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Full-Time German Teacher, Grades 1-8

Full-Time German Teacher, Grades 1-8
The German Teacher is a key member of RSSAA and must work closely with the other Faculty and the Lower School Coordinator to promote an exemplary educational program and maintain a positive learning environment. The German Teacher shall implement the program as determined by the College of Teachers and shall be engaged in the following specific areas:

Teaching Responsibilities:
• Implement the Waldorf curriculum as outlined in the RSSAA Scope and Sequence documents, and according to indications given by Rudolf Steiner.
• Teach up to 22 periods per week
• Manage 3 weekly recess periods each week
• Participate in Yard Duty at least once a month
• Prepare for and participate in German Day

Classroom Responsibilities:
• Maintain a safe and aesthetic learning environment throughout the year, with the help of the custodial staff.
• Order and maintain classroom supplies.

Administrative Responsibilities:
• Reports – Write a year-end evaluative report for each student by the deadline set by the College of Teachers.
• Enrollment – Participate in the enrollment process for new students throughout the years in such ways as hosting students during German class.
• Compliance – Fulfill all expectations of full-time teachers as outlined in the Employee Handbook. (This is listed at the end of this document under ‘Compliance’ header.)

Working with Parents:
• Parent Communication – Initiate timely communication with parents and be available for parent consultation.
• Parent Teacher Conferences – Hold conferences twice yearly as required for all full-time teachers.

Meeting Attendance:
• Attend weekly Full-Time Faculty Meetings and fulfill all expectations of full-time teachers as outlined in the teacher handbook.

Committee Responsibilities:
• Serve on at least two committees after completing one year of employment.

• The German Teacher reports to the College of Teachers and is evaluated by the Faculty Evaluation Team on an annual basis.

• Participate in the RSSAA mentoring program as requested by Faculty Development Committee.

Professional Development:
• Participation in some professional development activities is expected of all faculty members. Classes are currently available at no cost to RSSAA faculty through the Waldorf Institute of Southeast Michigan. Attendance at other conferences is generally given financial support. Application is done through the Faculty Development Committee.

• All employees must remain in compliance with all RSSAA policies and procedures including, but not limited to, those outlined in the RSSAA Employee Handbook and RSSAA Safety Handbook.
The Rudolf Steiner School High School of Ann Arbor is celebrating its 21st year and is an accredited member of AWSNA and of ISACS (Independent School Association of the Central States). We are pleased to offer the qualifying candidate a competitive salary based on experience, along with a benefits package that includes health, life and disability insurance, with the addition of a pension plan following two years of employment. In addition the qualifying candidate will be provided with extensive administrative and collegial support, including an experienced mentor and access to training and conferences.
Training/Educational Requirements
• Waldorf Teacher training
• Bachelor’s Degree

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume and three references to Peggy Wilson, Lower School Coordinator. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Contact Peggy Wilson
Phone: (734) 995-4141
2775 Newport Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103