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Position Summary

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is seeking substitute teachers. We are looking for individuals who have teaching experience, love the classroom environment, and are available (sometimes on very short notice) to work during the week. Knowledge of Waldorf education is a plus.

Applying

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references, and salary requirements to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.

Please include your substitute availability, as well as if you have any interest in future teaching positions.

Position: Rainbow Garden Assistant 

Program: Early Childhood Education

Reports to: Early Childhood Education Director 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Date: January 2024

Position Summary

The Rainbow Garden Assistant supports the Rainbow Garden Lead Teacher in providing an age-appropriate Waldorf lunch and rest program that encourages the health, well-being, and safety of the children in their care. The Rainbow Garden Assistant position is part of the Early Childhood Education (“ECE”) program held after Kindergarten hours from 12:15 pm to 3:15 pm – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and Thursday 12:15 pm -2:15 pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Rainbow Garden Lead Teacher with set up for rest, helping children with their lunch, and clean up
  • Assist in maintaining a warm and nurturing environment
  • Oversee play with children on the playground 
  • Help with daily preparations of the classroom, restocking materials and general order, cleanliness, and aesthetics in classroom
  • Guide and encourage children with self-care as needed -toileting dressing, and social behavior
  • Direct parent communications about student behavior and concerns to Rainbow Garden Lead Teacher
  • Knowledge of the SMWS Campus Emergency Plan 
  • Maintain confidentiality in all student/parent situations
  • Complete monthly online timesheet

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • May be asked to substitute for morning program if available
  • Attendance is expected at the scheduled ECE meetings including In-Service (August and June)
  • Attendance in the August licensing meeting is mandatory. 
  • Mentoring and development provided by Rainbow Garden Lead and ECE Director
  • Participate in the annual work day in August to prepare the  classroom

 

Education and Qualifications

  • Early Childhood Education experience preferred
  • Waldorf Kindergarten experience preferred
  • Reliable, consistent, and collegial 
  • Possess a warm, friendly, and joyous demeanor

 

Early Childhood Licensing Requirements

    • Complete requirements for Colorado ECE regulations of Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care. Must be an ECT (Early Childhood Teacher) as designated by the State of Colorado or working toward this qualification. 
    • Within 30 days CPR, First Aid, Standard Precautions, Physical, Background check, fingerprinting, mandatory licensing classes, registration in Colorado Shines PDIS and Early Childhood Educator qualified per the State of Colorado’s requirements.
  • Submission of a medical physical by a licensed physician or other health care professional as required per licensing regulations

 

Work Setting

  • Kindergarten classroom and playground
  • Hours are 12:15 pm to 3:15 pm, M, T, W, F and Th 12:15-2:15
  • Work schedule follows the SMWS annual school calendar – late August through early June

 

Salary and Benefits

  • Hourly rate of $20.00 per hour when teaching 
  • Lead Substitute rate of $25.00 per hour (ECT required)
  • Hourly rate of $18.00 per hour when participating in meetings/trainings
  • Three (3) paid Holidays include: Fall Break Holiday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Memorial Day
  • Colorado Paid Sick Leave – 1 hour for each 30 hours worked – up to 48 hours per calendar year 
  • 401(k) – (SMWS offers a match (determined annually) when 1,000 hours are worked in a fiscal year)
  • Professional Development – will be paid time
    • Required 15 hours of online PDIS (Professional Development Information System) classes

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Frequent walks; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; speaking and listening  
  • Daily requirement to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40-pound child
  • Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, familial status, sexual orientation or nation or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.  We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.  

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org. 

Lower School Class Teacher (Grades 1- 5)

November 2023

Shining Mountain Waldorf School (SMWS) seeks an enthusiastic candidate with Waldorf teacher training for the 2024-2025 school year. SMWS currently has a 1-5 and 6-8 class teacher rotation system. The Lower School Class teacher carries primary responsibility for teaching grades 1st through 5th.  While we welcome applications from teachers experienced in the 1-8 cycle, we anticipate that the successful candidate will be moving through the grades 1st through 5th cycle.

