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  • Games in Mandarin
    5 June 2023 | 6:30 am
    7 Silverstrand Beach Rd, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
  • Eurythmy
    6 June 2023 | 6:30 am
    7 Silverstrand Beach Rd, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
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    8 June 2023 | 6:30 am
    7 Silverstrand Beach Rd, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
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  • What is Waldorf Education?

    Waldorf education, also known as Steiner education, is an educational philosophy and pedagogical approach that was founded by Austrian philosopher and educator Rudolf Steiner in the early 20th century. Waldorf education emphasizes a holistic approach to learning that seeks to develop the intellectual, creative, and moral capacities of each individual student. At the heart of Waldorf education is the belief that education should be geared towards the needs of the developing child. Waldorf schools focus on nurturing the child's innate sense of wonder and curiosity, and seek to develop their capacity for critical thinking, creativity, and independent judgment. In Waldorf education, the teacher is viewed as a guide and mentor, rather than a lecturer or authoritarian figure. One of the unique aspects of Waldorf education is the emphasis on integrating the arts and practical skills into the curriculum. Students are encouraged to develop their creative abilities through music, visual arts, and drama, and to develop practical skills through activities such as woodworking, gardening, and cooking. Waldorf education also places a strong emphasis on nature and the environment. Students are encouraged to develop a deep connection with nature through outdoor activities and experiences, and are taught to view the natural world with respect and wonder. Another important aspect of Waldorf education is the recognition that each child develops at their own pace, and that each child has unique strengths and challenges. Waldorf schools seek to provide a nurturing and supportive environment that enables each child to develop their full potential. In summary, Waldorf education is a holistic approach to learning that emphasizes the development of the whole child. It seeks to nurture each child's innate sense of wonder and creativity, and to develop their capacity for critical thinking and independent judgment. Through the integration of the arts, practical skills, and a strong connection to nature, Waldorf education seeks to provide a truly transformative educational experience for each student.

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  • Garden House | A Waldorf School Fostering Creativity and Individuality

    "Receive the child in reverence, Educate them in love, Let them go forth in freedom." - Rudolf Steiner We understand choosing a school for your child is one of the many important aspects of being a parent. Let us guide you through the process of discovering why the Waldorf educational experience is best for your child and family. Explore Our Classes Watch Full Video

