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Early Childhood Nursery Assistant Teacher

Date Posted: April 3, 2024

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to employment@washingtonwaldorf.org, attn: Claudia Berg.

No phone calls, please.

Job Description

The Washington Waldorf School is seeking an assistant teacher to support our Children’s Garden Nursery classroom (3 year olds), beginning with the 2024-2025 school year. 

This is a part-time hourly position from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Morning Assistants will have periodic meetings to attend at the start and end of the school year, and will also meet regularly with the lead teacher in their assigned classroom.  Opportunities to substitute in Children’s Garden classes at other times may be possible.  “Sick & Safe” leave is provided on a pro-rated basis, but no other benefits are provided.          

Primary duties include:

  • Assisting the Children’s Garden Nursery lead teacher in classroom set up and clean up, class activities, and supervising the children.

 Requirements for the position include:

  • Experience working with young children
  • Familiarity or strong interest in Waldorf education
  • Ability to meet Maryland Office of Child Care licensing requirements, including completion of yearly continuing education credits, and ability to pass a comprehensive Maryland criminal background check. 
  • Completion of OCC 90 hour training or equivalent. WWS provides assistance for the 90 hour course fees for new hires.

A bachelor’s degree and training in Waldorf early childhood education are preferred. Otherwise, we seek an assistant who is enthusiastic, energetic, and patient, with a strong commitment to Waldorf education and a desire to grow as a teacher.