Employment

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.

5th Grade Teacher (Posted May 15, 2015)

WWS is accepting applications for a Class Teacher position for the rising 5th grade for 2015-2016. We are seeking applicants who will have completed Waldorf teacher training certification courses by the fall of 2015. Significant classroom experience with the upper grades is a plus. Applicants should submit a resume, brief biographical sketch, and letter of intention by email by May 27. No phone calls please.

Admissions Office Assistant (Posted May 6, 2015)

WWS is currently accepting applications for an Admissions Office Assistant.

Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to
• Answering incoming calls and responding to admission inquiries
• Scheduling parent visits
• Preparing applicant files
• Creating files, copying, and filling

Qualifications
• Strong attention to detail
• Responsible, Personable, Dependable
• Strong Organizational Skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Multi-tasking while staying efficient and organized

Proficiency in Excel spreadsheets required and two years of relevant work experience are preferred. Must be available for summer work. 20 hours/week, $15/hour.

Position is available immediately. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by email. No phone calls please.

Middle School Art Teacher (Posted May 6, 2015)

WWS is seeking an experienced artist to teach 5 hours per week of art in grades 6-8 for the 2015-2016 school year. Applicant should have experience drawing with graphite, pastel, charcoal, color pencil and painting with watercolor and ink. Their artistic skills should include: calligraphy, the use of shading and shadows to create form and three-dimensional shapes, strong abilities with regard to portrait drawing and the features of the human head, perspective drawing and working with one and two-point perspective and drawing landscapes and how to use color perspective. Candidates should prepare a portfolio of sample work and will be asked to teach a sample lesson. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by email no later than May 20. No phone calls please.