Walden is Hiring…

K-6 Creative Art Teacher (Berkeley, CA)

Walden Center and School is a leader in progressive elementary education and collective administration. Our Walden Center and School seeks a dynamic art teacher to join our teaching collective in the fall of 2022. Our K-6 school has a rich history of teaching creative minds for over 60 Years, with a strong commitment to arts education and a variety of art media experience. All of our students have art, music, drama twice weekly in small groups (8 – 15 students). We have an enthusiastic school community that loves coming together to share creative energy.

We are looking for someone who does not want to teach by the book – someone who has the passion, energy, and mindset to inspire children to create art that they feel proud of. In addition to classroom teaching, the art teacher will become part of our teaching collective. This means helping to run our school by way of weekly three-hour staff meetings, committee work, and other administrative duties.

If you are looking for a traditional top-down, punch-clock system, this isn’t it. On the other hand, if you have a vision for working with kids, parents, and a small, committed team of teachers, this may be the engaging, invigorating, satisfying job you are looking for.

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K-6 Music Teacher (Berkeley, CA)

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic music teacher who has experience with whole-child education encompassing academic, social, emotional, and physical development, and who loves teaching children. 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. This position begins in August 2022.

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 60 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.

In addition to classroom teaching, the (music teacher) will become part of our teaching collective. This means helping to run our school by way of weekly staff meetings, committee work, and other administrative duties with a focus on process as well as performance. 

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Walden is Hiring…

Grade 2-3 Teacher (Berkeley, CA)

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 60 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 closely with kids, parents, and a small committed team of teachers, this may be the engaging, invigorating, satisfying job you are looking for.

We are seeking a Grade 2-3 Math and Science teacher to start in Fall 2022, someone who has experience with whole-child education encompassing academic, social, emotional, and physical development, and who loves teaching children.

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Walden is hiring…

Substitute Teacher K-6 (Berkeley, California)

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 60 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.

We are seeking substitute teachers to join our substitute pool. We are looking for people who have familiarity with whole-child education encompassing academic, social, emotional, and physical development, and who loves teaching children.

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