The Washington Waldorf School employs teachers with a love of students and teaching. We seek teachers and staff 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.
Lower School Assistants & Substitute (Posted July 16, 2019)
WWS is seeking the following assistants/substitutes in the Lower School:
Substitute Teacher, available 5 days per week from 10:30-3:30. This teacher will also support math in the 4th and 5th grades for 5 hours total per week.
Grade 3 Assistant, available 8 hours per week for in-class time and 2.5 hours/week for before school care.
After School Math Support, available 5 days per week from 3-4 p.m., plus 1 hour meeting time with math/class teachers.
Requirements for all these positions include a bachelors degree, some experience working with grade school aged students, and ability to pass a Maryland criminal background check. Waldorf experience is preferred. Depending on the person, some of these positions could be combined.
To apply for any of these positions, please email a resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org, attn: Steve Smith.
Grade 1 Assistant (Posted June 3, 2019)
WWS is seeking a Teaching Assistant for the incoming first grade class, beginning in September 2019. This is an hourly position for approximately 18-21 hours per week, generally mornings from Monday through Friday and potentially on Wednesday afternoons. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree and familiarity with Waldorf education. In addition, the position requires patience, flexibility and the ability to follow directions from the Class Teacher. Applicants with Waldorf training or Waldorf classroom experience will be preferred.
To apply please email a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com or attn. Steve Smith. No phone calls, please.
Eurythmist (re-posted November 1, 2018)
WWS is seeking a full-time trained pedagogical eurythmist to teach eurythmy to children in a variety of grades reaching from kindergarten to high school. Responsibilities will include teaching 14 to 16 classes per week. A piano accompanist is made available for all classes. Frequent opportunities are available for performing, guiding more advanced groups and individuals, and giving workshops for parents and staff.
Additional expectations for full-time employees include weekly full faculty and department meetings, committee rk, attendance during school functions, and possible curricular trips and activities.
Interested applicants will demonstrate a commitment to the Waldorf education and be able to work in a school community with flexibility and patience. Interest in working with the theater department and drama presentations are a plus. A minimum of one year of experience teaching eurythmy is preferred. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, creative, and loving with students in addition to having an ability to work well with colleagues, administration, and parents.
This is a full-time position with benefits, including health insurance, retirement (after 1 year of employment), disability insurance, dental reimbursement, and tuition remission.
Please email a letter of intent and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to Washington Waldorf School, 4800 Sangamore Road, Bethesda, MD 20816, attn. Steve Smith.