Employment

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:

Part Time Math Specialist to Work with grades 6 & 7

 

Part Time Early Childhood Assistant

EWS is seeking a Part Time Early Childhood Assistant.  This hourly position is Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. with an occasional additional hour or so per week as needed by our program.  We are looking for an individual who shares our love of children and is enthusiastic about helping out in various capacities to support our early childhood program.  The ideal candidate must be willing to complete the NC Early Childhood Credentials and take yearly continuing education courses.

High School Spanish Teaching Position (10 hours per week)

Emerson Waldorf School is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced teacher of Spanish.   The selected applicant will have demonstrated a passion for teaching adolescents, an ability to teach students of differing abilities, sound classroom management skills, and an aspiration to work in a highly cooperative atmosphere.

Seeking Full Time Fourth 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.

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 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.

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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 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.