AWSNA Principles for Waldorf Schools

AWSNA Principles for Waldorf Schools The image of the human being as a spiritual being informs every aspect of the school. Waldorf schools work actively with insights from Rudolf Steiner about the incarnating human being. One core insight is that the human being is a threefold being of body, soul, and spirit. Waldorf Education enlivens the physical, emotional, intellectual, social,

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High School Math & Physics Teacher

High School Math & Physics Teacher The Vancouver Waldorf School is looking for an experienced and energetic full-time High School (Grades 9 – 12) teacher in Math and Science to join our staff. We are seeking a teacher who has solid knowledge and background in their subject area, informed by their connection to anthroposophy. We seek a dynamic, enthusiastic individual

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Early Childhood Educator

Weekly Newsletter | Vancouver Waldorf School

Early Childhood Educator North Vancouver, BC Part-time (3-5 afternoons) Job Type: Part-time The Vancouver Waldorf School is looking for a fully certified Early Childhood Educator for one of our afternoon Programs. We are seeking a teacher who has solid knowledge and background in their subject area, informed by a connection to anthroposophy. A genuine willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues

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Summer Message from the College of Teachers

Summer Message from the College of Teachers We trust that your summer is off to a good start. If you missed the message sent last week, reports have been posted to your Parent Portal https://vws.bigsis.com/portal/ and are available to download. While you are logged in, please take a moment to update your password by clicking the My Account tab, then

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What a year it’s been!

Development Review What a year it’s been! Amidst the heartfelt farewells, sharing of gifts, and kind wishes for the summer ahead, faculty and administration are now wrapping up the school year with meetings, report writing, and celebrations. What a special time it is to reflect upon the year as it comes to a close and to share a preview of

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Admissions Update

Admissions Update For the 2019-20 school year, we are still accepting applications for the following classes: Kindergarten: For students born between June 2013 and Dec 31, 2014 and not requiring an Individual Education Plan Grade 2: For students born between June 2011-June 2012 Grade 5: For students born between June 2008-June 2009 (sorry, no more room for international students or those

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Week At A Glance – June 17 – 20

Week At A Glance – June 17 – 20 Dear VWS Community, Our children have learned, experienced, achieved and grown through the journey of this year. Teachers have given their all, leading their students through a year of exploration and learning. Student’s lives have been enriched and minds and hearts expanded through the arts, practical arts and handwork, music, drama,

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Rain Gear at the Red Door Store

Rain Gear at the Red Door Store Ella has been doing some research on rain gear in hopes of replacing what has been a staple brand for our Waldorf children for years. Unfortunately, the company we have been using has changed hands and the quality doesn’t seem to be what it used to be. We are still able to access

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ECC Educational Assistant

Weekly Newsletter | Vancouver Waldorf School

ECC Educational Assistant The Vancouver Waldorf School invites candidates to apply for the following part-time position: Educational Assistant for Child on the Autism Spectrum Position Summary The Educational Assistant will aid the Kindergarten Teacher in meeting the goals and objectives of the IEP for a specific child by working one-on-one with this child in the context of the classroom. The

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Week At A Glance – June 10 – 15

Week At A Glance – June 10 – 15 Dear VWS Community, We are grateful for the beautiful forecast for Outdoor Week and that students will not be needing their rain gear! Please note that the High School office is closed as faculty are away on the High School trips. Upcoming Events: WEDNESDAY – June 12 Christmas Fair Visioning Meeting

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Eurythmy and Award Evening

Vancouver Waldorf School | Colin Dutson Awards

Eurythmy and Award Evening Performance Head, Heart & Hands Awards Colin Dutson Award High School Families and community members are warmly invited to attend this ceremony on Monday, June 17 at 7:00 pm. This ceremony recognizes and honours the achievements of our High School students while acknowledging the namesake of this special award, Colin Dutson, “given in recognition of outstanding leadership

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5th Annual Year-End Picnic in the Park

5th Annual Year-End Picnic in the Park Join us for a fun and festive Picnic in the Park to celebrate the beginning of summer and the end of a wonderful school year! Please bring a sweet or savoury snack to share, as well as your own dishes, and something to sit on in the grass. You are also welcome to

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High School Graduation 2019

High School Graduation 2019 You are warmly invited to attend the Vancouver Waldorf School Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremony Saturday, June 15 at 1:00 pm at Highlands United Church in Edgemont Village Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Luca Bellavita, Santiago Farell, Jade Paoloni, Thayden Potrebka Adamek, Kyrstin Simpson, Jessica Tang, Polina Vinogradsky, Victoria Wall, and Hannah Whitney These students have

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Week At A Glance – June 3 – 7

Week At A Glance – June 3 – 7 Dear VWS Families, During this first week of June, I hope that all of us are able to take a moment to exhale after the busyness of May! June is a month of beach days and picnics, outdoor adventures, and celebrations to mark the end of the school year. Tomorrow we

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