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Walden Center and School is a leader in progressive elementary education and collective administration. Our school has a rich history of teaching creative minds and alternative thinkers over the last 65 years, with a strong commitment to a fully-integrated arts curriculum. All of our students have Spanish, Music, Drama, and Visual Art with specialists twice weekly. Here you’ll find child-centered education at its best. Our approach to teaching makes learning a multisensory, joyful, and lasting experience. We cultivate a diverse community of learners, families, and teachers to create a secure and textured learning environment. Walden students love to go to school. We are a school run by a collective. Decision making is consensus-based. We are a small school with big ideas and a big heart where children love to learn and teachers love to teach. If you have a vision of building a close-knit community, of working with kids, parents, and a small committed team of teachers, this may be the engaging, invigorating, satisfying job you are looking for.

Currently Hiring:
Grade 2-3 Teacher -Administrator

Walden Center and School seeks a dynamic 2nd/3rd Grade teacher to join our teaching collective in the fall of 2024.

This position is for a mixed grade co-teacher position using a self-developed curriculum in collaboration with one other lead co-teacher. Each teacher holds the language arts and math curriculum for one grade level and coordinates with their co-teacher to develop mixed age experiences for the remainder of the curriculum, leveraging the two year model to enable deeper learning. Our Middle Group teachers integrate arts and play-based learning in their lessons in a hands-on, meaningful way. Walden teachers practice flexibility, openness, and keen observation to fully engage students and support their joy of learning. This mixed grade class provides opportunities for community-building, leadership, and encourages playful and joyful learning for both 2nd and 3rd grade students.We believe that this approach honors different learning needs and life experiences. We utilize various assessment tools to inform our teaching. We do not administer formal tests or give grades.

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Grade 2-3 Language Arts / Social Studies Teacher -Administrator

Walden Center and School seeks a dynamic 2nd/3rd Grade Language Arts and Social Studies Teacher to join our teaching collective in the fall of 2024.

This position is for co-teaching the Middle Group, using a self-developed language arts and social studies curriculum in collaboration with the Middle Group Math/Science teacher. Our Middle Group teachers integrate arts and play-based learning in their lessons in a hands-on, meaningful way. Walden teachers practice flexibility, openness, and keen observation to fully engage students and support their joy of learning. This mixed grade class provides opportunities for community-building, leadership, and encourages playful and joyful learning for both 2nd and 3rd grade students. We believe that this approach honors different learning needs and life experiences. We utilize various assessment tools to inform our teaching. We do not administer formal tests or give grades.

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Grade 2-3 Math/Science Teacher-Administrator

Walden Center and School seeks a dynamic 2nd/3rd Grade Math/Science teacher to join our teaching collective in the fall of 2024.

This position is for co-teaching the Middle Group, using a self-developed math and science curriculum in collaboration with the Middle Group Language Arts /Social Studies teacher. Our Middle Group teachers integrate arts and play-based learning in their lessons in a hands-on, meaningful way. Walden teachers practice flexibility, openness, and keen observation to fully engage students and support their joy of learning. This mixed grade class provides opportunities for community-building, leadership, and encourages playful and joyful learning for both 2nd and 3rd grade students. We believe that this approach honors different learning needs and life experiences. We utilize various assessment tools to inform our teaching. We do not administer formal tests or give grades.

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Spanish Teacher/Administrator (K-6)

Walden Center and School seeks a dynamic Spanish Teacher to join our teaching collective in the fall of 2024.

This position is for teaching Spanish using a self-developed curriculum. Our Spanish teacher integrates arts and play-based learning in their lessons in a hands-on, meaningful way. Walden teachers practice flexibility, openness, and keen observation to fully engage students and support their joy of learning. We utilize various assessment tools to inform our teaching. We do not administer formal tests or give grades..

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