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Middle School English and Humanities Teacher 

Date Posted: April 10, 2023

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 experienced Middle School English teacher effective July 2023.

Teaching responsibilities include:

  • Work pedagogically and connect to middle school students in weekly track English classes.
  • Create curriculum in alignment with the current WWS scope and sequence.
  • Work collaboratively with main lesson teachers to support and/or lead main lesson blocks.
  • Organize and deliver lessons with clarity and friendliness.
  • Demonstrate experience in Waldorf pedagogy and interest in Waldorf professional development.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Lesson preparation and grading.
  • Faculty meetings and committee work.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Professional development and Waldorf training.
  • Communicate and meet with parents.
  • Help in planning and chaperoning student trips & activities (including day and overnight trips and school dances).
  • Attend and assist in school events.
  • Manage and maintain classrooms, physical spaces, equipment and supplies.

Skills & Qualities include:

  • Ability to connect with middle school students.
  • Developmentally knowledgeable.
  • Ability to differentiate lessons and teaching.
  • Partner with colleagues to care for students.
  • Command of subject, good at spelling and broadly read.
  • Experienced with Waldorf pedagogy.
  • Innovative and creative.
  • Well organized.

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

This is a full-time salaried position that combines weekly track classes and main lesson blocks.

This position offers our full benefits package, which includes health, disability, and life insurance; dental reimbursement; retirement plan (after 1 year of employment); optional dental, vision, and illness/accident insurance; professional development support; and tuition remission for the teacher’s children attending WWS.

Washington Waldorf is committed to building a more diverse and inclusive faculty, and we welcome applications from all interested individuals.