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Employment Opportunities

WSA currently has 3 open positions:

 

Grade 1 Class Teacher for 2018-2019 Academic Year

 

Qualifications and Benefits:

 

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Additionally, Waldorf teacher training and classroom experience are preferred. We are seeking individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, healthy parent/teacher relationships, self-development, and collegial collaboration. Full-time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and benefits that include dental, vision and long term disability insurance, tuition remission, mentoring, and financial support for professional development.

 

To Apply:

 

Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee at jobs@waldorfatlanta.org (Subject line: Teacher Search).

 

 

Grade 6 Class Teacher for 2018-2019 Academic Year

 

Qualifications and Benefits:

 

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Additionally, Waldorf teacher training and classroom experience are preferred. We are seeking individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, healthy parent/teacher relationships, self-development, and collegial collaboration. Full-time teachers enjoy a competitive salary and benefits that include dental, vision and long term disability insurance, tuition remission, mentoring, and financial support for professional development.

 

 

To Apply:

 

Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee at jobs@waldorfatlanta.org (Subject line: Teacher Search).

 

 

Pedagogical Chair

 

The Waldorf School of Atlanta is pleased to announce an opening for Pedagogical Chair for the 2017-2018 school year. The Pedagogical Chair position is one part of our three-person Leadership Team. Working closely with the Community Chair and the school’s Administrator, the Pedagogical Chair plans and implements the pedagogical objectives as they align with the Mission of the school, ensuring the highest quality education for our students. This person holds the “big” pedagogical picture and works with the faculty to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Waldorf curriculum and the children.

 

Our ideal candidate is an experienced Waldorf teacher with enthusiasm, creativity, and proven collaborative leadership capabilities. Ideally, this person should have served in a leadership capacity in a school faculty and have actively participated in a Waldorf school’s College of Teachers and/or Board of Trustees. The ideal candidate should enjoy mentoring and coaching and welcome the opportunity to serve other teachers in a supporting capacity. This person should be process-oriented, and have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Our ideal candidate will have teaching experience in first through eighth grades and an administrative background. Strong verbal and written communication and creative problem solving skills are essential. We seek an individual who is committed to the fullest development of the curriculum, the health of our teachers and the continued study of Anthroposophy as the spiritual foundation of Waldorf education.

 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY INCLUDE:

  • Oversee all WSA programs to ensure pedagogical quality, consistency, and student success
  • Support teachers in their ongoing professional development
  • Provide leadership and support clear communication regarding WSA programs and policies
  • Ensure support for Strategic Plan and Accreditation reviews
  • Serve as an official school representative at school events

This is a fulltime position with a competitive salary and full benefits package. A more detailed job description will be provided during the interview process or upon request. Please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Pedagogical Chair Search Committee at jobs@waldorfatlanta.org (Subject line: Pedagogical Chair).

 

Our School and Community:

Founded in 1986 as a preschool/kindergarten program, The Waldorf School of Atlanta graduated its first eighth grade class in 2000. We offer preschool to grade eight education for approximately 240 students, including Spanish, Eurythmy, Movement Education (Spatial Dynamics and Eurythmy), Music (Recorder, Strings, Chorus, Drumming), Handwork, Woodwork, Practical Arts, and Sports Programs. Our parent/child program warmly introduces young families to Waldorf education. The school is fully accredited by four local and national accrediting bodies - NAIS, AdvancED, NCPSA, and AWSNA.

Our experienced and creative faculty work closely with an active and dedicated Board of Trustees and a committed and talented parent community. An established Core Faculty with years of Waldorf experience share a strong commitment to studying and working with Rudolf Steiner’s picture of the developing child.