Employment

Halton Waldorf School has the following positions open for the 2014/15 school year.

 

Kindergarten Assistant 

Monday – Friday: 8:15am – 12:30pm

The Halton Waldorf School is seeking a part-time kindergarten assistant for September 2014. The kindergarten assistant works closely with the lead kindergarten teacher supporting in all areas including classroom activities, attending parent evenings, participation in Early Childhood meetings and in special events throughout the year. 

Our ideal candidate will be familiar with the goals of Waldorf education and will have some experience working with young children. We are seeking an applicant who is warm, intuitive, has excellent communication skills and can work as part of a team.

Afternoon Caregiver - Kindergarten

Monday – Friday: 12:30– 3:30pm

The afternoon caregiver provides a warm and nurturing program for a small group of children who require afternoon care. Duties include supervising the children through the lunch hour, rest periods and transitioning to outdoor play. Our ideal candidate will be familiar with the goals of Waldorf education and will have some experience working with young children. We are seeking an applicant who has excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to independently manage the program.

Afterschool Teacher

Monday to Friday: 3:30 – 6pm 

The afterschool teachers are responsible for the care, safety and well-being of the children (ranging in age from kindergarten to grade eight) who attend the afterschool program. This involves establishing and maintaining a warm and consistent rhythm, including indoor play, quiet activities, outdoor play and snack. The afterschool teachers are also responsible for completing attendance paperwork, communicating with parents and teachers and closing down the building at the end of the day.

 

Application deadline: July 14, 2014

 

Please forward a cover letter and resume to: 

Human Resource Committee

Halton Waldorf School

Phone: 905-331-4387 Fax: 905-331-3231

Email: info@haltonwaldorf.com 

Website: www.haltonwaldorf.com

 

 

School Bus Driver

The Halton Waldorf School seeks a reliable, friendly, safety conscious bus driver with excellent communication skills. If you enjoy driving and working with children, this could be the job for you. Bus driving experience is preferred but not required – we are most interested in hiring dependable, caring people, who like dealing with the public and helping children, who are committed to safety and who understand the importance of following the rules. 

We provide friendly, free training for steady part-time school bus drivers. If training is necessary it will be done over the summer. 

Hours of Work:

• Approximately 7:00 AM to 8:45 AM and 3:15 PM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday (September to June) on school days, only (exact times vary depending on individual routes).

• In many cases, there is potential for optional/additional work such as field trips during the school year and the summer. Our school bus drivers are not required to work on weekends, evenings or school holidays. While additional work may be available, it is not mandatory.

 

DUTIES

As a part-time School Bus Driver, you will be expected to:

• Safely drive students to and from school, following a prescribed route, on a daily basis during the school year.

• Perform daily vehicle circle check safety inspections, documenting & reporting according to company, school & government regulations.

• Comply with all school regulations, laws & policies.

• Communicate clearly and interact with parents, school employees, passengers, co-workers & the general public in a courteous, professional manner.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for a part-time School Bus Driver position, you MUST:

• Meet the minimum age requirements to hold a school bus driver’s license 

• Be willing & able to successfully complete our training program. While professional experience may be helpful, it is not required, as we provide, professional training.

• Have at least 3 years of driving experience 

• Hold a valid (non-probationary) driver's license for the province in which you are applying.

• Enjoy driving and working with children.

• Possess a very good driving record.

• Communicate clearly in English 

• Undergo & pass a Ministry prescribed Medical examination.

• Undergo a criminal record search, vulnerable sector clearance and other background checks with satisfactory results.

• Not have a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted. 

• Be safety-minded, courteous, and able to demonstrate an appreciation for the importance of customer service.

• Ideally, have experience working with children & the public.

 

Compensation: Varies depending on experience 

 

Application deadline: July 14, 2014

 

Please forward a cover letter and resume to: 

Human Resource Committee

Halton Waldorf School

Phone: 905-331-4387 Fax: 905-331-3231

Email: info@haltonwaldorf.com

Website: www.haltonwaldorf.com