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Forest Aftercare Assistant

The Waldorf School of Baltimore has a long and proud history of providing nature based programs throughout the school. Our signature Forest Aftercare program provides children with a safe space to cultivate a deep bond with the natural world. Children enrolled in the Forest Aftercare program spend most of their time in the forest surrounding our school. Free play, gardening, animal husbandry, and guided exploration of the forest are key aspects of the program. We spend time outside everyday – rain, snow, or shine.

We are searching for Forest Aftercare Assistant to help us expand and meet our mission to inspire and educate children to think, feel, and act with depth imagination and purpose.

In this position you will join us in facilitating the growth of our students and community as ecoliterate citizens experiencing a deep connection to the natural world. You bring warmth, care, and joy into the daily rhythms of the Forest Aftercare Program. In this unique part-time position you will work in the forest everyday alongside the Forest Aftercare staff. To be successful, you must have a deep love for connecting children with nature, enjoy being outside in all weather conditions, and have experience supervising and caring for children in mixed age groups of 3-14 years. As a central support to the Forest Aftercare program, you will prepare and serve healthy snacks for Forest Aftercare participants and maintain the spaces used by our program; be interested in learning about the Waldorf approach to education in action, enjoy team work, and value close communication with colleagues. A full job description is available on request.

Your schedule will be 2:45-5:45 p.m., five days a week when school is in session; additional hours will be required for full or half day care when the school is closed for classes. These days are set in advance. This hourly position pays $12-$15 an hour depending on education and experience.

Apply with cover letter and resume to Cecilia Liss at Cecilia.liss56@gmail.com

Children’s Garden and Forest Afternoon Program Assistant Teacher

The Waldorf School of Baltimore has a long and proud history of providing activity and nature based programs.

We are searching for a Children’s Garden Afternoon and Forest Afters chool Program Assistant Teacher to bring warmth, care, and joy into the daily rhythms of the Afternoon and Forest Aftercare Program. In this unique part-time position you will work inside the classroom and outside and in the playground and forest every day. To be successful, you must have a deep love for connecting children with nature, enjoy being outside in all weather conditions, and have experience supervising and caring for children in mixed age groups. A full job description is available on request.

General duties:

Children’s Garden Afternoon Program

  • Work with Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher to prepare the lunch room/s, assist in preparation of nap-time atmosphere, including laying out nap cots and mats, and putting them away at the end of nap.
  • Follow and support the afternoon nap teacher in all activities, including assisting children with bathroom and/or diapers.
  • Sharing in afternoon craft activities in class, disciplining of children with direction from the lead teacher and maintaining the environment and equipment.

Forest Aftercare Program

  • Deliver the Forest Afters school program (Additional hour will be required for full or half day aftercare when the school is closed for classes during the school year (for example during parent/teacher conferences).
  • Prepare and serve healthy snacks for Forest Aftercare participants
  • Maintain the spaces used by our program
  • Communicate with parents and lead teachers to ensure an integrated experience for each child

This hourly position pays $12-$15 an hour depending on education and experience.

Apply with cover letter and resume to Cecilia Liss at Cecilia.liss56@gmail.com

Communications Coordinator

The Waldorf School of Baltimore is a Nursery–8th grade school seeking an experienced Communications Coordinator. In this position you will work alongside our Outreach and Admission Directors to ensure the Waldorf School of Baltimore has a prominent and competitive position in the Greater Baltimore and national independent school market as a Waldorf school of excellence.

Are of responsibility include management and coordination of:
  • Creation, production, and dissemination of printed collateral
  • Website development and maintenance
  • Social media
  • Weekly and other regular communications

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, have experience managing a portfolio of social media channels, be experienced in the use of web publishing systems, be detail orientated with high level time management skill and excellent writing and editorial skills.

This position is a non-benefitted part time hourly position – estimated at 30 while school is in session and 20 hours in the summer. Compensation level is dependent on experience and expertise.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Pat Whitehead, Executive Director at pwhitehead@twsb.org

To learn more, please explore our website and click here for a full Job Description.

Substitute teacher positions available

Do you love working with children, have experience supervising and caring for children, and want the flexibility of occasional work?

We are searching for substitute teachers for the Elementary School, substitute assistant teachers to work alongside faculty in the Children’s Garden, and in the Forest Aftercare Program from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Our substitute faculty provide cover for absent colleagues in times of sickness and other leave. They bring their warmth and care to children as they work with us to help us deliver a Waldorf program that inspires and engages our students. Please pass on this information to friends or family who might be interested. All positions Waldorf require a successful State mandated background check. WSB will cover the cost of the background check. Want to know more? Contact Cecilia Liss (Academic Director) cliss@twsb.org or 410-367-6808 ext. 209