Employment

 

Part-Time Lower School German Teacher

We are seeking a part-time Lower School German Teacher, Grades 1-5, beginning in the 2019-20 school year. (Start date: 7/1/19) The ideal candidate is familiar with the Waldorf approach to language instruction and speaks German at the level of a native speaker; creates strong rapport with students, parents, and colleagues; has well-developed classroom management skills that meet the student in an appropriate manner; and has excellent communication skills. Waldorf certification is preferred.


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A completed application will include: GMWS Application for Teaching Position (see below), a letter of interest, resume, and three references. Please submit to Laura Radefeld, Collegium Chair at lradefeld@gmws.org.

All employees need to pass a background check, including fingerprinting and must possess the legal right to work in the United States.

Green Meadow Waldorf School is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. People of color and others underrepresented in our community are encouraged to apply.


General information for full-time positions

Application for Teaching Position

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Our school's approach provides a setting in which students can develop into independent individuals in a holistic way. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, generous retirement and health insurance contributions, and access to subsidized housing.

Applicants should have an interest in and previous understanding of Waldorf pedagogy and its background in anthroposophy. (Waldorf certification is required for many positions.) We are looking for flexible, enthusiastic colleagues with a sense of humor, who will participate wholeheartedly in the life of the school. Our school encourages professional development through mentoring by master teachers and support for attending conferences and courses.

The successful applicant will be joining a vibrant faculty and be able to partake of the benefits of an established anthroposophical community in suburban New York. Chestnut Ridge is about 20 miles from the cultural offerings and diversity of NYC and close to large state parks. Our school, now in its late sixties, contains an enlivening mix of seasoned, maturing, and newer teachers. The overall enrollment of our school is around 300 students. Our school is accredited by AWSNA and NYSAIS.

Positions will be open for a minimum of two weeks from posted date or until filled.

In addition to being posted on this page, current openings are always posted at Waldorf Today.