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Cairn Hill Nature Preschool is seeking a Waldorf teacher for a Waldorf-inspired Nature Preschool in Lynn, Massachusetts. Candidates with a background in nature/environmental education are also encouraged to apply.
Cairn Hill’s mission is to bring the transformative power of the arts to young learners in urban and multi-ethnic communities using story, music, nature and the hands-on approach inspired by Waldorf education. Our mixed age preschool provides diverse children with a high quality preschool experience. Our approach uses Waldorf storytelling, gardening and daily nature discovery with art, music and circle time to foster a rich love of learning. We recognize the value of play and inquiry–based outdoor exploration interwoven with creatively presented pre-literacy and STEAM learning for children who will enter public school kindergarten.
Our preschool is located on 70 quiet acres of pristine woodlands in Lynn, MA, a diverse, gateway city. We seek candidates who share our mission to bring a Waldorf /nature-based approach to children from a wide variety of ethnic, linguistic and socio-economic backgrounds. We welcome candidates who would be eager to co-create a curriculum for children who would not ordinarily experience the richness of a Waldorf -inspired, nature-based early childhood classroom.
Position is flexible with a full-time option from 8-4:30 pm, and a part-time schedule from 8-1:30 pm, 5 days/week. Position commences mid- August, 2021.
Qualifications: • 2-3 years Waldorf and/or nature Early Childhood teaching experience with training in either field preferred • Love of children and desire to bring a Waldorf-inspired/nature-based approach to a diverse population • Interest in a nature-based and arts approach to education • Openness to learning and co-creating a curriculum that blends Waldorf and nature-based pedagogy with kindergarten readiness skills presented using an engaging, experiential approach. • A cooperative classroom team player • Self-motivated on the job • Ability to work outdoors in all weather for an extended period of time, in woodland, garden and play yard settings • MA EEC Preschool Teacher certification or willingness to obtain certification in first year of employment, assistance provided
Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application Deadline: July 30, 2021.
Contact: Info@cairnhillpreschool.org. Cairn Hill is an equal opportunity employer.
Cairn Hill Board of Directors seeks leaders from the nonprofit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission: “Cairn Hill brings the transformative power of the arts to young learners in urban and multi-ethnic communities using nature, story, music, and the hands-on approach inspired by Waldorf education." Serving on the Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Waldorf and Nature inspired education.
If you are interested in serving on the Cairn Hill Board of Trustees please contact Margaret Ris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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