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Seattle Waldorf School- Summer Camp

Seattle Waldorf School
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  • Program Information: The Seattle Waldorf Early Childhood Summer Camp is designed for families who need care throughout the summer. The camp will be held five days per week in 2-week sessions beginning on June 24, 2024 and concluding on August 2, 2024 for children aged 2.5 to 6 years old. This program is a part of Seattle Waldorf School offerings and will abide by the rules and regulations of Seattle Waldorf School. Programming will take place at Seattle Waldorf School’s Meadowbrook Campus indoors and outdoors.
  • Job Title: Lead Summer Camp Teacher
  • Program Name: Seattle Waldorf School
  • Job Contact Email: careers@seattlewaldorf.org
  • Job Description
  • Job Summary: Under minimal supervision, provides an optimal Summer Camp experience for children ages 2 ½ – 6 years old.
    • Specific Responsibilities: *Leads a group of early childhood campers from 8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. *Plans, leads, supervises camp activities in collaboration with other leaders and assistants *Effectively leads children by example to foster a safe and enthusiastic Summer program *With direction from supervisor, maintains consistent schedule for Campers *Tending to children’s basic needs such as diapering or dressing, when necessary *Participates in and facilitates supervision as needed during camp start and end times *Provides and maintains a warm and positive environment, while establishing and managing school rules and regulations *Observes student behavior and implements appropriate behavior management techniques *Cares for and protects the safety of the students and is versed in emergency and disaster procedures. *Appropriately identifies and responds to any emergency *Accepts guidance and supervision *Performs other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications – Required skills and experience.
    • Education & Experience: *Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in your subject area and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent experience *Experience in a Waldorf school preferred *Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion required *DCYF Staff Requirements for Child Care Centers required*
    • Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: *Experience as a lead teacher or afterschool lead or four years experience working with young children and academic understanding of child and youth engagement and development, or teaching *Understanding of, and experience with, Social Emotional Learning and Behavior Management Strategies *Understanding of or interest in Waldorf Education *Commitment to excellence in teaching, self-development, and collegial cooperation *Strong organizational skills *Excellent written and verbal communication skills *Ability to work in a hands-on team environment *Possessing a level of cultural competency necessary for working with a diverse population in an inclusive and equitable community *We have a diverse student body, and we want all our teachers to have the skills necessary to ensure that their classrooms are safe, inclusive places for everyone *We seek a teacher who is aware of and actively working to rectify educational inequities related, but not limited to, racial identity, socio-economic status, gender identity and expression, and disability *Ability to work efficiently in Google Suite, common automated systems for record-keeping, and confidently learn new technology *Ability to maintain confidential information *Ability to work and communicate well with all levels of faculty and staff *Ability to work and communicate well with students and their parents *Flexibility, maturity, and a sense of humor *Ability to lift up to 30 pounds *Ability to work outside in all weather *Ability to travel locally
  • This is a Full Time position. Compensation:  $29.50
  • Benefits: Seattle Sick and Safe Leave (accrued at a rate of 1 hour for every 40 hours worked)
  • Employer Location: 2728 NE 100th St Settle WA, 98125
  • Company Website : https://seattlewaldorf.org/
  • Employer Contact Information: careers@seattlewaldorf.org

How to apply:   Interested candidates should respond immediately by email to careers@seattlewaldorf.org  with a letter of interest, resume, and employment application, available on the school website at http://www.seattlewaldorf.org/careers/  Thank you for your interest in Seattle Waldorf School and our Extracurricular Programs. Position open until filled. No phone calls or drop-ins, please. www.seattlewaldorf.org