Employment

Our school’s approach provides a setting in which students can develop into independent individuals in a holistic way.

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits, generous retirement and health insurance contributions, and access to subsidized housing.

About Us

Green Meadow is an independent Nursery-12th grade school, located in Rockland County, NY on a pastoral campus, which includes a school farm, woodlands, and meadows. Celebrating our 71st anniversary this year, we are committed to in-person learning, providing our students with opportunities for outdoor education and to learn within an inclusive community that reflects the diversity of NY state.

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 contains an enlivening mix of seasoned, maturing, and newer teachers. The overall enrollment of our school is around 220 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.


FOR ALL FACULTY POSITIONS

A completed application will include: GMWS Application for Teaching Position (see below), a letter of interest, resume, and three references. Please submit all applications to Carole Crockett, Assistant to the Administrator, at ccrockett@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


Available Positions

Parent & Child Teacher

We are seeking a teacher for Parent & Child/Infant playgroups for preschool-aged children. Classes meet weekly in the morning. In a friendly private school setting, classes provide parents with an opportunity to learn more about the principles of Waldorf Early Childhood education and how they can be applied in the home. The teacher will create an atmosphere of warm and supportive companionship with other families, creating a beautiful experience for both parents and children. This position is paid hourly. Diverse candidates and those under-represented in our community are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Background in working with parents and young children, Bachelor’s degree, and training as Waldorf Early Childhood educator preferred.

Please send a GMWS Application for Teaching Position, or an application for internship a letter of interest, and resume to Carole Crockett, Assistant to the Administrator, at ccrockett@gmws.org.

Posted 8/18/2021

Class Teacher 2023-2024

Green Meadow supports its teachers with everything you need to be successful, including an innovative and vibrant faculty, financial support for continuing education, collaborative leadership, and a strong mentoring program. Come join us if you are a Waldorf Teacher seeking a community of like minded teachers, supportive parents, active Board members and collaborative school leadership.

We are seeking an energetic, bright and warm hearted teacher, committed to the ideals of Waldorf education who would like to join a vibrant Waldorf community. We are committed to Waldorf principles, mindful land stewardship, providing our students with opportunities for outdoor education and to learn within an inclusive community that reflects the diversity of NYS.

Green Meadow Waldorf School has an outstanding faculty of class teachers, special subject, high school and early childhood teachers who foster a spirit of innovation and are committed to Waldorf pedagogy, and anthroposophy. Our circle of class teachers work together to provide a strong foundation for our lower school. We have an excellent, multi faceted student support program to identify learning differences and support students as needed.

Job requirements include a four-year college degree and advanced degree preferred, Waldorf teacher training or a commitment to complete Waldorf teacher training and Waldorf teaching experience or other relevant experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a spirit of collaboration.

The Green Meadow Waldorf School was founded in 1950 and serves students in parent-child, through twelfth grade. Our beautiful school is located on a 140 acre campus that includes a farm, forests, streams, and gardens. Additionally being part of the Threefold Community allows us to work together with sister organizations such as the Pfeiffer Center for Biodynamics, the Fibercraft Studio, the Eurythmy School, the Fellowship

Woodwork—Practical Arts Teacher Intern

Green Meadow Waldorf School is seeking an intern/assistant for the woodworking/practical arts program, serving grades 4th – 12th. A qualified candidate will have the following experience:

  • familiarity working with wood and hand tools
  • experience working with children in a classroom setting
  • able to be collaborative in teaching, learning, and caring for tools and the classroom

The hours are flexible between 9:00 and 3:00. This position has the possibility to develop into a part time teaching position.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Kemal Lowenthal, Practical Arts teacher at klowenthal@gmws.org.

Maintenance Team Worker

Threefold Educational Foundation and School is seeking a full time maintenance worker to join our facilities team. The Foundation is an educational not-for-profit supporting a number of institutions on our beautiful 140 acre campus in Rockland County. The campus includes academic buildings as well as residential properties. The successful candidate will have prior maintenance experience, good customer service skills and good organizational skills. This is a full time position, with time split between the general campus and the Green Meadow Waldorf School, a K-12 private school on the grounds. The position reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor. Occasional weekend and emergency on-call availability required.

Compensation salary range ($41,600 -$52,000) including benefits

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responds to daily maintenance requests from residents and educational tenants.
  • Inspects and identifies equipment or machines in need of repair.
  • Troubleshoots issues to determine necessary repairs.
  • Performs range of general repairs including light carpentry; light plumbing and electrical work; repairing drywall, doors and other building fixtures; painting and clearing drains and gutters.
  • Performs routine maintenance on building systems.
  • Cleans and assists with upkeep of the facilities.
  • Assists with the set-up and break-down of tables and chairs and other equipment for campus events.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Good customer service skills for interactions with residents and educational faculty and staff.
  • Ability to follow instructions from supervisors and to work independently.
  • Ability to adhere to safety protocols.
  • Knowledge of general carpentry and plumbing repairs.
  • General electrical work experience a plus.
  • Ability to safely use and care for hand tools and power tools.
  • Good organizational, time management and communication skills.
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