The ideal candidate has a BA/BS or more advanced degree, is Waldorf-trained or interested in embarking on certification, and has some teaching experience. Familiarity with social health/restorative practices, Waldorf remedial training/experience, and an understanding of place-based education are pluses. 

SMWS is a prekindergarten through 12th-grade school. We offer the full breadth of the Waldorf curriculum, which includes two world languages (Spanish and German), woodworking, handwork, movement, instrumental and choral music. The majority of our full-time faculty members are Waldorf-trained teachers and represent a rich spectrum of life experiences along with their strength as Waldorf educators. 

SMWS is celebrating its 40th year of bringing Waldorf education to the beautiful community of Boulder, Colorado. The school is fully accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS). Additionally, there is an active Anthroposophical community in the Denver/Boulder area.

Boulder is located in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, about a 45-minute drive from Denver. It is at the heart of the organic food industry, with an award-winning farmers’ market, and many local organic bakeries and farms. The University of Colorado and numerous local organizations provide a rich variety of arts, lectures, and workshops, many of which employ the talents of local community members. The quiet beauty of the natural environment offers contemplative pastimes and a full range of outdoor recreation, including world-class ski areas, and many national parks and forests. 

The parent body is supportive, well-informed, and involved. Our Board is strong and enjoys a supportive, collaborative relationship with the Faculty. We have a highly competent administrative function with a School Director, Pedagogical Director, Admission Director, Development Director, Human Resources Director, Marketing Director, Campus Operations Director, and Business Director. 

We offer a competitive Waldorf-trained base salary, along with years of experience.  Our base salary for Waldorf Trained teachers is $44,200, and years of teaching experience paid at $850 per year. SMWS has an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401(k), and flexible spending accounts.  

If you wish to apply or seek further information, please send a statement of interest, resume and three references to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, familial status, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.  We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees are treated with respect and dignity.  

November 2023

Shining Mountain Waldorf School (SMWS) seeks an experienced, enthusiastic candidate with Waldorf teacher training for the 2024-2025 school year. SMWS currently has a 1-5 and 6-8 class teacher rotation system. The Middle School Class teacher carries primary responsibility for teaching the middle school curriculum, grades 6-8. SMWS currently has a 1-5 and 6-8 class teacher rotation system. While we welcome applications from teachers experienced in the 1-8 cycle, we anticipate that the successful candidate will be moving through the grades 6-8 cycle. 

The ideal candidate has a BA/BS or more advanced degree, is Waldorf-trained or interested in embarking on certification, and has some teaching experience. Familiarity with social health/restorative practices, Waldorf remedial training/experience, and an understanding of place based education are pluses. 

SMWS is a prekindergarten through 12th grade school. We offer the full breadth of the Waldorf curriculum, which includes two world languages (Spanish and German), woodworking, handwork, movement, instrumental and choral music. The majority of our full time faculty members are Waldorf trained teachers and represent a rich spectrum of life experiences along with their strength as Waldorf educators. 

SMWS is celebrating its 40th year of bringing Waldorf education to the beautiful community of Boulder, Colorado. The school is fully accredited by both the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS). Additionally, there is an active Anthroposophical community in the Denver/Boulder area.

Boulder is located in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, about a 45 minute drive from Denver. It is at the heart of the organic food industry, with an award-winning farmers’ market, and many local organic bakeries and farms. The University of Colorado and numerous local organizations provide a rich variety of arts, lectures and workshops, many of which employ the talents of local community members. The quiet beauty of the natural environment offers contemplative pastimes and a full range of outdoor recreation, including world-class ski areas, and many national parks and forests. 

The parent body is supportive, well informed and involved. Our Board is strong and enjoys a supportive, collaborative relationship with the Faculty. We have a highly competent administrative function with a School Director, Pedagogical Director, Admission Director, Development Director, Human Resources Director, Marketing Director, Campus Operations Director, and Business Director. 

