Employment

JOB POSTINGS

Gardener– to care for our school gardens through the summer. Part-time, experience with biodynamic gardening preferred. Please send letter of interest to DesertSkyShelly@gmail.com

Grades TeachersTo start August 2016. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and Waldorf familiarity, experience, or training. Teacher’s without formal Waldorf training are required to begin training.

Kindergarten Teacher– to start August 2016.  Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and Waldorf familiarity, experience, or training. Teacher’s without formal Waldorf training are required to begin training.

Assistant Principal, part-time– must have administrative experience and great communication skills. Preferred Waldorf experience, training or teaching background.

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and Waldorf familiarity, experience, or training. Teacher’s without formal Waldorf training are required to begin training.

Administrative Assistant– office support experience including website, communications, data management and clerical.

Subject Teachers – Sought for specialty sessions, as many as 8 sessions per week.  All subject teacher positions must have a Bachelor’s Degree and Waldorf familiarity, experience, or training.  Must be able to attend in-house training two or more times a year.  If qualified, one individual may teach more than one subject.
  • Circus Arts – An experienced Circus Arts teacher for tumbling, hoops, diabolo, rolling globe, spinning plates, juggling and/or unicycle is sought for 2 afternoons a week for a month or more.
  • German – A qualified Foreign Language teacher is expected to draw on their  own personal experience, as well as incorporating song, movement, dance and games to facilitate student learning and comfort with conversation.  The Foreign Language teacher works with the faculty on a school festival: specifically, Dia de los Muertos  (Fall) or Fasching (Spring).  Must meet Highly Qualified Criteria such as Bachelor’s degree plus passing score on proficiency assessment, or a state teaching certificate for foreign language.  This is a suitable position for a teachers who seeks the freedom to develop a creative foreign language curriculum that is Waldorf-friendly (without cartoons, computers, or recorded music).

Substitute Teachers – Sought for intermittent work throughout the school year. Must have fingerprint Clearance Card, Bachelor’s degree, and classroom experience. Orientation session required to be placed onto the substitute list.

REQUIREMENTS 

All positions are for the 2015-2016 school year.  School starts August 17 and runs through May 27.  In-Services and trainings may be required prior to the start of the school year.

All positions for hire, instructional and non-instructional, require an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by the Department of Public Safety. It can take DPS up to 8 weeks to process a new application.

Desert sky is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in admission, or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities.  Desert Sky does e-Verify for employment eligibility.  Desert Sky is an at-will employer.

HOW TO APPLY

Our application: DSCS.Employment Application  Please include a letter with your application that states what position you are applying for, why you are interested in the position, what relevant background you will bring to the position and how you learned about our school and/or Waldorf education.

Applications are accepted by mail or by email.  Walk-in applications are not accepted.  Please do not fax.

Mail to: Desert Sky Community School, 1350 N Arcadia Ave, Tucson, AZ 85712

Email to: DesertSkyShelly@gmail.com In the subject line of the email please state: the name of the position for which you are applying.

Desert Sky job openings for are also listed on Waldorf Teachers and Craigslist, and other applicable websites. The email address for submissions is listed in the job posting.