Early Child Admissions Coordinator

Halton Waldorf School is seeking a part time Early Childhood Admission Coordinator (ECAC) starting spring of 2019.

Job Overview
• The ECAC is responsible for guiding and overseeing the early childhood enrollment process in light of the mission and vision of HWS.
• The Admissions Coordinator is the first point of contact for all potential enrollments for Parent and Child, Preschool and Kindergarten

Key Responsibilities
• Plan, coordinate and attend several annual enrollment events and ensure staffing for each (Open Houses, School Tours, Kindermornings, Expos, Parent Education etc.)
• Attend EC Leads meetings once per month or more often if required
• Oversee the arrangements for monthly tours, EC aspect of open houses, individual tours, intake interviews and follow up conversations with the support of the Early Childhood Chair
• Keep informed by reading agendas and minutes from meetings relevant to the role
• Ensure all tasks allocated to you are completed in a timely manor
• Create and ensure supply of enrollment packets
• Consult with the finance coordinator monthly to ensure accurate billing on fees for parent and child classes
• Manage and save documentation in enrollment files
• Provide the EC lead teachers with application form of families awaiting an enrollment interview
• Check EC Enrollment email on a regular basis
• Organize and send out correspondence confirming enrolments or places on waiting list
• Liaise with administration to ensure the enrollment process is relevant and up to date
• Be available to respond to enquiries within work hours and have auto responders set to inform callers and emailers of your work hours
• Ensure all enrolment details of current or future families remain strictly confidential

Requirements
• The ideal candidate has experience working with enrollment and some awareness of Waldorf Early Childhood curriculum, holds a college or a bachelor’s degree.
• Minimum 3 years experience in administration
• Relationship with Waldorf Education
• Experience working with parents and colleagues
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, along with an approachable manner for parents and colleagues
• First Aid certification; Vulnerable Sector Screening
• RECE an asset
• Able to work flexible hours and occasional weekends
Additional Skills
• Able to work independently with close attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
• Able to identify priorities, plan work schedule and meet deadlines
• Able to manage multiple tasks and frequent interruptions
• Computer skills and familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet and data base programs

Compensation
This is a part time, 16 hour a week position. It will grow to include grade school admissions within the next year.
Compensation based on education and experience.

To apply or inquire about the position, please contact:
Recruitment & Selection Committee info@haltonwaldorf.com


Lead Early Childhood Teacher

We are inviting applications for a full-time Lead Early Childhood teacher for August 2019. Our ideal candidate will have completed a Waldorf early childhood teacher education program and have prior teaching experience. The teacher will work collaboratively with an assistant in kindergarten. We are seeking candidates who are committed to the values of Waldorf education, a teacher who is joyful and warm, with strong interpersonal communication skills, effective classroom management, and enthusiasm for teaching and learning.

The Halton Waldorf School was founded in 1984 and is a full member of AWSNA. We have 202 students from parent and infant to grade nine and an outstanding faculty and staff of 35. Our faculty is grounded in a commitment to anthroposophy and we have an enthusiastic and supportive parent body and board of directors.

The Halton Waldorf School is situated on five wooded acres in northeast Burlington, close to the natural wonders of the Niagara Escarpment and the shores of Lake Ontario. The amenities and culture of Toronto are a half-hour drive away. We are committed to providing a healthy, beautiful and sustainable environment which supports the pedagogical mission of the school.

Salary is based on teaching experience. The school offers a health benefits package and tuition remission.

We will initiate interviews as soon as we receive qualified applicants. Deadline February 27, 2019. We thank all candidates in advance. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply or inquire about the position, please contact:
Recruitment & Selection Committee info@haltonwaldorf.com


Class Teacher

Halton Waldorf School is inviting applications for a Class Teacher starting August 2019. Our ideal candidate will have completed a Waldorf teacher education program and have prior teaching experience. We are dedicated to educating the whole child through an artistic and developmentally appropriate curriculum. Successful applicants must be committed to developing strong working relationships with parents and colleagues.

This is an opportunity to support a class through a full Waldorf curriculum. Responsibilities include attending regular faculty meetings, lesson planning, participation in festivals, written student reports, meetings with parents. Our school encourages professional development through mentoring and support for attending conferences and courses.

Requirements
Successful experience as a Waldorf Class Teacher
Strong communication and collaboration skills
A desire to collaborate with fellow teachers and administrators
Proficient in working with parents to support their understanding of Waldorf education, and to meet their questions and needs as parents in the elementary school years
Demonstrated classroom management skills and a commitment to professionalism

Halton Waldorf School was founded in 1984 and is accredited through AWSNA. We have over 200 students from parent and child to grade nine. Our outstanding faculty and staff of 35 is supported by an enthusiastic parent body and board of trustees.

Our school is situated on five wooded acres in northeast Burlington, close to the natural wonders of the Niagara Escarpment and the shores of Lake Ontario. We are committed to providing a healthy, beautiful and sustainable environment which supports the pedagogical mission of the school.

We offer a competitive compensation package including health and dental coverage and tuition remission.
We will initiate interview as soon as we receive qualified applicants. We thank all candidates in advance. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply or inquire about the position, please contact:
Recruitment & Selection Committee
info@haltonwaldorf.com


High School Teachers

Halton Waldorf High School continues to grow. For the 2019-20 school year we will have grades 9 and 10. We are seeking science, math, and language arts teachers for August 2019.

Our ideal candidate has training and experience working with the Waldorf curriculum, holds a Waldorf Teacher Education Certificate or equivalent and a bachelors or master’s degree in a related field. Opportunities are available for both Main Lesson and track class teachers. We value excellent teaching and classroom management skills, as well as an understanding of the adolescent. We also seek a colleague dedicated to building strong collegial and parent relationships, and one who is committed to self-development. Finding a colleague who can continue to help us grow and develop our high school program is essential.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest to Siobhan Hughes, School Administrator. Applications will be accepted until February 11, 2019. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. Interested candidates must be authorized to work in Canada.

Halton Waldorf School was founded in 1984, and is situated in Burlington, Ontario close to the vibrant, multi-cultural city of Toronto, beautiful conservation and nature areas, and several Waldorf Schools. Our high school opened in September 2018.

Salaries based on experience. Benefits include tuition remission and support for professional development.

Email Siobhan Hughes, Administrator: siobhan.hughes@haltonwaldorf.com

 


Substitute ECE Teacher

We are seeking a registered ECE early childhood education teacher preferably with experience as a supply teacher. The position is for the 2017 – 2018 academic year and work times would be Monday to Friday mornings between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm – half and full days needed. The Halton Waldorf School has one preschool with 14 children and two kindergartens.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to the Recruitment and Selection Committee:

Email: info@haltonwaldorf.com
Halton Waldorf School
2193 Orchard Road, Burlington, L7L 7J8
Phone:  905-331-4387


 

 

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