We offer a competitive Waldorf-trained base salary, along with years of experience.  Our base salary for Waldorf Trained teachers is $44,200 and years of teaching experience paid at $850 per year. SMWS has an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, life insurance, 401(k), and flexible spending accounts.  

If you wish to apply or seek further information, please send a statement of interest, resume and three references to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, familial status, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.  We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees are treated with respect and dignity.  

Job Title:   Development Director  

Program: Administration

Reports to: School Director

FLSA Status: Exempt (¾ time)

Date: January 2024

 

Position Summary

The Development Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all SMWS fundraising initiatives including: major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events, and capital campaigns.  The Development Director leads the Advancement Department, working closely with the School Director, Board of Trustees, Admissions Office, and Senior Leadership.  The Development Director must be able to think strategically and practically to implement a comprehensive and result-oriented development plan. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reach all operational fundraising goals set each school year, including Annual Fund, Gala, Auction, and Scrip sales.
  • Responsible for Endowment, Planned Giving, and Capital Campaign fundraising aligned with the School’s strategic plan.
  • Support the School Director and Board of Trustees on Major Donor development and donor events such as Grandparents’ Day and Alumni gatherings.
  • Administrative duties include donor paperwork and tax documentation in addition to tracking and managing ongoing fundraising campaigns and incoming donations related to these campaigns.
  • An integral part of the Senior Leadership Group and key development advisor to the Fund Development Committee Chair Board member.
  • Manage the Development Committee and Alumni Relations Coordinator position in support of the Development Office.
  • Major donor development, cultivation, and stewardship
  • Stewardship of scholarship gifts

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Special events as needed
  • In accordance with the SMWS philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in accordance with the duties listed above. 

 

Education and Qualifications / Regulations

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Work experience in development, or fundraising at a private school or other non profit organization. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills. 
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and to manage and inspire volunteers. 
  • Microsoft Office required, Google Suite, and Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge experience preferred. 
  • Ability to manage budgets and track donor databases as well as profit/loss statements. 
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Waldorf Education and an anthroposophical understanding of money and finances.

 

Work Setting

  • General office environment with home office option
  • Outdoor interaction with parents and community members cultivating relationship building
  • A standard weekly schedule with optimum hours during school hours within Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (nights and weekend availability)
  • Occasional weekend and evening hours 

 

Salary, Hours, and Benefits

  • Position is 75% of full time (39 weeks a year versus 52 weeks a year) allowing flexible time off throughout the year – primarily coordinating time off around the annual school calendar breaks
  • Salary – 75% of full time – Range of $37,500 to $45,000
  • Personal Time off – up to 3 weeks per year
  • Sick Time – up to 48 hours per calendar year 
  • Staff Holidays – up to 15 days per school year
  • Employee benefits – medical, dental, vision, life, and long term disability insurance, FSA
  • 401(k) – (SMWS offers a match (determined annually) when 1,000 hours are worked in a fiscal year)
  • Tuition remission offered at 75% of tuition 

 

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to perform:
    • Lift 25 pounds, bending, stretching
    • Mobility to move boxes 
    • Work within an office setting
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, familial status, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees are treated with respect and dignity.  



Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org

Job Title:   Development Coordinator  

Program: Administration

Reports to: School Director

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Part Time, Hourly

Date: January 2024

 

Position Summary

The Development Coordinator is part of the advancement team and is responsible for record keeping, coordinating and organizing all SMWS fundraising initiatives including: major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events, and capital campaigns. The Development Coordinator works closely with the School Director, Board of Trustees, and Marketing Director. The Development Coordinator must be organized and capable in planning and execution. Facility with spreadsheets, Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, and project planning software is necessary. Additionally, responsibilities will include various tasks to support fundraising campaigns and special events.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the School Director and Board of Trustees on Major Donor development and donor events such as Grandparents’ Day and Alumni gatherings.
  • Administrative duties include donor paperwork and tax documentation in addition to tracking and managing ongoing fundraising campaigns and incoming donations related to these campaigns.
  • Coordinate small scale, single purpose fundraising communication

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support special events as needed
  • In accordance with the SMWS philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in accordance with the duties listed above. 

