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Nursery-Kindergarten:

Lead Teacher for Summer Program

We are seeking a lead teacher for our seven-week summer program for children three to six.  The program begins June 23 and runs through the week of August 4. Our lead teacher will be experienced in Waldorf education and be prepared to work with a support teacher.  Love of outdoor play and activities with young children are essential since this program takes place in our forest, field, and gardens!  Candidates should be well-organized, flexible, and fun-loving.  Good communication and colleague skills a must.

Salary is $5000 for seven weeks, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  We may be able to help you find housing.  Summer in New Hampshire is worth the trip!  

Please send a letter of interest, a resume, and the names of three references by March 30 to Summer Garden Hiring Committee, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln Street, Keene, NH 03431 or to info@monadnockwaldorfschool.org

Lead Teacher for Early Childhood Program    

We are actively seeking a full-time colleague to join our growing early childhood program in September 2014.

We are seeking an experienced Waldorf early childhood educator interested in working out of the deep insights of Waldorf education. We are looking for a child-centered teacher capable of dynamic leadership who will inspire the festival life, parent work, and study.

The successful candidate will have Waldorf early childhood training from a WECAN-recognized program and will be a flexible, organized, and pro-active communicator able to take leadership in the classroom, in the colleagueship, and in the community.

Our early childhood program is nestled on twelve natural acres, with breathtaking views, well cared for gardens and play areas, space for small animals, and four light-filled classrooms. Fully accredited by WECAN, AWSNA, and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, we have offered Waldorf education in the southwestern corner of New Hampshire since 1976.

Our elementary program and our high school program are located nearby, each in a carefully restored and updated school building. We have an experienced faculty of 30 teachers and staff and a healthy financial outlook. We benefit from the thoughtful leadership of both our College of Teachers and our Board of Trustees. With just over 200 students, we are striving to achieve and sustain full enrollment. We are supported by an active and committed parent community.

Keene is a vibrant, family-friendly little city full of arts, music, and recreational opportunities. Boston is about 80 miles away and a wide variety of outdoor activities are close at hand.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, a resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Hiring Committee, College of Teachers, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln Street, Keene, New Hampshire, 03431 or info@monadnockwaldorfschool.org.

Elementary Grades 1-8:

First Grade Teacher 2014-2015

We are actively seeking applications for the position of first grade teacher for the 2014-2015 school year.

We are an accredited Waldorf school founded in 1976 and currently serving 190 students and their families. We have a faculty of 30 colleagues. We have two nursery-kindergartens, each grade, one through eight, six special subjects in the elementary school (handwork, woodwork, French, movement/physical education, music, and eurythmy), and our high school, with 37 students in Grades 9 through 12, has a full Waldorf curriculum. We graduated our first Grade 12 class in 2013.

Our College of Teachers and Board of Trustees enjoy a solid working relationship allowing us to offer a dynamic Waldorf curriculum in a financially stable and beautifully cared for environment. Our active parent body works tirelessly to support and improve our school.

Keene is part of the beautiful Monadnock Region of south western New Hampshire. It’s small city (population 25,000) with a lively downtown and many lovely parks. The natural beauty of hills and lakes combine with the cultural richness of great music, an outstanding library, a branch of the state university system, and nearby Antioch University New England (home to Waldorf teacher education) and Sophia’s Hearth Family Center to create a vibrant and family friendly community. Boston is 85 miles away and great seasonal sports are a short drive from town.

We are planning for a group of 15-20 first graders and we are looking for a trained teacher ready to make a commitment to our school community.

Please send a letter of interest, your resume, and the names of three references to Jacqueline Bellamy and Janet Gordon, College of Teachers, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln Street, Keene, NH 03431.

Part-Time Games and Movement Teacher for 2014-2015

We are seeking a part time Games and Movement Teacher for grades one through four.  We are interested in a candidate who can be creative in utilizing a variety of space to develop a well-rounded program for individual and group movement. 

The ideal candidate will have experience with Waldorf education and work well with colleagues.  We invite you to bring your talent, ideas, and energy to a faculty dedicated to working out of the pedagogical insights of Anthroposophy.

We are an accredited Waldorf school founded in 1976 and currently serving 190 students and their families.  We have a faculty of 30 colleagues.  We have two nursery-kindergartens, each grade, one through eight, six special subjects in the elementary school (handwork, woodwork, French, movement/physical education, music, and eurythmy), and our high school, with 37 students in Grades 9 through 12, has a full Waldorf curriculum.  We graduated our first Grade 12 class in 2013.

Our College of Teachers and Board of Trustees enjoy a solid working relationship allowing us to offer a dynamic Waldorf curriculum in a financially stable and beautifully cared for environment.  Our active parent body works tirelessly to support and improve our school.

Keene is part of the beautiful Monadnock Region of south western New Hampshire.  It’s a small city (population 25,000) with a lively downtown and many lovely parks.  The natural beauty of hills and lakes combine with the cultural richness of great music, an outstanding library, a branch of the state university system, and nearby Antioch University New England (home to Waldorf teacher education) and Sophia’s Hearth Family Center to create a vibrant and family friendly community.  Boston is 85 miles away and great seasonal sports are a short drive from town.

Please send a letter of interest, your resume, and the names of three references to Jacqueline Bellamy and Janet Gordon, College of Teachers, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln Street, Keene, NH 03431.

High School:

PT/FT Combined High School History and English teacher

For the 2014-2015 academic year, we are seeking to teach morning lesson blocks and/or skills classes in English and social studies. Possible morning lesson blocks include: American History (9th grade), Ancient History (10th grade), Greek History (10th grade), Medieval History (11th grade), the Rise of the West (11th grade), and Modern History (12th grade). Skills classes include social studies and English tracks in 9th – 12th grades. 

Monadnock Waldorf High School’s mission is to awaken the power of observation, challenge critical thinking, cultivate faculties for independent judgment and inspire a capacity for responsible action. The school is dedicated to nurturing young human beings who will be capable of contributing fully to the tasks of life with courage, compassion, and conviction. We strive to foster wholeness and lifelong well-being through awakening an abiding love and interest in the world while cultivating the gifts and strengths that are unique to each individual student.

Please send a letter of interest, your resume, and the names of three references to Jacqueline Bellamy and Janet Gordon, College of Teachers, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln Street, Keene, NH 03431. 

High School Math and Life and/or Earth Sciences Teacher for 2014-2015

We are seeking a qualified high school math and life and/or earth sciences teacher for a full-time position in Fall 2014.  Our pioneering high school is in its fourth year and we graduate our second senior class in June. 

We are a small, energetic and deeply committed faculty who has succeeded in building a rich curriculum in both academics and the arts.  We are backed by a vibrant and well-established elementary school and a strongly supportive parent community. 

Waldorf experience is preferred or willingness to pursue a Waldorf HS Teacher Education Program (school support available).  A BS in math and/or science is required.  The qualified applicant must also have demonstrated interest in working with adolescents and should be resourceful and strongly oriented toward the creative, collaborative work that a new thriving educational initiative requires.

Monadnock Waldorf High School’s mission is to awaken the power of observation, challenge critical thinking, cultivate faculties for independent judgment and inspire a capacity for responsible action.  The school is dedicated to nurturing young human beings who will be capable of contributing fully to the tasks of life with courage, compassion, and conviction.  We strive to foster wholeness and lifelong well-being through awakening an abiding love and interest in the world while cultivating the gifts and strengths that are unique to each individual student.

Please send a letter of interest, your resume, and the names of three references to Jacqueline Bellamy and Janet Gordon, College of Teachers, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln Street, Keene, NH 03431.