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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 looking for the following positions:

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.

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.

Part Time Math Teacher – Fall 2015

The Emerson Waldorf School is looking for a part-time Math teacher. The position would require the teaching of math track classes in both the High School as well as Middle School. Candidates with previous Waldorf teaching experience and/or Waldorf teacher training will be given preference.

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.

High School Teachers in All Subjects for Blocks or Part Time Only - Fall 2015

Do you have a sense that contemporary educational trends are not meeting today’s future adults?

The Emerson Waldorf High School is creating a new program, which will include, on-the-job learning, collaboration with dynamic educators and mentoring by master teachers. We are looking for teachers in all subjects to come and join our new pilot program.

Do you understand that thinking is a living process? Are you able to connect well with teenagers?

If you want to become a part of this next evolution in education, 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.

 

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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.

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Director of Administration

The new Administrator will lead Emerson through its imminent growth and development, actively engage the entire community in a conversation to define and articulate our vision and shepherd our school through the necessary steps towards its implementation. The Administrator will collaborate with the school’s Pedagogical Chair, College of Teachers, Board of Directors, and Parent Organization and supervise a professional administrative staff.


For a more complete job description please send an email to:  ews.search.committee@gmail.com

To apply please send the following documents electronically to ews.search.committee@gmail.com

 In the subject line please put: “Director of Administration application.”

  • A letter of interest and qualification
  • A current résumé
  • A statement of educational philosophy and leadership approach
  • Names and contact information (including email addresses) of three professional references

Your communication will be held in strictest confidence.

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.