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Open Positions for the 22/23 School year:

Substitute Teacher

School Psychologist

Occupational Therapist

Speech Pathologist

Speech Language Pathologist Assistant

Special Education Teacher

Teacher Eurythmy

Teacher World Languages

Paraprofessional Aide

Administrative Assistant

Please send your application materials to: info@sycamorecreekcharter.org

*Please note that as a start up school all staff and teachers will need to have a pioneering spirit. Along with the founders, board and parent/guardian community, we will need self starters with warm hearts to establish a school culture guided by the Core Principals of Public Waldorf Education.

**Positions subject to change based on budgetary needs.

 

Position: Aide

Roles and Responsibilities:

Primarily assist Certificated and Non-Certificated Teachers in all school business matters. Typically follow a class of students in order to smooth transitions and help with class cohesion and discipline. Arrange and maintain classroom inventories and preparation. Assist teachers in maintaining school documents and required reports.  Effectively and professionally communicate with administration, teachers and parents.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma.
  • AA degree or two years of college preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a similar position preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, including interacting warmly and patiently with students and parents.
  • Able to multitask and prioritize tasks.
  • Waldorf foundational training certificate, or in process, preferred.
  • Develop and maintain an awareness of intellectual, social, and emotional needs of students.
  • Be willing to work collaboratively with teachers and parents in the classroom and community.
  • Able to cooperatively work with all SCCCS staff to ensure the success of every student by inwardly cultivating the philosophy that “no job is too small or too big to accomplish” if it benefits students at SCCCS.

Position: Certificated Teacher

Roles and Responsibilities:

Credentialed instructors are responsible for core academic instruction delivered through methods Guided by the Core Principles of Public Waldorf Education.

 

Qualifications:

Teachers of core, and/or college preparatory classes must hold a valid California teaching certificate, permit, or other documents equivalent to that which a teacher in other public schools would be required to hold pursuant to Education Code Section 47605(l).  Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten classes will have at minimum one CTC credentialed teacher with 24 units of early childhood education as determined by the local educational agency. A child development permit will also be issued by CTC. Faculty shall also have or pursue training in curriculum and methods Guided by the Core Principles of Public Waldorf Education.

Accordingly, the minimum qualification for teachers of core, college preparatory subjects are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A California multiple or single-subject teaching credential or an Interim Certificate/Credential as issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • Two years of teaching experience and Waldorf methodology training preferred.
  • Be skilled at or willing to be trained in Waldorf methods and be willing to continue education through additional courses and training in Waldorf education (available locally at WSOC), workshops, summer intensive training seminars (available through WISC [Los Angeles and San Diego], Sebastopol Charter, and Summerfield in Santa Rosa, and staff development provided on in service days and otherwise. If the applicant does not have sufficient Waldorf training SCCCS will aid them in pursuing further Waldorf professional development in one of the summer intensive training programs and/or the programs offered during the year in Southern California.
  • All SCCCS teachers will complete the Certificate of Compliance and provide documentation of experience, test scores, transcripts, and/or other qualifying documentation.

In addition, teachers who desire a position with SCCCS must:

  • Be prepared to loop with their students through the grades.
  • Possess a warm, patient and caring demeanor that can sincerely overcome personality conflicts.
  • Abide by the adopted regulations of the State Board of Education.
  • Strive toward implementing the SCCCS mission.
  • Belief in the basic philosophy of incorporating methods and curriculum Guided by the Core Principles of Public Waldorf Education.
  • Develop and maintain an awareness of intellectual, social, and emotional needs of students.
  • Demonstrate strong written, verbal, and physical communication skills.
  • Be willing to work collaboratively with parents in the classroom and community.
  • Show commitment and enthusiasm for collaboration with other teachers at the school.
  • Able to cooperatively work with all SCCCS staff to ensure the success of every student by inwardly cultivating the philosophy that “no job is too small or too big to accomplish” if it benefits students at SCCCS.

Position: Specialty Teacher

Roles and Responsibilities:

Specialty teachers will instruct students with the appropriate credential and expertise in their respective field of:

  • Music

  • Spatial Dynamics (Games)

  • World Languages

  • Handwork

  • Movement/Eurythmy

  • Woodwork.

Qualifications:

  • Specialized knowledge and/or training in the field of interest such as world language, wood working, hand work.

  • A Eurythmics teacher would have a Eurythmy certificate from a recognized Waldorf institution.

  • Waldorf foundational training certificate, or in process, preferred.

  • Experience teaching or assisting in a Waldorf school setting preferred.

  • Develop and maintain an awareness of intellectual, social, and emotional needs of students.

  • Show commitment and enthusiasm for collaboration with other teachers at the school.

  • The appropriate credential authorized by the California Teaching Commission (Please inquire for more information).

 

Position: Administrative Assistant

Roles and Responsibilities:

Primarily assist Executive Director, in all school business matters. Help maintain inventory of all school goods and equipment. Manage basic daily communications between the public, parents with teachers, administration and students. Help maintain school documents and all required reports.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a similar school position preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, including interacting with administration, students, parents and public figures.
  • Computer skills including data management.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Highly organized and efficient.
  • Able to multitask and prioritize tasks in order to help the SCCCS team be effective and successful.