  • Employment Opportunities at Garden House Waldorf School

    Employment Opportunities Introduction and Background Garden House Expansion Vision and Curriculum Garden House Waldorf Kindergarten was founded in 2008 and is recognized as a Waldorf kindergarten by the International Association for Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE). Garden House Waldorf School was established in September 2021. Current Job Openings Class 1 Teacher (for September 2024) GHT001 Teaching About This Role We are looking for committed teacher for at least 3 years who is Certified Waldorf (Grade) Teacher. If you are: - ready to new experiences and willing to relocate to Hong Kong and commit to a long-term relationship with the students, the community and the school; - creative, adaptable to new environment, with plenty of energy, passionate for children and Waldorf teaching, empathetic and interested in Chinese culture; - looking constantly to grow professionally and personally; - Native English speaker. Qualities required: • Waldorf Teaching Certification with 1-3 years experiences leading a class; • natural love of children and a desire to understand and work with their parents; • enthusiasm, patience, willing to learn new things, supportive of colleagues, clarity and sensitivity of communication with both colleagues and parents; • ability to mix easily; • strong communication and interpersonal skills- approachable for students, parents & colleagues We offer: ~ an attractive remuneration package to passionate teachers, in addition; ~ medical insurance; ~ ongoing opportunities for professional development. Apply Now> Administrative Assistant (Temporary) GHT002 Admin About This Role We are looking for administrative assistant (Temporary) to assistant the administrative activities in school. JOB DUTY: - Responsible for school’s administrative activities include performing reception duties, responding to school emails, ordering stationery, updating database regularly and maintaining appropriate filing systems. - Perform the day-to-day arrival and departure of school bus services and coordinate with bus company. - Perform daily operation on school activities, and coordinate with other parties in school. - Assist in ad-hoc tasks and administrative works as assigned by the Management. QUALIFICATIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIREMENT - Associate Degree/Higher Diploma and Fresh graduate is also welcome - Minimum 1 year working experience, with exposure in administration functions in education sector will be an advantage - Pleasant, Energetic, mature, responsible and self-motivated - Detailed-oriented, well-organised and a good team player who can work independently - Excellent telephone manner and strong communication skills - Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese is essential. Knowledge of Mandarin will be a plus - Proficient in MS Outlook and MS Office, specifically Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Chinese word processing - Immediate availability is an advantage We offer : - an attractive remuneration package and benefits to qualified candidates - medical insurance and dental coverage - ongoing opportunities for professional development Apply Now> Accounting and HR Officer GHT003 Admin About This Role We are looking for Accounting and HR Officer to supporting the accounting and HR affairs in School. JOB DUTY: - Support the management for full set Accounting and prepare monthly management account and breakdowns (Bank Reconciliation, Cash Flow Forecast, Balance Sheet breakdown, etc) - General accounting duties include daily accounting entries - Accounts payable: check invoice, issue cheques, cashflow control - Accounts receivable: issue invoice and receipt, maintain aging report and follow enquires from parents on billing - Provide all-round support in general HR affairs - Payroll calculation including leave pay, attendance record, bonus, compensation, reimbursement - Assist on recruitment for whole school and arrange interviews for the Management - Other ad hoc assignments required by the Management QUALIFICATIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIREMENT - Diploma holder in Business Administration, Accounting or Human Resources or relevant discipline - 1-3 years of full set accounting experience, preferably in educations - Proficient in MS word, Excel with knowledge in accounting software preferred (MYOB) - Team player with sense of responsibility, willing to learn - Good command of written & spoken English and Chinese including Mandarin - Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines - Immediate availability is an advantage We offer : - an attractive remuneration package and benefits to qualified candidates - medical insurance and dental coverage - ongoing opportunities for professional development Apply Now> Part-time Violin Teacher GHT004 Teaching About This Role We are looking a skilled and enthusiastic violin teacher to instruct small classes of third and fourth graders for 2 periods per week from approximately 2:30 pm-3:30 pm. JOB DUTY: - Develop age-appropriate curriculum (in consultation with school). - Create lesson plans. - Communicate with families as needed. - Conduct parent-teacher conferences twice a year as needed or requested by parents. - Write student assessments twice a year. - Help with Class performances as needed. QUALIFICATIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIREMENT - Experience in violin instruction using the Suzuki method (learning to play by ear). - Familiarity with Waldorf Education is a plus. - An enthusiasm and capacity for lifting children onto playing the violin. - Fluent in English with Cantonese advantage. The class is conducted in English and/or Cantonese. This is a part-time position, and the wages will be based on education and experience. Apply Now> In Garden House, you will have the opportunity to be part of a faculty where we look to learn from one another as well as trainers and speakers who travel to Hong Kong. This is how we shape the culture and processes to positively impact on the child development. ​ To apply, please submit to a resume and letter of interest.

  • Admissions Overview | Garden House - A Waldorf School

    Admissions How to Apply Welcome to Garden House Waldorf School. We look forward to helping you learn more about our curriculum approach and philosophy, as well as the outcomes of a Waldorf Education. ​ It may be helpful for you to view our curriculum. This is how the majority of our student placements are considered and it’s based on their DOB. ​ We are committed to making the admissions process smooth for your family. If you find you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly, we are here to help in any way that we can! We look forward to meeting you and your family and welcoming you to our Community! Step 1: Fill in the registration form Complete the online form, our admission officer will contact you shortly. Apply Now Step 2: Admission Interview All admissions to Garden House Waldorf School are subject to an in person meeting together with parents. Current student at Garden House Kindergarten will not require an interview, our teacher will visit these students in their classroom instead. Step 3: Offer and Acceptance You will receive a formal offer letter, Acceptance Form and Terms and Conditions if your child is accepted to Garden House Waldorf School.* Once the acceptance form has been signed and returned, your child's placement will be secured. Step 4: Required Enrolment Documents The following enrolment documents required for completion of your application. - Copy of child’s birth certificate - Copy of child’s passport - Copy of passport of each parent - Copy of child’s HK Permanent Identity Card or valid HK visa - Copy of parent’s HK Identity Card - Most recent official school report - Immunization Record - Other Supporting Document (e.g. speech/language, educational Psychologist Reports, or learning needs evaluations/records) The following enrolment documents must be completed prior to the start of school. - Direct Debit Authorization Form - Photo Release Consent Form - Medical Form (to be completed by a doctor) - Signed Terms and Conditions - Immunization Records - Proof of Address How to Apply: 4 Easy Steps Procedures We accept applications all year round and placements are given based on date of registration. The earlier you register, the higher chance you have of being offered a placement when the time comes. Follow 4 easy steps below for school admissions. Kindergarten Learn More Primary Learn More Book Your Campus Tour Your Name Your Child's Name Email Contact Number Booking Comments Submit Get to Know Garden House We would highly recommend that, whenever possible, all parents/guardians visit us before beginning the admissions process. It is a wonderful way for us to meet our prospective children and their families, and for new families to get a sense of Waldorf education. School tours are available weekly (by appointment); please contact our Admissions Officer at or 2358-1177.

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