Careers

Current employment opportunities

First Grade Teacher – 2020-21

City of Fountains School would love to welcome a first grade teacher to join a class of eager rising students for the 2020-21 school year and beyond.

Located in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri, City of Fountains School (COFS) is nestled in an urban residential neighborhood. Here we strive to nourish the intrinsic curiosity, creativity and spirit of each student by providing a developmentally-appropriate academic foundation based on Waldorf education.

As an emerging school, we are looking for someone who will be instrumental in helping us continue to develop COFS and nurture a growing, diverse community of life-long learners.

Enrichment Teacher – 2020-21

City of Fountains School  is searching for a teacher to lead our Upper Grades homeschool enrichment class for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. The Enrichment program meets on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., September through May.

Spanish Teacher – 2020-21

City of Fountains School is searching for a Spanish teacher to lead three lessons per week to our Grades 1-6 classes for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year and into 2020-21. As an emerging school, we are looking for someone who will be instrumental in helping us continue to develop COFS and nurture a growing, diverse community of life-long learners.

Kindergarten Assistant – 2020-21

City of Fountains School is welcoming applications for a Kindergarten Assistant Teacher for the 2020-21 school year. The right person is compassionate and can help foster a classroom environment of reverence and loving joy. As an emerging school, we are looking for someone who will be instrumental in helping us continue to develop COFS and nurture a growing, diverse community of life-long learners.

Lead Kindergarten Teacher for Extended-Day Program – 2020-21

City of Fountains School is seeking a compassionate, part-time lead teacher for our kindergarten extended-day program for the 2020-2021 school year. 

Successful candidates will enthusiastically engage students and will work collaboratively with other faculty and administrators to create an environment that is aligned with the school’s mission. This position is an integral part of the school, which offers a secure, healthy and nurturing environment for children with weekly and seasonal rhythms that include stories, creative and active play and nourishment.

Substitute Teacher – Ongoing

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.