Grade 2 Teacher

Established in 1971, the Vancouver Waldorf School offers school programs from Parent and Tot through to Grade 12. Waldorf education has been growing steadily in the Pacific Northwest of North America, and the Vancouver Waldorf School is one of several Waldorf schools in the region. This provides many opportunities for personal growth for faculty and staff, deepening their education through workshops, lectures and conferences.

The successful applicant will be joining an enthusiastic faculty and energetic community. Vancouver is home to several Anthroposophical study groups, Anthroposophical doctors and therapists and a Christian Community church. The temperate climate provides year-round activities such as skiing, hiking and biking. Vancouver is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, one of the best places to live, and is a well-known multi-cultural centre with art galleries, museums, theatres, restaurants, colleges and universities.

Job Duties:

This position is available for the 2019 – 2020 school year, with the contract beginning in August 2019.
The Grade 2 Class teacher has a passion for Waldorf education and inspiring a love of learning in children and youth. Key qualities are strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment across departments. With the responsibility of carrying a class of up to 30 students, the successful candidate will have excellent class management and organizational skills.
Within Grade 2 teaching, the responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • lesson planning & classroom preparation;
  • teaching main lesson;
  • teaching track classes; and
  • report writing.

Terms of Employment:

Permanent, full-time
Education and Skill Requirements:

  • BC Teacher Certification
  • 5 years or more of Waldorf Class Teaching is preferred
  • Waldorf Training Certificate
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication skills

Location of work: North Vancouver, BC
Contact Information: 604-985-7435.

Please fax resume to (604)985-4948 or email hrc@vws.ca.
Classroom visits, faculty conversations and the interview process require a minimum of three days.