Grades 1-5 German Teacher

We are seeking a Grades 1-5 German Teacher for the 2018-19 school year, starting immediately. The ideal candidate is familiar with the Waldorf approach to language instruction and speaks German at the level of a native speaker. We seek candidates that create a strong rapport with students, parents, and colleagues, and have well-developed skills in teaching a variety of ages in a developmentally appropriate manner, and excellent communication skills. Waldorf certification preferred.

Classes are scheduled approximately three days per week between 11:00am and 3:00pm. The position pays $50.00 per teaching period and there are 10 teaching periods per week during the school year. 

Teachers will need to pass a background check and must possess the legal right to work in the United States as we are unable to sponsor visas. 

The position will be open for a minimum of two weeks from posted date (9/24/18) or until filled.

A completed application will include: GMWS Online Application, a letter of interest, resume, and three references. Please submit to TreeAnne McEnery, Administrator at tmcenery@gmws.org.

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Waldorf certification and experience are preferred, and teaching experience is required. Please see below for more information about our school. To apply, please fill out the application linked to below. 

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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 315 students. Our school is accredited by AWSNA and NYSAIS.

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.

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