High School Life and Earth Sciences and Mathematics Teacher

Green Meadow Waldorf School is seeking a high school Life and Earth Sciences and Mathematics teacher beginning September 2019 (start date: 7/1/19) to teach grades 9-12. Green Meadow’s high school has been in existence since 1972. It is part of a vibrant community which includes more than 150 acres and numerous anthroposophical institutions located in a region with rich history, ample outdoor recreation opportunities, within an hour of New York City.

Green Meadow is a mature school and has a well-developed curriculum, including advanced science electives designed to support students envisioning a future in STEM. A spirit of innovation is strong in our school, and teachers are encouraged to further develop the curriculum through their personal interests and passions. New initiatives in the high school include an outdoor education curriculum and a technology curriculum.

All of our work is grounded in the transformative, developmentally oriented philosophy of Waldorf Education, and supported by the mutual commitment of a vibrant faculty, including math and science colleagues who have deep and varied backgrounds. Coupled with our advanced science electives is our dedication to music, art and movement through the grades. This balance supports a rich learning community and prepares Green Meadow students for a lifetime of learning and personal and professional growth.

The teaching responsibilities will encompass approximately 70% Life and Earth Science courses, including up to seven main lessons per year, and 30% Mathematics. The ideal candidate would have a college-level educational background in Life and Earth Sciences and teaching experience at the high school level. Some background in the Waldorf approach and experience with scientific research in the field or laboratory would be advantageous. Please see details below for more information about our school and how to apply.
(Post date: 11/12/18, updated 2/5/19)

First Grade Class Teacher

Green Meadow is seeking an experienced, Waldorf-trained Class Teacher for the 2019-20 school year. (Start date: 7/1/19) We are looking for a colleague who is interested in committing to our school community and leading a class for several years. Waldorf Elementary Education certification is required, and teaching experience is preferred. Please see details below for more information about our school and how to apply.
(Post date: 1/16/19)

Part-time High School Teacher for English as a New Language (ENL)

Green Meadow is seeking a part-time hourly teacher for the English as a New Language program in our high school for the 2019-20 school year. (Approximately 12 hours a week, start date: 8/26/19) The program provides English Language Learners with opportunities to improve and perfect their use of the English language. Material from their other courses is integrated into the class. Practice for the ACT, PSAT, SAT, and TOEFL tests is provided, as is support for college applications and essays. Grammar and reading comprehension are focal points of the class. Conversation, puzzles, and logical thinking exercises are also employed as a way to get the students to think in English in new ways. Teaching experience at the high school level is highly recommended, and Waldorf experience and/or certification is preferred. Please see details below for more information about our school and how to apply.
(Post date: 1/24/19)

High School Counselor

Green Meadow Waldorf School is seeking a High School Counselor, Grades 9-12, for the 2019-20 school year. The ideal candidate is familiar with the Waldorf education. The counselor is deeply involved in the college recruiting process, building relationships with college admissions representatives, and overseeing the college application process for students, starting in 11th grade.  The counselor also advises on the SAT and ACT exams.

In addition, the counselor works closely with the class advisors’ group to promote social and emotional health of the high school students, and is responsible for overseeing and referring students and parents to outside counselors if necessary.

The school counselor is responsible for a number of administrative tasks. One of the main tasks is to serve as a liaison to College Board services for the students with disabilities (SSD) process. The school counselor works closely with the educational support specialist.

Applicants will have a Master’s degree in school counseling, with significant experience in college guidance and individual counseling. Please see details below for more information about our school and how to apply.
(Post date: 2/26/19)

For all positions

A completed application will include: GMWS Application for Teaching Position (see below), a letter of interest, resume, and three references. Please submit to TreeAnne McEnery, Administrator at tmcenery@gmws.org.

All employees need to pass a background check, including fingerprinting and must possess the legal right to work in the United States.

Green Meadow Waldorf School is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. People of color and others underrepresented in our community are encouraged to apply.

General information for full-time positions

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Our school's approach provides a setting in which students can develop into independent individuals in a holistic way. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, generous retirement and health insurance contributions, and access to subsidized housing.

Applicants should have an interest in and previous understanding of Waldorf pedagogy and its background in anthroposophy. (Waldorf certification is required for many positions.) We are looking for flexible, enthusiastic colleagues with a sense of humor, who will participate wholeheartedly in the life of the school. Our school encourages professional development through mentoring by master teachers and support for attending conferences and courses.

The successful applicant will be joining a vibrant faculty and be able to partake of the benefits of an established anthroposophical community in suburban New York. Chestnut Ridge is about 20 miles from the cultural offerings and diversity of NYC and close to large state parks. Our school, now in its late sixties, contains an enlivening mix of seasoned, maturing, and newer teachers. The overall enrollment of our school is around 300 students. Our school is accredited by AWSNA and NYSAIS.

Positions will be open for a minimum of two weeks from posted date or until filled.

In addition to being posted on this page, current openings are always posted at Waldorf Today.