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1st Grade Teacher

Madrone Trail Public Charter School

Madrone Trail Public Charter School is a K-8 Waldorf Charter School. We are currently seeking a first grade teacher who has a deep love of children and of teaching, as well as a sense of purpose in bringing Waldorf education into the public realm.

Our Ideal Candidate would have:
Experience or training with Waldorf teaching methods/pedagogy
Experience teaching elementary school
Excellent classroom management skills based on developing the children’s intrinsic motivation and which address the whole child
Openness to continue (loop) with their class through the grades
Strong sense of self and striving to be a model of kindness, beauty, and love for the students
Willingness to collaborate and be in integral part of the larger school community

A large part of the first grade teacher’s role is forming the class that will be together for the next eight years: its rhythms, routines, and classroom community. This means getting to know each child and family deeply, building relationships, teaching social-emotional skills, and being self-reflective everyday. As a school, we value collaboration, equity, social justice, and community.

Madrone Trail offers a competitive salary, benefits, and ongoing professional development and mentoring.

To apply send a cover letter and resume to: