Employment

As the only Waldorf School in the state of Louisiana, our faculty and staff enjoy the fantastic opportunities that come with living in one of the most unique cities in America.  From exploring the French Quarter and spending all weekend at Jazz Fest, to enjoying fabulous restaurants and experiencing Mardi Gras (with a school break!), we celebrate life.

About us: The Waldorf School of New Orleans offers a developmentally appropriate approach to education while integrating the arts with academics for children from preschool through eighth grade. Our curriculum aims to inspire lifelong learning in all students. Our mission is to awaken and draw out each student's individual strength and integrity, allowing them to become a free thinker; a courageous seeker of truth and knowledge; and an empathetic, enthusiastic participant and innovator in local culture and global society.

With a main campus blocks from the Mississippi River, and an Early Childhood Center in an historic Uptown neighborhood, the Waldorf School of New Orleans is a federally recognized 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, nationality or ethnic origin in its admissions, educational, and hiring policies.

How to apply: Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references via email to admin@waldorfnola.org or by mail to Waldorf School of New Orleans, Attn: Lisa Lynde, 517 Soraparu Street, Suite 101, New Orleans, LA 70130

 

Substitute Teacher Job Description

Waldorf School of New Orleans is looking for energetic and motivated substitute teachers to work with students from nursery through 8th grade.  The best candidates for substitute teacher jobs have a bachelor’s degree and enjoy working with children.  They are flexible and have some sort of education experience.   Successful candidates will have to undergo a background check.


Substitute Teacher Responsibilities:
• Follow regular teacher’s lesson plans in a way that ensures consistency and optimal learning, and that encourages students to participate.
• Assign classwork and homework as necessary, according to lesson plans.
• Modify teaching styles to fit the learning styles of various students.
• Maintain a well-managed classroom and positive learning environment.
• Supervise students out of class such as in hallways and at playgrounds.


Substitute Teacher Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Strong command of English language
• Overall average competency in most or all subjects
• Ability to remember many names
• Flexible, friendly and good at establishing quick rapport with students
• Setting the proper tone from the beginning for classroom management


Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@waldorfnola.org.  For more information call us at 504-525-2420.