Employment Opportunities

Administrative Positions

Safety Support Specialist

Promote a safe, orderly and caring environment by planning and implementing programs, manage incidents and school accidents. Support school communities awareness of school health and safety procedures.

Admin Support Specialist

Performs a wide range of highly skilled administrative duties.

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Faculty Positions

Grade 3 Support Teacher

Cedarwood Waldorf School is presently seeking a classroom, projects, and differentiation-learning support teacher for the 2017-18 school year

HOURS WORKED

12 hours/week (8:00 to 3:30 on Mondays, 8:00 to 10:30 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Observe students, teachers, and class dynamics, as well as layer extra support needed in the moment
  • Support transitions between classes
  • Support correcting assignments and assessments
  • Teach small (up to 15 students) group work
  • Support teachers to take short breaks during classes
  • Prepare and lead teach some classes
QUALIFICATIONS
  • All teachers at Cedarwood School are expected to have completed, or be working towards the completion of, their Waldorf Certification
  • Must be confident working with large groups of students
  • Must have a commitment to work towards developing the ability to implement the curriculum according to Waldorf educational methods
  • Must have a commitment to work towards developing the ability to transition between age groups.
  • Must have a commitment to self-development
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Must pass a criminal history check
  • Must have a first aid card within two months of being hired

Please submit your resume, cover letter (highlighting your teaching experience, life experience, qualifications, and strengths) along with three references that we may contact by clicking the button below. Please be sure to include "Attn: Grade 3" in the Subject line.

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Grade 2 Support Teacher

Cedarwood Waldorf School is presently seeking a classroom, projects, and differentiation-learning support teacher for the 2017-18 school year

HOURS WORKED

12 hours/week (8:00 to 3:30 on Mondays, 8:00 to 10:30 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Observe students, teachers, and class dynamics, as well as layer extra support needed in the moment
  • Support transitions between classes
  • Support correcting assignments and assessments
  • Teach small (up to 15 students) group work
  • Support teachers to take short breaks during classes
  • Prepare and lead teach some classes
QUALIFICATIONS
  • All teachers at Cedarwood School are expected to have completed, or be working towards the completion of, their Waldorf Certification
  • Must be confident working with large groups of students
  • Must have a commitment to work towards developing the ability to implement the curriculum according to Waldorf educational methods
  • Must have a commitment to work towards developing the ability to transition between age groups.
  • Must have a commitment to self-development
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Must pass a criminal history check
  • Must have a first aid card within two months of being hired

Please submit your resume, cover letter (highlighting your teaching experience, life experience, qualifications, and strengths) along with three references that we may contact by clicking the button below. Please be sure to include "Attn: Grade 2" in the Subject line.

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Early Childhood Assistant Teachers

The Early Childhood Program at Cedarwood Waldorf School is accepting applications for Assistant teachers in our full day program and Afternoon teachers in our afternoon program. We seek talented individuals who understand the developmental needs of the young child, are able to anticipate the needs of the young child and can work in collaboration with other teachers.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Joy, warmth, vitality and love of working with young children. This person will have previous early childhood teaching experience in a Waldorf setting and have the ability to lift 50 lbs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the physical, social, emotional needs of the young child
  • Working in collaboration to bring activities of the day in a warm, centered and calm manner
  • Snack preparation
  • Setup and daily care for a beautiful clean classroom

Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Professional development funds are available.

Please submit your resume, cover letter (highlighting your teaching experience, life experience, qualifications, and strengths) along with three references that we may contact by clicking the button below. Be sure to include "Attn: Early Childhood" in the Subject line.

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About Cedarwood Waldorf School

Cedarwood is located in downtown Portland, Ore. Situated in a picturesque, historic building in the Lair Hill neighborhood of Portland, we serve more than 300 students from early childhood through the eighth grade. Our students benefit from rich, diverse programming that includes Spanish, Japanese, eurythmy, music, practical arts, movement and a middle-school math program. We have a strong, talented faculty that works hard to support one another and consciously represent Waldorf education to our school community and beyond.

About Portland

Portland, Oregon’s largest city, is located at the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. It’s known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as for its eco-friendliness and its microbreweries and coffeehouses. Iconic Washington Park encompasses sites from the formal Japanese Garden to the Oregon Zoo and its railway. The city hosts thriving art, theater and music scenes. Cedarwood takes full advantage of Portland's proximity to Mount Hood, the Oregon Coast and the high mountain desert of Central Oregon through its experiential learning programs in each grade.

Portland is also home to a rich anthroposophical community that includes several Waldorf schools, anthroposophical doctors and a branch of the Anthroposophical Society. The city of Portland offers wonderful cultural opportunities, while nearby Mount Hood and the Columbia River Gorge capture the splendor of the natural world.