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Employment at EWS

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 local anthroposophical society offers study groups, Foundation Studies and festival activities.
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.

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.


Student support/ High School Counselor 

Job description: 

The Emerson Waldorf High School is seeking a Licensed professional counselor (LPC/LPCA) to build trusting relationships with students, provide short-term social/emotional support and counseling services for students, assist in writing and implementing educational accommodation plans, and facilitating conversations with parents when necessary. 

The Counselor will report directly to the HS Chair with ultimate responsibility to the school’s Leadership Team.

This is a two day a week position beginning immediately with the possibility for more hours in the 2020-2021 school year.

Minimum 1 year experience in High School Counseling or working with High School age population preferred.

The Emerson Waldorf School is a dual-accredited, well-established school with a rich program. We are located on a 54-acre wooded campus and farm set on the outskirts of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in the vibrant Research Triangle area. Within this diverse region, our campus is in a small rural and residential area adjacent to the 700-acre Duke Forest nature preserve. Our setting provides a rural atmosphere with the cultural advantages of a city. We serve students from infancy through high school, and actively develop a professional culture of communication, collaboration, and professional and personal development.

Emerson Waldorf School has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community that values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment.  If you would like to join our exceptional faculty, please send or email a resume and cover letter, and three references to:

Emerson Waldorf High School
6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516