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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/SACS. 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.

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. Experienced, strong faculty share warm collegiality and a healthy understanding of cooperative leadership.
 

We are currently hiring:
 

Part-Time Parent/ Child Teacher

Emerson Waldorf School is seeking a PT teacher for our Parent / Toddler classes (1-2 years and 2-3 years) beginning with the fall 2018 semester.  We offer 2 of each class during the fall and spring semesters, for a total of 4 classes.  Each Parent/ Toddler class meets 2hours/week for 9 weeks each semester.

Teacher responsibilities include lesson planning and daily activities, maintaining the classroom, and communicating with parents.

Job requirements include:
-Waldorf Teacher training and experience teaching in an early childhood setting
-An understanding of early childhood development
-An ability to provide a supportive and nurturing environment for parents and children
-An ability to work collaboratively with our early childhood faculty and staff
-An ability to articulate the principles of Waldorf education

The position is compensated by class and does not offer other benefits.

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 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.
 
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

Lead 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.

The Emerson Waldorf School is a great place to work, and the Triangle area is a great place to live! Offering a full, well rounded Waldorf education, nursery through 12th grade, we are a full AWSNA member school and currently completing our SAIS/SACS accreditation.  The school is located on a spacious 54 acre campus of woods, meadow and gentle hills, including a 22 acre farm.

We have an excellent governance structure, with clear means for sharing authority between a strong, experienced administration and an efficient board and college.  Our local community offers a strong anthroposophical society with study groups, First Class group, Foundation Studies and festival activities, two local biodynamic farms, a local anthroposophical doctor and a Christian Community.  Chapel Hill is located midway between the North Carolina mountains and the Atlantic coast in an economically strong region known for its cutting-edge research facilities.  We are home to several Farmer's Markets, and rural farmlands, friendly small-towns, suburban neighborhoods and urban dwellings are all within a few minutes drive.  North Carolina state universities are among the best in the country. The Triangle area has five major universities and offers a rich cultural life including a world class symphony, Opera Company, dance festival, theater companies and museums.
 
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.  We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits with full tuition remission for children of full time salaried employees.  If you would like to join our exceptional faculty, please send or email a 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, NC 27516;
919-967-1858 x113

 

Part Time Nap Teacher / Afternoon Assistant

Emerson Waldorf School is seeking enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our Early Childhood program.  The individuals should share our love of children, be enthusiastic about helping out in various capacities to support our early childhood program and interested in learning more about child development.
 
This is an hourly position Monday - Friday approx 12:30 - 4:30 with an occasional additional hour or so per week as needed by the program. All candidates must be current with First Aid and CPR or willing to take  the necessary training.  A thorough background check is completed on all applicants.
 
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.

Athletic Director / Movement Teacher

Emerson Waldorf School is seeking a confident and dynamic colleague to join us as full-time Athletic Director and Movement Teacher in the 2018 - 19 school year.  The position includes serving as Athletic Director for a robust middle and high school athletics program which currently includes soccer, cross-country, basketball, and ultimate frisbee.  Our new colleague will also hold movement classes with middle and high school students.  Strong combination of executive skills and classroom management skills required.  Preference given to candidates with Waldorf teacher training and experience and / or spacial dynamics training, but all interested applicants are encouraged to apply.

Starting full time salary at EWS is currently $35,500 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
Emerson Waldorf School
6211 New Jericho Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina27516

919-967-1858 x113

emersonian@emersonwaldorf.org

Pedagogical Director

Emerson Waldorf School is currently seeking a Pedagogical Director.  

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.

 

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If you are interested in joining our exceptional faculty, please e-mail your resume and cover letter, brief biographical sketch, and three references to:

Kelley Wiley
Communications Director
Emerson Waldorf School
6211 New Jericho Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina27516

919-967-1858 x113

emersonian@emersonwaldorf.org

 

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.