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Employment

 

Waldorf School of Princeton is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that hires qualified candidates and does not discriminate on the basis of color, national and ethnic origin or sexual orientation. Job openings are posted throughout the year.

 

Love where you work!  The Waldorf School of Princeton sits on 20 acres of beautifully tended campus, including access to a creek, forest walks, and carefully tended gardens. The campus is within easy reach of the thriving village center of Hopewell and the college town of Princeton. Further afield, New York City, Philadelphia and the Jersey Shore provide endless entertainment at weekends.

 

An Associate Member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America, the Waldorf School of Princeton is committed to providing a rich Waldorf education to all its students, from pre-K through 8th grade. In 2021, the school committed to a nine-year plan to build our school into a beacon for the local community, with a team of dedicated, well-supported, excellent educators at its heart.  We are excited to welcome new members of our team to help us on this journey.

 

Joining the Waldorf School of Princeton, you will find yourself among kindred spirits. Our faculty and staff form a supportive group, working together for the children in our care, encouraging one another to do their best work, and extending grace when we struggle.

 

Teachers who are not familiar with Waldorf education will be supported through the training and professional development needed to deliver our carefully crafted curriculum that meets the developmental needs of each child.

 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Pamela Shafer, Faculty Chair, pshafer@princetonwaldorf.org

Math Tutor

 

The Waldorf School of Princeton is looking for a Math support teacher for the Middle school 

This is a person who gains satisfaction helping students develop confidence through practice and understanding in their math skills. Part of this role is to support the Math teacher in class and otherwise help students individually. The curriculum and daily work is created by the Math teacher and this role is supported by weekly paid meetings together. The pay is $20 per hour, 10 hours per week which can be augmented by recess duties. 

 

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates with life experiences less well represented in the independent school sector.

 

Interested? Please send your resume and cover letter to Pamela Shafer, Faculty Chair, pshafer@princetonwaldorf.org



 

Lower Grades School Teacher for August 2022 start

The Waldorf School of Princeton is searching for a lower grades class teacher for the 2022/23 school year.

 

Waldorf Teachers have the opportunity to serve the individuality of their students and create their own lesson plans within the curriculum. The Waldorf curriculum has existed for over 100 years and is grounded in child development so it meets the needs, both academically and socially, of the children and serves as a guide and support to them as they mature. If you are a person who is interested in how to incorporate music, art, and movement into your lessons, the experience of teaching at our school can be equally rich for both teacher and student.

 

Our school is all in-person and was open throughout 2020-21 with no in-school transmissions of Covid-19.  Each grade has a classroom under a tent with handmade furniture and a beautiful indoor classroom meeting safety guidelines.

 

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree and have classroom experience with younger students. Ideal candidates have a Waldorf teaching certification or are in their teacher training presently. A person who is newer to Waldorf Education must be ready to begin training immediately and have a willingness to learn the methods and philosophy that make Waldorf a unique education. Mentoring and professional development will be provided.

 

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates with life experiences less well represented in the independent school sector.

 

Our teaching salary scale for 2022-23 ranges from $46,800 to $80,000 depending on experience, and skills offered. We provide means-tested tuition remission of up to 90%, and a generous package of benefits.

 

Detailed job description

 

Interested? Please send your resume and cover letter to Pamela Shafer, Faculty Chair, pshafer@princetonwaldorf.org


 

Experienced Middle School Teacher for August 2022 start

We are seeking an experienced Middle School Waldorf teacher to help form a team of teachers whose work is centered in the upper grades. This person would be a class teacher as well as teach in an area of their expertise and interest. As part of a committed strategic plan to build our middle school, we are building a team teaching model where each teacher teaches to their strengths and carries the students through their middle school experience in a specific area such as the sciences, history, language arts, etc.

 

Candidates should be familiar with the benchmarks of a Waldorf middle school curriculum and have the ability to support newer teachers in curricular matters. Awareness of the growth and developmental experiences of this age group are equally important, as well as an ability to help young people problem-solve and work through interpersonal issues. Ideal candidates will have taught middle school grades in a Waldorf School for at least five years.

 

If you are interested in shaping a program and working closely with a team of talented and dedicated teachers, you belong at the Waldorf School of Princeton. 

 

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates with life experiences less well represented in the independent school sector.

 

Our teaching salary scale for 2022-23  for teachers with this level of experience ranges from $53,733 to $80,000 depending on experience, and skills offered. We provide means-tested tuition remission of up to 90%, and a generous package of benefits.

 

Detailed job description

 

Interested? Please send your resume and cover letter to Pamela Shafer, Faculty Chair, pshafer@princetonwaldorf.org

 

Early Childhood Assistant 

The Waldorf School of Princeton is looking for part-time Early Childhood assistant(s) for the 2021-2022 school year, beginning August 2020. This role will  support the Early Childhood students in collaboration with the lead teacher, and provide safe space, supervision of the students, both inside and outside as needed. The ideal candidate will have experience working with young children, and have an interest in Waldorf Education. 

 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Faculty Chair Pamela Shafer at pshafer@princetonwaldorf.org.

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” —Albert Einstein