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Seeking a fully trained and experienced Waldorf Teacher

The Nelson Waldorf School is seeking a fully trained and experienced Waldorf Teacher to cover a maternity leave effective February 2018 – June 2019 for Class 5 and 6.  We would prefer a teacher who is able to fulfill the entire contract but would consider February 2018 – June 2018 and September 2018 – June […]

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Full-time Teacher for September 2018

The Nelson Waldorf School is seeking a Waldorf Trained and experienced teacher for September 2018. This position is a full-time permanent position with responsibilities to include delivering the Waldorf Curriculum, student assessments and goals, collegial faculty responsibilities, as well as parent communication and relationships. NWS salary range for a class teacher is $42,500 – $53,497 […]

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Movement Education Teacher

The Nelson Waldorf School is seeking a part time qualified Movement Ed teacher for the upcoming 2017-18 School year.  This position is for Class 6, 7 & 8 Movement Ed and will be four periods per week.  The successful candidate must hold a B.C. teaching certificate with a qualification in Physical Education. Please send resume […]

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Election May 9, 2017 package

To FISA member schools: British Columbia is preparing for another provincial election on May 9, 2017.  Provincial elections always generate questions over support for independent schools and it is important that school authorities, administrators, teachers, parents and students are engaged in informing the politician and the public of the important function that independent schools provide for the common good.  13% […]

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2017/2018 Registration Update

The Nelson Waldorf School Board and Administration members have been working hard to make it easier to register your children for the 2017/2018 school year. We also have some new processes in place that we hope will allow for more manageable and affordable tuition payment options for our families. Here is a summary of the […]

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Kindergarten Teacher September 2017

The Nelson Waldorf School is seeking a Waldorf Trained and experienced teacher for a potential 3rd Kindergarten in September 2017. This position is a full-time permanent position with responsibilities to include delivering the Waldorf Curriculum, student assessments, and goals, collegial faculty responsibilities, as well as parent communication and relationships. Teacher base salary is $42,500 with […]

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A Warm Greeting in Kugluktuk, Nunavut for Class 8

On February 23, 2017, Class 8 students from the Nelson Waldorf School arrived in Kugluktuk, Nunavut. Kugluktuk is a small Inuit community located at the mouth of the Coppermine River where it meets the Arctic Ocean. We were greeted with tremendous warmth and generosity upon arrival, welcomed with a homemade chili lunch and hand made fur mittens […]

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How Waldorf Overcomes Math Fear with Real-World Problems

Parents and teachers are often concerned about two things:  First, how can we ensure that students will be adequately prepared for what faces them when they leave school? And second, with the apparent rise in the number of students with learning challenges, how can teachers manage to teach the full spectrum of students in their […]

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7 Benefits of Waldorf’s “Writing to Read” Approach

Waldorf Education starts to set the foundation for reading in kindergarten. Learning to read is allowed to evolve for each child in the same form as it evolved from the beginning of humanity: spoken language developed first, then people drew pictures to communicate their ideas, followed by symbols such as hieroglyphics and finally the abstract […]

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