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Join our dynamic faculty by applying for a position below:

 

Grade One Class Teacher

DETAILS

This is a full-time permanent position starting July 1, 2021.

Salary is dependent on the amount and type of previous teaching experience as well as the final workload. The current starting salary for a full-time Grade One teacher is between $38,6292 and $42,492 based on experience. Our salaries and benefits are comparable with those of other Waldorf Schools, including: group health and dental benefits, long-term disability plan, 3% pension plan contributions, and tuition remission after 3 months of employment at 70% or more.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

A Bachelor of Education degree, and at least two years teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Ideally, a candidate will have Waldorf Teacher Education certification, or demonstrated abilities in the application of the pedagogical underpinnings of a Waldorf program.

Previous experience in a Waldorf/Steiner school or knowledge of Waldorf education is an asset.

The ability to teach a variety of subjects to various ages of children.

Creative, flexible person with initiative.

A willingness and proven ability to work within a community environment.

Skills in classroom management and discipline follow-through.

It is necessary for all applicants to have Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status. 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested individuals are asked to send a letter of interest including a resume, references, and a brief biography by February 21st, 2021 to the attention of Sarah Cooper, Pedagogical Chair at: [email protected]

Please note: due to the high volume of resumes we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We appreciate your understanding.

 

Manager of Finance

London Waldorf School, a vibrant, non-profit, Toddler to Grade 8 school community, seeks applicants for the position of Manager of Finance. The ideal candidate demonstrates a balance between strong financial acumen and the ability to perform the day-to-day tasks of supporting a social enterprise.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Manager of Finance (MF) carries the vision of the school together with the Administrative Chairperson and the Manager of Communications and Development. The person holding this role is responsible for budget preparation and other reporting to facilitate decision-making by the Board, the Faculty, and the Accessible Tuition Program committee. This position reports to and works closely with the Board of Trustees as an ex-officio member of the Board.

The MF manages the activities of the following areas based on London Waldorf School’s mission and strategic priorities:

  • Budget
  • Financial Reporting and Audit
  • Bookkeeping & Payroll
  • Finance Support and Consultation
  • Financial Planning/Special Projects

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE 

Degree in business with a focus in accounting or equivalent experience

Knowledge and experience of non-profit organizations is an asset

Knowledge and understanding of Waldorf education is an asset

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Good Interpersonal Skills

Excellent time management and prioritization skills, including meeting important deadlines

Proficient in Excel, GSuite, and QuickBooks.

Familiarity with BigSIS is an asset

QUALITIES 

Ability to articulate financial implications to non-finance audience

Fair and transparent

Self-motivated, honest and ethical 

Able to work well with colleagues and groups

Cultivates flexibility and open-mindedness

Demonstrated ability to set priorities and maintain accountability

Able to effectively manage multiple projects

DETAILS

This is a permanent, 35+ hour-per-week position. The salary range is between $38,629 and $42,492 plus health and dental benefits, pension plan, 6 weeks of vacation, and tuition remission for any children attending our school.

Please forward your application, by February 28th, to:

Mariana Soares, Administrative Chairperson, at [email protected]

Please be advised that:

We require 3 references, including one from an accountant who has worked with your books.

A clean criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening must be provided prior to starting work.

Due to the expected high volume of applications, only the most qualified applicants will be contacted.

 

Supply Teachers

Please forward your resume and cover letter to our Supply List Coordinator, Natalia Popolov, at [email protected].

 


 

Volunteers

***Note: at this time, we are not accepting volunteer applications due to COVID.

 

Thank you so much for your willingness to give of your time to volunteer at London Waldorf School!  

The first step is to fill out the Volunteer Application and submit by emailing [email protected]

Next, we ask that you participate in one of the school tours which are offered every other Thursday at 8:30 am. Our Enrolment Coordinator will contact you to arrange this with you.

The third step will be to have an interview with our Learning Volunteer Coordinator, Sandra Paterson, directly following the tour. This meeting helps us determine if there is a good match between your skills and availability and our needs. If there is a match, Sandra will give you a package of forms which need to be completed and returned, along with a Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening completed in the last 6 months.

Once we have all of the paperwork in place and a volunteer placement has been arranged, Sandra will contact you.

Thank you again for your interest in our school.  We look forward to meeting you.

 

Volunteer Application

 

 

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