Grade 6 Class Teacher (Maternity Leave)

The Vancouver Waldorf School, located in North Vancouver, British Columbia, is seeking a Grade 6 Class Teacher for the 2024/2025 school year for an 18 month maternity leave. The available position may commence as early as June for the right candidate and no later than August 2024.

The Grade 6 Class Teacher has a passion for Waldorf education and inspires a love of learning in children and youth. With the responsibility of carrying a class of up to 30 students, the successful candidate will have excellent class management and organizational skills. Key qualities are strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment across departments.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • lesson planning & classroom preparation
  • teaching the main lesson
  • teaching track classes
  • report writing

Additional responsibilities include:

  • attendance at faculty meetings
  • school liaison for parents
  • facilitating parent evenings
  • attendance at all school events and faculty meetings
  • acting as a substitute teacher in other classrooms if needed

Education and Skill Requirements:

  • BC Teacher Certification or the ability to qualify
  • five years or more of Waldorf Class Teaching is preferred
  • Waldorf Training Certificate or willingness to begin training within two years of hire
  • fluency in written and spoken English

Location of work: North Vancouver, BC
Contact Information: 604-985-7435; hrc@vws.ca
Job Type: Short-Term Maternity Leave Coverage (Full-Time Temporary contract commencing August 2024)
Salary: $45,150 to $69,690/year prorated to FTE based on experience and credentials

Please send your resume, cover letter, and references to hrc@vws.ca.
Refer to the Employment Opportunities page for details about working at the VWS.