Waldorf School of Princeton

 

1062 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ 08540   |   609-466-1970   |   Contact Us

New Jersey's only Waldorf school, honoring families from toddlerhood through eighth grade

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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.


We offer a competitive salary, plus a health insurance plan and tuition remission for qualified employees.

Admissions Coordinator 

The Waldorf School of Princeton is looking to hire a part-time hourly Admissions Coordinator to start immediately.

 

The Admissions Coordinator cultivates and nurtures relationships with prospective Waldorf School of Princeton families, parents, and students in order to identify and enroll good candidates for admission and retention. The core responsibility of this role is to guide families through the admissions process from their first inquiry through their child’s first day of school as an enrolled WSP student. This individual would take part in our Admissions events on campus, and work with our Administration to help grow our school. Our ideal candidate has excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience with technology (Microsoft Office, Google Drive are required, knowledge of admission software a plus). This person is organized and thrives in a collaborative work environment. 

 

Interested candidates should send an email to communications@princetonwaldorf.org to learn more about the position and how to apply.

Gardening Assistant 

Job Title                     Part Time Non-Exempt Gardening Assistant

 

Department               Faculty

           

Revision Date            Jan 14, 2020

 

Position Overview

Provide Assistance to Gardening program with the students of Waldorf School of Princeton, aligned with the school’s mission and strategic plan.

As a member of The Waldorf School Association of the Princeton Area (“the School”) faculty, I will join and support a group of teachers and administrators who work with the indications given by Rudolf Steiner for education, organizational and inner development.  Particular emphasis is placed on academic, social, artistic, developmental and spiritual goals, classroom management and appearance, lesson preparation, report writing, parent and colleague relations and self-development as a teacher and human being.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

Garden and Property Care

8 hours/week during 14 weeks of spring, beginning the first week in March and ending the second week of June. Time required is from 11 am to 3 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the school garden, tools and equipment, storage barn, and seasonal activities

  • Also serve as campus steward for all cultivated and natural areas

 

Teaching

Assist the lead teacher to guide grade school students in all aspects of garden propagation, planting, cultivation, and general maintenance.

 

  • Be prepared to lead a subset of students during class – with a gardening, cooking, craft, or other educational activity

  • Assist with recycling and composting program

  • Support the teacher’s goal to develop students’ interest in the plants and garden life

  • Model respect for the land and for others, maintain discipline and timeliness, and inspire enthusiasm for learning

 

 Further Duties

  1. Assisting with care or beautification throughout the campus

  2. Willingness to assist as requested for the greater good of WSP

 

Physical Requirement

  1. Requires walking, digging, kneeling, sitting and standing for periods of time

  2. Bending, squatting and lifting up to 30 pounds

  3. Exposure to intense heat and extreme cold

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a letter of interest, resume, and three references to communications@princetonwaldorf.org.

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