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Emerson Waldorf School (EWS), set on fifty-four wooded acres, was founded in 1984 and offers grades N-12. EWS became a full member of AWSNA in 1998 and is accredited by NCAIS and SAIS. The Research Triangle Area of North Carolina, Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, is growing rapidly and is situated midway between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic coast. Please visit our Relocation Info page to learn more about the area.  Teaching at Emerson Waldorf School in Chapel Hill, NC offers many rewards, such as:

Classes- A large, vibrant early childhood program feeds healthy-sized classes.
School- A full, well rounded Waldorf education, nursery through 12th grade.  Full AWSNA member school and current SAIS/SACS accreditation.
Campus- A spacious 54 acres of woods, meadow and gentle hills.  Includes a 20+ acre farm.
Colleagues- Experienced faculty share a warm collegiality and a healthy engagement in cooperative leadership.
Benefits- Competitive salary and outstanding benefits with full tuition remission for children of full time employees.
Governance- Solid governance structure, with clear means for sharing authority between administration, board and college.
Anthroposophy- A strong local anthroposophical society offers study groups, First Class group, Foundation Studies and festival activities.  Two local biodynamic farms, a local anthroposophical doctor and a Christian Community.
Location- Midway between the North Carolina mountains and the Atlantic coast.  An economically strong region known for its cutting-edge research facilities.
Community- Rural farmlands, friendly small-towns, suburban neighborhoods and urban dwellings are all no more than an easy 20-minute drive.
Culture- We are home to five major universities and a rich cultural life including a world class symphony, opera company, dance festival, theater companies and museums.

We are currently hiring:

High School Physical Science and/or Life Science Teacher

The Emerson Waldorf High School is seeking enthusiastic and capable Physical Science and/or Life Science teachers for the 2016/17 school year. The ideal candidate will be familiar with a phenomena-based approach to Science teaching and either have Waldorf teaching experience or currently be enrolled in Waldorf High School Science training. Less experienced candidates with a genuine interest in working in this manner will also be considered.

In addition to teaching Science Main Lessons and Science electives or tracks, responsibilities will also include the teaching of some additional Math courses as well as class sponsorship and advisor duties.

The Emerson Waldorf School is committed to providing its students with a solid Science program, grounded in the best pedagogical practices.

If you are interested in joining our exceptional faculty, please email your resume and cover letter, brief biographical sketch, and three references to:

Kelley Wiley, Communications Director, emersonian@emersonwaldorf.org
Emerson Waldorf School
6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill, North Carolina  27516 | 919-967-1858 x113.

 

Part-time College Guidance Counselor


Our ideal candidate will have experience in the fields of college admissions counseling or high school counseling and a solid grasp of current college admission policies and procedures. We will require that this person have excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills, good computer skills and the ability to work in collaboration with a faculty of teachers. An understanding of the Waldorf Educational philosophy will be helpful.

If you are interested in joining our exceptional faculty, please email your resume and cover letter, brief biographical sketch, and three references to:

Kelley Wiley, Communications Director, emersonian@emersonwaldorf.org
Emerson Waldorf School
6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill, North Carolina  27516 | 919-967-1858 x113.

Learning Support

The Emerson Waldorf School is planning an upcoming hire and is currently collecting resumes for trained, experienced educational support teachers such as extra lesson teachers, curative eurythmists, learning support specialists.  We are also potentially seeking an anthroposophical medical practitioner and/or school counselor experienced in social inclusion.  Part time and full time applicants will be considered.

If you are interested in joining our exceptional faculty, please email your resume and cover letter, brief biographical sketch, and three references to:

Kelley Wiley, Communications Director, emersonian@emersonwaldorf.org
Emerson Waldorf School
6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill, North Carolina  27516 | 919-967-1858 x113.


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Starting full time salary at EWS is $35,000 annually with generous annual teaching experience increments, health benefits and full tuition remission for children of full time salaried employees.  EWS offers a full Waldorf education, nursery through 12th grade, and is an AWSNA full member school, and accredited with SAIS/SACS.  Experienced, strong faculty share warm collegiality and a healthy understanding of cooperative leadership.

If you are interested in joining our exceptional faculty, please email your resume and cover letter, brief biographical sketch, and three references to:

Kelley Wiley, Communications Director, emersonian@emersonwaldorf.org
Emerson Waldorf School
6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill, North Carolina  27516 | 919-967-1858 x113.

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The Emerson Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its education policies, admissions policies, tuition adjustment program, athletic, or other school-administered programs.