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 looking for the following positions:
Early Childhood Teacher
The Emerson Waldorf School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is seeking a lead Early Childhood Teacher. The Early Childhood teacher will be responsible for a class of young children and will work closely with the other Early Childhood staff to establish and maintain the EC program. Responsibilities include parent work, attending faculty meetings, working on pedagogical administration committees, and outreach and enrollment activities. Job requirements include Waldorf teacher education certification or accepted equivalent experience. We ask that our applicants have an anthroposophical understanding of child development and an ability to create an age-appropriate environment in which children flourish.
Seeking Part Time College Guidance Counselor Starting August 2014
The Emerson Waldorf High School is looking for a 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 and the ability to communicate this effectively will be helpful and important.
Full Time PE/Movement Teacher Starting August 2014
We are seeking a confident, dynamic PE / Movement teacher to join our faculty. Part of this full time job will be as the Middle School and High School Athletics Director. We hire teachers with Waldorf training or similar experience who demonstrate a passion for teaching out of anthroposophy, a deep love for children and who aspire to working in a highly cooperative atmosphere.
Seeking Full Time First Grade Teacher Starting August 2014
We are seeking a confident, dynamic teacher to join our faculty. The successful applicant will have Waldorf training or similar experience and demonstrate a passion for teaching out of anthroposophy, with a deep love for children and a willingness to work in a cooperative atmosphere.
Full Time High School Physical Science and Math Teacher - Fall 2014
Emerson Waldorf School is seeking a Full time high school teacher. Teaching responsibilities include main lesson blocks and electives in Chemistry and Physics, as well as some Math track classes. We will also expect this teacher to participate in all aspects of running a Waldorf High School. We are looking for a candidate with Waldorf teacher training or similar experience; who demonstrates a passion for teaching out of Anthroposophy. Candidates must possess an undergraduate or advanced degree in Science. A solid foundation in computer technology and/or any creative strengths will be an added advantage.
Full Time High School History Teacher 2014-15 School Year
Emerson Waldorf School is seeking a Full time history/humanities high school teacher. Teaching responsibilities include main lesson blocks, track classes, and electives. We are looking for a candidate with Waldorf teacher training who can create a picture of the evolution of the human being through history for the students, who can work cooperatively with a dedicated team and has a love for teenagers. Candidates must possess an undergraduate or advanced degree in history.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Emerson Waldorf School
6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 | 919-967-1858 x13.
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.