High School Life Science Teacher Sought
Monadnock Waldorf School is seeking a full time high school life science teacher for main lesson blocks and skills classes beginning in the fall of 2016. Prospective candidates should be interested in coordinating a health, wellness, justice and inclusion program at the high school. We also seek teachers interested in administrative responsibilities combined with a lesser teaching load. Candidates interested in guest teaching are welcome to apply.
Candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree in a related area; a Masters or PhD is preferred. Our ideal candidate will have completed or is currently enrolled in an AWSNA recognized Waldorf teacher training program. We look for candidates who are enthusiastic about teaching out of the philosophical and methodological principles of Waldorf Education and committed to working with adolescents. Candidates with previous HS teaching experience receive preference. Additional interests and skills in the arts, movement, outdoor education, student health and initiatives, are considered beneficial to candidacy.
For the right candidate or new teacher seriously interested in becoming a Waldorf teacher, MWS supports Waldorf training and provides in-school mentorship.
Full-time positions receive benefits and generous tuition remission for faculty children. To apply, please send or email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, biographical sketch and three references to: Kristin Powers and Mary Kay Costello, High School Hiring Committee, Monadnock Waldorf School, 146 School Street, Keene, NH 03431:
ABOUT MONADNOCK WALDORF SCHOOL: Monadnock Waldorf School has been preparing young people for success in life since its founding in 1976. With the addition of our high school five years ago, we now enroll approximately 200 children N/K-12 on three different campuses. We are located in the city of Keene, in the beautiful and vibrant southwest corner of New Hampshire, where the beauty of the natural world is close at hand. The “Elm City” and its surrounding towns and villages offer the best of modern New England living. With a rich cultural life, a strong tradition of community non-profit engagement, and a healthy and diverse business and commercial sector coupled with a low cost of living, the Monadnock Region is a special place.
Our 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. We are 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. Our pioneering high school has a dynamic and committed core faculty, and rich collegial life.
MWS is an accredited member of AWSNA and NEASC, and a member of WECAN.