Open Enrollment for the 2020-21 school year begins Feb. 10

Careers

Current employment opportunities

1st Grade Teacher – 2020-21

City of Fountains School is searching for a class teacher for our rising 1st Grade class for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Our unique program will work with children who come four days a week to experience main lesson and specialty classes. You will join a dedicated faculty, and will be instrumental in helping to build our small school. Our school offers Parent/ Toddler classes, Kindergarten, 1st-6th Grade, Specialty classes, and mixed Grades homeschool enrichment classes, all based upon Waldorf education methods. 

For the 2019/20 school year we are offering our academic program to children in grades 1- 6. The children will rotate throughout the day between their lead teacher and specialty teachers. Our Grades classes will meet 9:00-3:10pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and run September through May. 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Classroom teaching experience
  • Waldorf experience, teacher training or willingness to begin training
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and dependability
  • The ability to plan and augment instruction
  • A broad education in the arts and sciences, B.A. preferred or equivalent experience and study
  • Commitment to collaborative work with fellow colleagues 
  • Ability to participate in the school’s community life and festivals
  • Understanding of the importance of self development
  • A warm and welcoming approach to students and parents

City of Fountains School provides educational and community building opportunities for families in the Kansas City Metro area, guided by the teachings of Rudolf Steiner and the Waldorf Education methods. This growing collective relies on ongoing contributions of talented individuals and a collaborative model of governance. 

Please send a cover letter describing your interest in Waldorf education and resume to Daniela.

Kindergarten Assistant – 2020-21

City of Fountains School is seeking a Kindergarten Assistant for the 2020-21 school year who can help foster a classroom environment of reverence and loving joy. Ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience working with young children
  • Helping to maintain a clean and orderly classroom
  • Strong organizational skills and dependability
  • Helping with each day’s cooking and dishes
  • Under the direction of the Kindergarten Lead Teacher, working with and caring for children
  • Assisting during all classroom activities and transitions
  • Spending a portion of everyday outdoors in all types of weather
  • Modeling inner capacities such as compassionate listening, gratitude, stillness, warmth and creativity
  • Honoring the importance of play
  • A warm and welcoming approach to students and parents

    If this opportunity is speaking to your heart, please email your cover letter and resume to Daniela.  We look forward to meeting you!

     

    Substitute Teacher – Immediate

    City of Fountains School is looking for energetic and motivated substitute teachers to work with students from kindergarten through 7th grade. The best candidates for substitute teacher jobs are flexible, enjoy working with children and have some sort of education experience. Successful candidates will have to undergo a background check.

    Responsibilities:

    • Follow regular teacher’s lesson plans in a way that ensures consistency and optimal learning, and that encourages students to participate.
    • 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.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to Daniela.