Administration

 

Madrone Trail is looking for an Executive Director for the 2022-2023 school year and beyond.  Additional positions such as Assistant Director or Pedagogical Director may be available.  Please see the attached description for the Executive Director for additional information.

Executive Director

1st Grade Teacher

 

We are seeking a grades teacher who has a deep love of children and of teaching, as well as a sense of purpose in bringing Waldorf education into the public realm. We have an open position in 1st Grade for the 2022-2023 school year.

Our Ideal Candidate would have:

  • Willingness to collaborate and be a reflective teacher and staff member
  • Strong sense of self to be a model of truth, beauty, and love for the students
  • Experience teaching elementary school
  • Experience or training with Waldorf teaching methods
  • Excellent classroom management skills based on developing the children’s intrinsic motivation and which address the whole child

As the first grade teacher, a large part of the job is forming the class that will stay together through eighth grade by establishing strong rhythms and routines, relationship and community building, teaching & modeling healthy social-emotional skills, and getting to know the students and families. 

In addition, teachers are expected to integrate Waldorf pedagogy and teaching methods with Common Core and state standards.

As a staff, we strive to create an environment that allows for creativity and freedom to develop teaching approaches that meet the needs of every child. We value positive, open communication and collaboration. We are a group of forward-thinking, inspired, and determined individuals. Madrone Trail offers a competitive salary, benefits, and ongoing professional development and mentoring.

To apply send a cover letter and resume to: John Bissey, john.bissey@madronetrail.org

3rd Grade Teacher

 

Madrone Trail Public Charter School is a K-8 Waldorf Charter School. We are seeking a grades teacher who has a deep love of children and of teaching, as well as a sense of purpose in bringing Waldorf education into the public realm. We have an open position in 3rd Grade for the 2022-2023 school year.

Our Ideal Candidate would have:

  • Willingness to collaborate and be a reflective teacher and staff member

  • Strong sense of self to be a model of truth, beauty, and love for the students

  • Experience teaching elementary school

  • Experience or training with Waldorf teaching methods

  • Excellent classroom management skills based on developing the children’s intrinsic motivation and which address the whole child

In addition, teachers are expected to integrate Waldorf pedagogy and teaching methods with Common Core and state standards.

As a staff, we strive to create an environment that allows for creativity and freedom to develop teaching approaches that meet the needs of every child. We value positive, open communication and collaboration. We are a group of forward-thinking, inspired, and determined individuals. Madrone Trail offers a competitive salary, benefits, and ongoing professional development and mentoring.

To apply send a cover letter and resume to: john.bissey@madronetrail.org

Kindergarten Teacher

 

Madrone Trail Public Charter School in Southern Oregon is seeking an experienced Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher to teach a mixed age kindergarten class for the 2022-2023 School Year (4-6 year olds). We are pursuing candidates who have a deep understanding of Waldorf pedagogy, previous teaching experience, and who are committed to bringing Waldorf education to the public realm. As a Lead Teacher you will carry the responsibility for the pedagogical planning and activities, parent education and reports. Beyond school hours, teachers participate in faculty meetings, book study, and school committees.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Credentialed to work in an Oregon public school
  • Waldorf certified or actively pursuing Waldorf certification
  • Knowledgeable of child development, practical arts, sewing, finger knitting, singing, and puppetry
  • Skills for building collaborative relationships with parents and colleagues
  • The ability to create nurturing environments that support the needs of the young child
  • Dedicated to the principles of public Waldorf Education

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:  john.bissey@madronetrail.org.

Teacher and Assistant Substitutes

 

Madrone Trail is always looking to add to our teacher and assistant substitute lists. Please contact Tess Orr, Office Manager, tess.orr@madronetrail.org for more information.