Career Opportunities

Micha-el School has the following position open for the 2021-2022 school year.

Please send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Brittina Gates, Faculty Chair, at .

First Grade Teacher 2021-2022
Micha-el School is seeking a First Grade teacher to lead the Class of 2029 on their eight year adventure starting in September 2021.

Nestled on twelve acres in Milwaukie, Oregon – ten minutes from Southeast Portland – Micha-el School has been independent and thriving since 2008.

Micha-el School offers a well-rounded kindergarten through eighth grade education. Our Waldorf certified teachers provide a balanced, comprehensive curriculum that weaves academics with creativity to inspire joyful learning. Blending language arts, math and sciences with music, foreign languages, art and movement, we fully engage children at every developmental age. We have a warm and vibrant community dedicated to the physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual well-being of every student.

Micha-el School is committed to providing traditional academics along with full slate of staffed specialty subjects including: Handwork, Woodwork, Eurythmy, Spanish, German, Folk Dance, Games, Strings, Choir, Wind Band, and middle school Math. We are dedicated to maintaining small class sizes, with a cap of 18 students per class.

We offer a competitive salary, tuition remission, medical insurance, retirement benefits, and an early day for personal use.

The hiring process includes, but is not limited to: a campus tour, classroom observations, one or more teaching demonstrations presented by the candidate, and a hiring interview with the College of Teachers. Travel expenses are the responsibility of the applicant.

Qualified candidates should possess a warm heart, a willingness to work in collaboration, prior Waldorf teaching experience, good classroom management, and communication skills.

Spanish Teacher-Part Time

Grades 1-8.

Seeking a Spanish Teacher to lead 8-12 lessons per week.

Classes meet two-three times weekly in rotating blocks (usually 1-4 and 5-8). Familiarity with, or strong interest in learning, the Waldorf approach to language instruction is essential.

Grades 1-4 have a required safety set of classes that must be obtained prior to employment. This includes experience and documented teaching hours, as well as enrollment in the Criminal Background Registry. Further information available for qualified candidates. The lower classes are meeting in person within the Emergency Childcare framework. Grades 5-8 are a mix of limited on campus learning and remote.

Additional responsibilities include end-of-year progress reports for each student.

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Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to:

Brittina Gates