 

Education and Qualifications / Regulations

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Work experience in sales, development, or fundraising at a private school. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills. 
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and to manage and inspire volunteers. 
  • Microsoft Office required, Google Suite, and Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge experience preferred. 
  • Ability to manage budgets and track donor databases as well as profit/loss statements. 
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Waldorf Education and an anthroposophical understanding of money and finances.

 

Work Setting

  • General office environment
  • A standard weekly part time schedule with optimum hours during school hours within Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm 
  • Occasional weekend and evening hours 



Salary, Hours, and Benefits

  • Part Time –  20 hours per week, non-exempt 
  • Salary range of $25 – $30 per hour (based on experience)
  • Year-round administrative position
  • Personal Time – up to 2 weeks based on hours worked
  • Sick Time – up to 48 hours per calendar year – based on hours worked  
  • 401(k) – (SMWS offers a match (determined annually) when 1,000 hours are worked in a fiscal year)

 

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to perform:
    • Lift 25 pounds, bending, stretching
    • Mobility to move boxes 
    • Work within an office setting
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, familial status, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees are treated with respect and dignity.  



Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org

 

Position: Early Childhood Summer Camp Lead Teacher 

Program: Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Reports to: ECE Director

FLSA Status: Exempt

Date: 2024 dates: June 10-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29- 

August 2,  August 5-9, August 12-16

 

Position Summary

The Early Childhood Camp Lead Teacher is responsible for providing a Waldorf play-based program in a mixed-age Early Childhood Education (ECE) group setting for campers ages 3 to 6 years.  Our program is based on social-emotional learning, imitation, joy, and warmth.  The Early Childhood Camp Lead Teacher shares creativity, and creates excitement for Early Childhood campers.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and implement age appropriate curriculum to nurture and stimulate all domains of children’s development in their care
  • Provide responsive care to all children by adapting daily caregiving routine and plans to the interests and needs of the individual child and the group
  • Coordinate daily preparations of classroom, materials, and playground
  • Provide and maintain a developmentally appropriate and pleasing aesthetic classroom environment
  • Supervises Early Childhood Camp Assistant; providing open communication to keep them updated on all matters concerning the classroom, program, procedures, class behavior, and expectations
  • Ensure each family receives an opportunity to build strong relationships and develop clear communication with Early Childhood Camp Lead Teacher
  • Ensure age appropriate classroom management and supervision of class activities
  • Coordinate and participate in curriculum activities, games, circle time, birthday celebrations,  and cleanup including outdoor activities and outdoor play
  • Serve daily snacks, lunch  and cleanup.  
  • Shop for supplies.
  • Guide and support children with self-care (toileting, dressing, and social behavior)
  • Maintain confidentiality in all student situations
  • Parent communication on student behavior and related issues and parent inquiries
  • Assure a healthy, safe, clean, and developmentally appropriate environment for children. Oversee orderly storage area in the Early Childhood classroom and storage sheds
  • Put all summer supplies away and clean the classroom to be ready for school to begin in late August.
  • Complete daily attendance sheets and provide first aid as necessary
  • Complete, acquire signatures, and file Accident/Incident Report as necessary
  • Develop and maintain collegial relationships through communication and support with faculty members 
  • Must possess a work style focusing on integrity and being worthy of imitation
  • Uphold State of Colorado Rules and Regulations for Childcare Centers
  • Knowledgeable of the SMWS Campus Emergency Plan and ability to implement 
  • In accordance with the SMWS philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks.



Education and Qualifications / Regulations

  • Waldorf Early Childhood or Lifeways Teacher Training preferred
  • Early Childhood teaching experience mandatory
  • Must be an ECT in the State of Colorado
  • Complete requirements for Colorado ECE regulations of Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care
  • Within 30 days complete CPR, First Aid, Standard Precautions, Physical, Background Check, fingerprinting, mandatory licensing classes, registration in Colorado Shines PDIS and Early Childhood Educator qualified per the State of Colorado’s requirements
  • Submission of records for ongoing training in PDIS or other classes

 

Work Setting

  • Kindergarten classroom, playground and surrounding open spaces. 

