High School Science and Math Teacher
Job Type
Full-time
Description

The Denver Waldorf School is looking for a high school science and math teacher to begin in the 2024-25 school year. The high school science and math teacher will teach all science and math classes offered in the high school in 9th through 12th grade. As a full-time employee of The Denver Waldorf School, the science and math teacher will join a group of individuals whose foundation in pedagogy is Anthroposophy. As a member of the high school faculty, the employee will be expected to share the vision of working as a servant leader, creating an environment of stability in a rhythmic, balanced, healthful way such that the school is fully available for fulfilling its vision and each member of the team is available to live life fully.


Essential Functions: The essential responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Teach full-time class load following set standards from the most recent TDWS scope and sequence as documented with ACIS and AWSNA.
  • Be available to teach an elective class in any area of interest and expertise if necessary.
  • Develop associated lesson plans, assignments, quizzes, syllabi, and other necessary documentation for all classes.
  • Provide written documentation, when requested, for ACIS and AWSNA curriculum documentation and standards.
  • Provide grades and narrative assessments for every class taught within one week of block end.
  • Maintain the vertical development of the science and math curriculum throughout 9th through 12th grade, with open communication with middle school faculty.
  • Provide general supervision of students, both during class and outside of class time.
  • Communicate in a timely and professional manner with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Report weekly to student support and work in conjunction with student support to support student academic needs.
  • Attend weekly all-school faculty meetings on Thursdays after school.
  • Attend weekly high school faculty meetings.
  • Attend parent meetings when requested. These may be scheduled outside of school hours.
  • Assist with afternoon and evening programs when needed.
  • Participate in the high school orientation service-learning trip.
  • Chaperon class trips.
  • Chaperon and or coordinate at least one high school social event.
  • Participate in parent education evenings.
  • Participate in all school events.
  • Participate in parent-teacher conferences in the fall and spring.
  • Maintain workspace and classroom to provide a healthy learning environment for students.
  • Serve on at least one committee after the first year of teaching is completed.
  • Attend in-service days for professional development and essential safety and medical trainings.

Working Hours: The work schedule requires the employee to be at the school each day for the time necessary to accomplish instruction and responsibilities assigned thoroughly. At a minimum, full-time high school faculty are expected to be available to the school Monday through Friday during the school day beginning from 8:00-4:00 and to assist with dismissal monitoring, after-school student support, and attending after-school meetings.

Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university required; advanced degree preferred, particularly Waldorf Teacher Training.
  • Experience teaching adolescents.
  • Experience teaching science and math.
  • Proficiency in designing effective lessons, teaching diverse learning styles, and managing high school-age students.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may need to be able to lift or move up to 10 pounds. During class trips, the employee may need to hike carrying at least 20 pounds on his or her back for up to five miles, camp (sleep in a tent outside on the ground), hike over moderate terrain, dig, chop wood, and/or participate in other repetitive, physical tasks.


Salary Description
$50,000 - $63,000 per year