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.
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 work, 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.
Afternoon Assistant (Posted October 31, 2018)
WWS is seeking one assistant for the Kindergarten afternoon program. Candidates will have experience working with children, be familiar with Waldorf education, and meet, or be willing to meet, OCC licensing requirements, including yearly continuing education credits. This is a part-time, hourly position with hours from approximately 12:50-3:10 p.m., Monday-Friday, with occasional additional meetings. Opportunities to substitute in Children's Garden classes at other times may be possible. Duties include setting up the room before and after rest, assisting a lead teacher in rest time, and supervising children during outdoor time and crafts. To apply please email a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com, attn. Steve Smith. No phone calls, please.
Middle School Basketball Coach (Posted October 17, 2018)
WWS is seeking a Middle School basketball coach. The 2018-2019 season runs from November 3 to February 28, with approximately 20 practices and 20 games, mostly on school days between 3 and 6 p.m., with occasional weekend games or practices. Basketball coaching or middle school teaching, as well as familiarity with Waldorf education is preferred. Applicants must be able to pass a Maryland criminal background check, and drive a school bus, which requires a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Compensation for the season is $2000. To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, attn: Steve Smith. No phone calls please.
Math Support Teacher (Posted June 4, 2018)
WWS is seeking a part-time math support specialist for the academic school year of 2018-2019, beginning in September 2018. The position includes providing after-school math homework support for students in grades 5-8, Monday through Friday from 3-4 p.m. The candidate will work closely together with the math skills teacher and the class teachers of these grades. The position is paid hourly for a total 5 hours per week.
Bachelor's degree required. Interest in Waldorf education and experience with the Waldorf math curriculum are preferred. Please email resume and letter of interest to email@example.com, attn: Steve Smith. No phone calls, please.