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.
Eurythmy Teacher (posted April 1, 2014)
The Washington Waldorf School is seeking a full-time trained pedagogical eurythmist to teach eurythmy to children from kindergarten through grade twelve. Responsibilities will include fifteen classes per week, carried in partnership with a veteran experienced eurythmist. Mentoring assistance and support will be provided and a piano accompanist is made available for classes. Frequent opportunities exist for performing, guiding more advanced groups and individuals, and giving workshops for parents and staff.
Interested applicants will demonstrate a commitment to the Waldorf educational philosophy and be able to work in a school community with flexibility and patience. Capacities and interests in working with the theater department and drama presentations are a plus. A minimum of one year of experience teaching eurythmy to elementary aged children 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.
Our school, founded in 1969, is located in Bethesda, MD, just outside of Washington, DC overlooking the Potomac River. We are a well-established, vibrant Waldorf school with fully developed curriculum and programs. We have wonderful and enthusiastic students and a strong parent body. Our school is in close proximity to rich historical and cultural offerings, yet a short drive away from mountains and ocean. We welcome your interest.
Timing for beginning employment will be determined with the applicant. Please submit letter of intent and resume to Marie Maurer, HR Associate, by email or regular mail to Washington Waldorf School, 4800 Sangamore Road, Bethesda, MD 20816. No phone calls please.