Middle and High School Physical Education Teacher and Athletic Director/Coach
Middle & High School Physical Education Teacher & Athletic Director/Coach
Starting August 2019
About Our School:
Toronto Waldorf School, founded in 1968, serves 350 students and their parents from birth through Grade 12. We are located just north of Toronto, Ontario on 18 acres including a large wooded area and a section of protected ecological ravine. We serve a diverse multicultural community. Our unique building was designed to be a Waldorf school from the ground up. We have a large and dynamic faculty and staff, with a diverse mix of experience and backgrounds. Several anthroposophically-based organizations work alongside us on our campus including a residence for seniors, an anthroposophically-based medical practice, and the Rudolf Steiner Centre for adult education. Our school is accredited by AWSNA (Association of Waldorf Schools of North America) and we offer an Ontario Ministry of Education High School Graduation Diploma, which enables University and College entrance, along with our Waldorf Diploma in Grade 12.
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task with confidence, converting strategies into effective operational activities and achievements.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, approachable for students, parents and colleagues.
Willingness and proven ability to work within a community environment.
Active and ongoing research and development in academic area of expertise.
Skills in classroom management and discipline follow-through.
Waldorf Teacher Education certification or accepted equivalent experience.
Minimum university bachelor degree, and bachelor of education, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Spacial Dynamics® training is an asset
The position is responsible for teaching physical education in the middle and high school as well as running the after school athletic program. Some coaching of school sports teams is also required.
Quarterly reports to high school parents through a written report card and an interview at the Parent/teacher interviews in November and February. Two reports for middle school.
As part of the high school and full faculty contribute to pedagogical, child and curriculum study.
Perform a designated number of duties, recess and administrative, in addition to teaching responsibilities.
Attend all faculty meetings and assist with open houses and other school events wherever possible.
As the Athletic Director you are responsible for the SSAF membership, and for convening and hosting sports events.
Curriculum planning with lower school movement teachers.
Salary is determined based on years of experience. Benefits plan includes RSP contribution, health and dental coverage.