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Lead Teacher for Early Childhood Program

Monadnock Waldorf School in Keene, New Hampshire seeks a full-time colleague to join our growing early childhood program in August 2015.

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 Janet Gordon or Jacqueline Bellamy, College of Teachers, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln Street, Keene, New Hampshire, 03431 or email jgordon@monadnockwaldorfschool.org or jbellamy@monadnockwaldorfschool.org.


Fifth Grade Class Teacher

2015-2016
Monadnock Waldorf School in Keene, New Hampshire seeks a fifth grade class teacher to join our dynamic faculty for the 2015-2016 school year. The successful candidate will be a fully trained Waldorf teacher or a highly skilled teacher-in-training ready to settle into our school community. Our class teacher will have a strong commitment to working collaboratively, to engaging in on-going professional development, and to growing into leadership within our faculty circle. We are planning for a group of 15 first graders.

We are a fully accredited Waldorf School founded in 1976 serving 200 students and their families. Our faculty of 30 guides two nursery-kindergartens; grades one through eight with six special subjects (handwork, woodwork, French, movement/outdoor education, and eurythmy); and 43 high school students in grades nine through twelve who all benefit from the full Waldorf curriculum.

Our College of Teachers and Board of Trustees enjoy a solid working relationship, allowing us to offer the depth of the Waldorf curriculum in a financially stable and well cared for environment. Anthroposophy is at the heart of the work of the faculty. Our active parent body works tirelessly to support and improve our school.

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

Please send a letter of interest, your resume, and names and contact information for three professional references to Janet Gordon and Jacqueline Bellamy, College of Teachers, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 S. Lincoln Street, Keene, NH 03431 or to jgordon@monadnockwaldorfschool.org or jbellamy@monadnockwaldorfschool.org. To learn more about Monadnock Waldorf School, please visit our website at monadnockwaldorf.org.

 

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