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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:

Seeking Full Time Third Grade Teacher Starting August 2016

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.

Emerson Waldorf School has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multi-culturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment.

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 to 3/4 Time German Teacher - Fall 2016

Emerson Waldorf School is currently seeking an enthusiastic and experienced part time teacher of German for classes in our Lower Grades 1 - 8, to begin the Fall of 2016.  Preference given to teachers with Waldorf training who demonstrate a passion for teaching, a deep love for children and who aspire to work in a highly cooperative atmosphere.  The ideal candidate will also be a native German speaker.
 
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 Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516; 919-967-1858 x113

 

Part-Time Math Specialist Teacher

The Emerson Waldorf School is seeking a part-time Math specialist teacher. The position would require the teaching of math track classes in our 6th and 7th grades and High School.  Candidates should have a genuine enthusiasm for teaching and a love of inspiring students.  Preference given to candidates with previous Waldorf teaching experience and/or Waldorf teacher training. 

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. 

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

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

 

High School Spanish Teacher PLUS (0.65 to 0.75 FTE)

Emerson Waldorf School is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced teacher of Spanish for our High School who can join our faculty.  In addition to teaching Spanish to grades 9th - 12th, the candidate will teach other subjects or perform administrative duties depending on their background and experience.   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.  Preference given to candidates with Waldorf training and experience or an interest in pursing training.

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.

 

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.

Emerson Waldorf School has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multi-culturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment.

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 Specialist / Extra Lesson Teacher - 3/4 to Full Time

Emerson Waldorf School located in Chapel Hill, NC seeks a Learning Support Specialist to provide student and teacher support in areas related to Extra Lesson and remedial needs in coordination with our faculty and to coordinate the Learning Support Program.  The Learning Support Specialist must be adept at balancing their time between student / classroom support, parent and faculty communication, recordkeeping and other administrative tasks.  Preference is given to candidates who have completed Waldorf Remedial / Extra Lesson Training and hold a Waldorf Teaching Certificate and Bachelor’s degree.

Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Provide Extra Lesson to students and groups with an emphasis on early grades.
  • Ongoing development and oversight of Emerson’s Learning Support program for K-12th students.  Chair of Student Support Team.
  • Support the Admissions process by providing assessment for applicants and check-ins for new students
  • Screenings for rising 1st grade students and resulting reports
  • General assessments and resulting reports for 2nd grade students
  • Development, documentation and oversight of Student Support Plans for students in Grades 1-12.
  • Liaison between parents, teachers and local school districts regarding diagnostic testing
  • Maintain updated referral list of local practitioners for families and faculty
  • Collaborative and cooperative work with private tutors

Emerson Waldorf School has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multi-culturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment.

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.

Emerson Waldorf School has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multi-culturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment.

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.