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.

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.

Third Grade Teacher for 2018-2019 School Year (Posted December 14, 2017)

WWS is seeking a Third Grade Class Teacher, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year. 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.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to employment@washingtonwaldorf.org or by mail to: Washington Waldorf School 4800 Sangamore Road, Bethesda, MD, 20816, attn. Steve Smith. No phone calls, please.

High School Science & Math Teacher (Posted October 6, 2017)

WWS is seeking a full-time High School science and math teacher beginning in fall 2018.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree or higher. Advanced degree, high school teaching experience, and Waldorf teaching credentials are preferred. If coming without Waldorf teaching credentials, applicant will be required to participate in additional professional development / Waldorf training.

Duties include teaching some or all of the following science courses

  • Main Lesson Blocks (classes daily for 3-4 weeks)
    • Grade 9 Organic Chemistry
    • Grade 9 Anatomy
    • Grade 9 Geology
    • Grade 10 Physiology and Embryology
    • Grade 10 Acids, Bases and Salts
    • Grade 11 Atomic Chemistry
    • Grade 11 Botany
    • Grade 12 Zoology
  • Quarter-long Courses (classes 3/ week for 9-10 weeks)
    • Grade 9 Health
    • Grade 11 Cell Biology

One or more of the following year-long math skills courses

  • Grade 9 Algebra
  • Grade 10 Geometry
  • Grade 11 Pi & Trigonometry

And possibly a whole high school elective.

In addition, full-time faculty responsibilities include the following:

  • Classroom teaching, including class preparation and grading
  • Work with adolescents with a variety of learning styles and different levels of skill and ability
  • Advise up to 10 students (includes parent meetings, college recommendations)
  • Sponsor a class (includes parent evenings, class activities, weekly class forums)
  • Curriculum development
  • Professional development / Waldorf training
  • Faculty meetings and committees
  • Participate in planning and chaperoning student trips/activities (includes week-long trips in May, possibly a week-long trip in September, school dances, field trips)
  • Attend and assist in school events and fundraising
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and parents
  • Manage and maintain classroom(s) / physical spaces, equipment and supplies.

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to employment@washingtonwaldorf.org, attn: Steve Smith. No phone calls please.