The Washington Waldorf School employs teachers with a love of students and teaching. We seek teachers with experience and training in Waldorf education and an abiding interest in the foundational philosophy of the school. We also welcome teachers new to Waldorf education if they have a serious interest in developing themselves as Waldorf teachers. Specific qualifications for positions will be listed with individual job postings.
The Washington Waldorf School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Kindergarten Assistant Teacher (Posted December 21, 2016)
WWS is seeking an Assistant Teacher for one of our 5 day mixed age Kindergartens. The ideal candidate will have a B.A. degree and a strong interest in Waldorf education and/or experience working in an Early Childhood center. WWS is a fully accredited Waldorf School offering programs from infancy through grade 12.
This is an hourly position, approximately 27 hours a week, and does not include benefits. If you are interested in joining our outstanding Early Childhood faculty, please send a resume, cover letter, and brief biographical sketch by email or by mail to WWS, 4800 Sangamore Road, Bethesda, MD 20816, Attn: Steve Smith. No phone calls please.
First Grade Teacher for 2017-2018 (Posted December 1, 2016)
WWS is seeking a First Grade Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year to begin in July of 2017. Candidates must have a four-year college degree and Waldorf Elementary Certification.
WWS offers a full Waldorf education, from forest kindergarten and nursery through 12th grade, and is an AWSNA and AIMS accredited school. Typical class size ranges from 16-25 students. We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits with full tuition remission for children of full time salaried employees. If you would like to join our exceptional faculty, please submit a resume and cover letter, brief biographical sketch, and three references to Marie Maurer by email or by mail to: Washington Waldorf School 4800 Sangamore Road, Bethesda, MD, 20816, attn. Marie Maurer. No phone calls, please.
Grade 9 Algebra Adjunct Teacher (Posted September 2, 2016)
WWS is seeking an adjunct teacher for Grade 9 algebra. The adjunct will teach one section (approx. 6-12 students) of Algebra 1 course for grade 9, using the textbook Making Math Meaningful: A 9th Grade Workbook, by Jamie York, http://www.jamieyorkpress.com/making-math-meaningful-a-9th-grade-workbook/.
Teacher will form his/her own lesson plans, and colleagues will be available for consultation. Class hours are: Mondays 11:45-12:30; Tuesdays 2:05-2:50; Wednesdays 10:55-11:40; Thursdays 2:05-2:50. Payment is $40 per class session; $15/ hour for any school meeting(s), which will be arranged as-needed by mutual agreement. Grades and narrative reports describing course and student progress are due in January and June; simple interim report required if a student earning below a “C.” Requirements include a minimum of Bachelor’s degree, teaching experience, and background check (performed at hire) required. Experience working with adolescents and background in Waldorf education preferred. Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.