additional attention and instruction.

Duties expected:

Teacher assistants typically do the following:

  • Reinforce lessons presented by teachers by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups
  • Enforce school and class rules to help teach students proper behavior
  • Help teachers with record keeping, such as tracking attendance and calculating grades
  • Help teachers prepare for lessons by getting materials ready or setting up equipment, such as computers
  • Help supervise students in class, between classes, during lunch and recess, and on field trips

 Qualifications requested: 

  • Completion of Grade 12
  • A recognized Post-Secondary Special Education Assistant Certificate or the ability to qualify for one.
  • Preference given to a Degree/Diploma in a related field, and/or extensive experience in an equivalent field.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written
  • Any experience using techniques of Applied Behavior Analysis, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training (e.g., CPI or MANDT), Completion of POPARD coursework, the ability to speak a second language and a Workplace First Aid Certificate are considered to be an asset.

Whistler Waldorf School offers a flexible working environment and competitive salary based on relevant education and work experience. For full-time positions, we provide a thorough compensation package including health benefits and insurance, pension, professional development and partial tuition remission for children attending the school.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to principal@whistlerwaldorf.com

Application deadline: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We’re Hiring! Admin/Management Positions Available

The Whistler Waldorf School continues to grow and expand its administrative team. Please help us spread the word by sharing this with anyone who might be interested.

RECEPTIONIST

Ms. Mary is moving into another administrative position here at WWS and we are seeking her replacement. This is a full time (33 hour/week) position.

We are also currently hiring for:
NEW DAYCARE ADMINISTRATION CONTRACT POSITION
NEW DAYCARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT CONTRACT POSITION

Our Little Cedars playschool program is at maximum enrolment. To help meet the growing demand for childcare in our community, we aim to open a second program. The proposed site for this program is at the Spring Creek Community Services Building, Spring Creek, Whistler. We are looking for leads to help us oversee the work needed to bring this to its successful completion.

The Whistler Waldorf School offers a full compensation package including medical and dental benefits, life and disability insurance, pension, partial tuition remission, and a competitive salary based on relevant education and work experience.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and two reference letters to principal@whistlerwaldorf.com.