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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:

Part Time Handwork Assistant for Grades 1-4

We are seeking a part-time Handwork Assistant to Mrs. Ziegler for the 2017-18 school year.  Candidates should enjoy working with students age 7-10 and preferably be handwork savvy.  The Grade 1-4 Handwork Curriculum includes knit, crochet, cross-stitch and embroidery.  The position is paid by the class and classes over the coming year are on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 11:05am and 3:15pm.

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

 

Grades Classroom Assistant for 2-year Teacher-in-Training Position

We are seeking a Grades Classroom Assistant beginning in August 2017 for two years. This position is three-quarter time and supports the Lead Class Teachers both in the classroom and outside at recesses.

The Grades Classroom Assistant must work closely with the Lead Teachers to promote an exemplary educational program and maintain a positive learning environment. This includes partnering with the Lead Teachers and taking the Lead Teachers’ place when needed as a substitute and modeling meaningful work harmoniously with the Lead Teachers. The Grades Classroom Assistant must help the Lead Teachers foster and maintain a classroom environment that honors emotional safety, empathy, honesty and respect.

As part of this role the Grades Classroom Assistant will receive three summers of training at Sunbridge Institute in Chestnut Ridge NY, beginning with the next available cohort. The full cost of training including transportation and accommodation will be paid for by Emerson Waldorf School. The intention of this position is that upon completion of two academic years of assisting and three summers of training, the Grades Classroom Assistant would be offered a full-time teaching position in the Grades. However, an offer of employment is not guaranteed.

The successful applicant will have an interest in Waldorf education and demonstrate a desire to learn to teach out of anthroposophy, with a deep love for children and a willingness to work in a cooperative atmosphere. We value excellent communication skills, as well as an understanding of child development. We seek a colleague who is committed to building strong collegial relationships, and one who is committed to self- development.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•    Helping with setting up and arranging the classroom each morning; helping with cleanup.
•    Assisting and supporting the Lead Teachers when children arrive each morning, during class, snack, and recess.
•    Being an attentive and helpful presence for the Lead Teachers and the children.
•    Helping children to help themselves as they get prepared during transitions, work with their materials, do bookwork, etc. This may involve correcting pencil grip, making certain children are sitting correctly in their seats, etc.
•    Joining in and participating in some classroom activities, speech work, flute work, etc.
•    Serving as another set of “eyes” for the Lead Teachers, observing children on all levels – academically, physically, socially, etc.
•    Working with students individually who need extra help as directed by the Lead
•    Teachers.
•    Assisting in classroom management as needed, including assisting in resolving behavioral/social disputes.
•    Helping to supervise recess duty, learning how the Lead Teachers work with the class during free play and then assuming more leadership responsibilities during the course of the year.
•    Supervising children when needed.
•    Taking over leadership of the class to cover for the Lead Teachers when they are out.
•    Meeting regularly with the Lead Teachers.

We offer a rich Waldorf curriculum that includes world language (Spanish), handwork, art, woodworking, orchestra, band, blacksmithing, singing, Eurythmy, movement and gardening on our biodynamic farm.

Emerson Waldorf School has a commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment. We do not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, parental status, familial status, national origin, age, and disability. People of color and others underrepresented in our community are encouraged to apply. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for employment to all applicants.

EWS offers a competitive annual salary 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

 

Pedagogical Director

The Emerson Waldorf School will begin a hiring process for Pedagogical Director in January of 2017.  Interested parties may send a letter of intent to apply, and will be considered first when the process open on February 1.  

Strong candidates will have excellent communication and executive skills, the ability to coordinate and lead a team of capable and experienced teachers, a strong attention to detail, and extensive classroom experience or knowledge of the Waldorf pedagogy and curriculum N - 12.  

Full job description is now posted here.

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.


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.


EWS offers a competitive annual salary 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

 

Full Time Eurythmy Teacher

Emerson Waldorf School (EWS) Chapel Hill NC USA is now accepting applications from an enthusiastic Eurythmy teacher.
 
A primary task for this position is to establish eurythmy in our high school and middle school, however depending on the candidates strengths, possibilities exist for sharing the work thoughout the school.  Therapeutic or Hygenic eurythmy skills would be a plus.16 classes is the maximum teaching load.
 
The teacher will join our experienced Eurythmy teacher and a committed, supportive faculty.  EWS has a vibrant student body and a culture where Eurythmy is well-respected.  Performance and mentoring opportunities are available.
 
Candidates must hold of diploma from a Eurythmy training recognized by the section for the Performing Arts of the Anthroposophical Society, Dornach, Switzerland.
There is a thriving adult class here and interest in further training.Our eurythmist has previously taught in eurythmy trainings and pedagogical trainings and is looking forward to welcoming a colleague.
 
For information contact: Christina Beck, cbeck@emersonwaldorf.org (school
eurythmist) or 919-643-2066.
 
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.
 
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.
 
EWS offers a competitive annual salary 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

High School Physical Science and/or Life Science Teacher for 2018-2019

The Emerson Waldorf High School is seeking enthusiastic and capable Physical Science and/or Life Science teachers to join our faculty. 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 training 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


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EWS offers a competitive annual salary 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.