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Handwork Specialty Teacher

Windsong School is seeking a handwork teacher to join an enthusiastic and energetic faculty at our growing school in Spokane. The position is part-time, offering 8 hours of class time per week teaching grades 2–6 for the 2017–2018 year. Successful applicants will possess strong classroom management skills and a desire to work out of/learn more about the Waldorf pedagogy. Handwork skills taught in 2nd–6th grade include knitting, crochet, embroidery, and hand sewing.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with area Waldorf schools. Full tuition remission is offered as a benefit.

Please send resume, letter of interest, a brief biography, and three references to admin@spokanewindsongschool.org.

 

Nursery Assistant

Windsong School is seeking to fill an assistant position in our Nursery program.

The person in this position will assist the children as needed with various tasks such as setting the table and cleaning up after snacks, in the bathroom, dressing/undressing for the outdoors, and story time. Duties may also include organizing the classroom daily, ironing classroom silks, napkins, and placemats as needed, materials prep, etc.

Candidates must be warm, patient, and have experience working in an early childhood setting. Knowledge of Waldorf educational principles, techniques and methods, and singing skill is preferred. A willingness to learn about and practice Waldorf principles in the classroom and follow the classroom teacher’s direction is required. Opportunities are available for qualified candidates to grow within the positions.

Available hours are subject to change with class or programming requirements.

Nursery Assistant:   Thursday and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Pay is $11.50 per hour. PTO is provided.  50% tuition remission is offered as a benefit.

Please send resume, letter of interest, a brief biography, and three professional references to admin@spokanewindsongschool.org. Please indicate the position or positions to which you are applying.

 

Maintenance & Custodial Staff

Windsong School is seeking a skilled Maintenance & Custodial staff member for the 2017-2018 school year. The person in this position will work closely with school administration and faculty and may be in occasional communication with our property owner.

This position will begin July 1, 2017. The Maintenance & Custodial staff will be on campus Monday through Friday, ideally 7:30-9:30 a.m. School year hours may be flexible if necessary but will require grounds care before morning drop off after episodes of snow or other inclement weather. Summer schedule may vary. Must be available in case of facilities emergency. Duties will include ensuring completion of all needed maintenance, repairs, and grounds maintenance, as well as regular janitorial upkeep.

Requirements:

Considerable experience, skill, and understanding of building systems (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc.) and interior and exterior building construction, repair, and maintenance is required. Experience in grounds maintenance and providing janitorial or custodial services is preferred. Diligent reliability and the capacity to initiate and complete tasks in a timely manner is absolutely necessary. It is essential that applicants possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary and Benefits:

Position currently offers 10 hours per week (subject to increase)
$11.50 per hour
One week (10 hours) of Paid Time Off per year (subject to increase proportionately with hours per week)
Tuition remission offered at 50%

To apply, please forward a professional resume, three references, a brief biography, and a letter of interest addressing any previous knowledge of Waldorf education and/or why you are interested in working at a Waldorf school.

 

Administrative Assistants

Windsong School is seeking two Administrative Assistants to join our growing school.

A.M. Administrative Assistant:  This assistant will staff the school office Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.  This position offers 10 hours per week.

P.M. Administrative Assistant:  This assistant will staff the school office Monday through Thursday from 11:30 to 4:30 p.m.  This position offers 20 hours per week.

Requirements: Ideal candidates are detail oriented; have office or administrative experience; have experience communicating with the public; are highly fluent in Microsoft Excel and Word; and are proficient in email communication, etiquette, and practices. Familiarity with or knowledge of Waldorf education is strongly preferred.

Salary and Benefits:  Pay is $11.50 per hour. PTO is offered. 50% tuition remission is offered as a benefit in the first year and 75% in the second and subsequent years.

To apply, please forward a letter of interest specifically addressing why you are interested in working at a Waldorf school, a professional resume, three references, and a brief biography.

 

Windsong School and Spokane Waldorf Education Association do not discriminate on the basis of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, gender or sexual orientation in relationship to hiring, administration and students.