 

Salary, Hours, and Benefits

  • Monday through Friday,  8:00 – 3:15 pm
  • Work schedule includes: June 10-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29- 
  • August 2,  August 5-9, August 12-16
  • Hourly rate of $60 per hour during camp hours
  • Hourly rate of $30.00 per hour for parent meetings sharing camp information
  • Hourly rate of $18.00 per hour for school meetings
  • Colorado Paid Sick Leave – 1 hour for each 30 hours worked – up to 48 hours per year 
  • This is a part time position – no additional benefits are offered at this time

 

Physical Requirements

  • Take frequent walks, use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; speaking and listening 
  • Daily requirement to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40-pound child
  • Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

 

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references, and salary requirements to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org 

Job Title: Early Childhood Summer Camp Assistant Teacher

Program: Early Childhood 

Reports to: Lead Camp Teacher

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Date:             2024 dates: June 10-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29- 

August 2,  August 5-9, August 12-16

 

Position Summary

The Early Childhood Camp Assistant is responsible for helping to create a wonderful Waldorf
ECE Camp experience for our mixed age camp children ages 3-6..  The ECE Camp Assistant will work with the ECE Camp Lead Teacher by assisting in classroom management, supervision of the class, engaging appropriately with students, taking direction from the Lead Teacher, and engaging in day to day responsibilities according to the principles of Waldorf Education. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in curriculum activities; setup/cleanup of circle time, birthday celebration, rest, snack and lunch. 
  • Oversee children on the playground and assist with the transitions to and from outside
  • Help with daily preparations of classroom, restocking cleaning and bathroom supplies and other  materials
  • Help maintain general order, cleanliness, and aesthetics in classroom and outside yard
  • Guide children with self-care if necessary (toileting, dressing, and social behavior)
  • Provide first aid as needed
  • Become knowledgeable about campus Emergency Plan and be ready to implement
  • Assist in maintaining a warm and nurturing environment
  • Assist in maintaining orderly storage area in the classroom and outdoor storage sheds 
  • Direct student behavior and parent communication to the Lead Camp Teacher
  • Complete, acquire signatures, and file Accident/Incident Report as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality in all student situations

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • May Substitute for Lead Camp Teacher if needed (ECT required)
  • In accordance with the SMWS philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in accordance with the duties listed above.

Education and Qualifications

  • Early Childhood Education experience 
  • Waldorf Kindergarten experience preferred
  • Reliable, consistent, and team oriented
  • Possess a warm, friendly, and joyous demeanor

 

Early Childhood Licensing Requirements

    • Complete requirements for Colorado ECE regulations of Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care. Must be an ECT (Early Childhood Teacher) as designated by the State of Colorado or working toward this qualification. 
    • Within 30 days CPR, First Aid, Standard Precautions, Physical, Background check, fingerprinting, mandatory licensing classes, registration in Colorado Shines PDIS and Early Childhood Educator qualified per the State of Colorado’s requirements.
  • Submission of a medical physical by a licensed physician or other health care professional as required per licensing regulations

Work Setting

  • Kindergarten classroom, playground, and neighborhood walks
  • Monday through Friday,  8:00 – 3:15 pm
  • Work schedule includes: June 10-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29- 
  • August 2,  August 5-9, August 12-16
  • Because of the classroom setting, there are limited breaks offered during the day 

 

Salary and Benefits

  • Hourly rate of $20.00 per hour (or current Assistant rate)
  • Lead Substitute rate of $25.00 per hour (ECT required)
  • Colorado Paid Sick Leave – 1 hour for each 30 hours worked – up to 48 hours per year 
  • This is a part time position – no additional benefits are offered at this time

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Frequent walks; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; speaking and listening  
  • Daily requirement to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40-pound child
  • Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

 

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, familial status, sexual orientation or nation or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.  We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.  


Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.

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