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Early Childhood Outdoor Lead Teacher SY 2022-2023

Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten & Nursery
Silver Spring, MD, USA

Posted on: December 3rd, 2021

We are seeking an excellent Waldorf Early Childhood teacher to join our community of dedicated educators, beginning with the 2022 school year. The ideal candidate has completed Waldorf teacher training  and is able to offer an engaging and developmentally appropriate outdoor program for children ages 3-6. All classes are based outdoors, with a corresponding indoor classroom. Our site offers  woodland, playgrounds, gardens, and in walking distance, the magical Sligo Creek.

We are looking for an organized, skillful communicator who works well with colleagues and parents, and is excited to join a team of teachers committed to the values of diversity and innovation.

We require a bachelor’s degree (or 120 hours of college credit) and full Covid-19 vaccination.
We value an interest in Anthroposophy.

Candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and three references to info@acornhill.org by February 15, 2022.

Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten and Nursery is a well-established, 57-year-old school dedicated to early childhood education located in Silver Spring, Maryland just outside of Washington, DC. We are a Waldorf school and a member of the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN). We are nestled in a secluded wooded area on a six-acre site. Our beautiful campus includes playgrounds, forest trails, and gardens. We are a certified kindergarten and nursery licensed by the Maryland State Board of Education and a ChildCare Center licensed by the Office of Child Care, division of Maryland State Department of Education.

Acorn Hill commits to making our school a place where families, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds feel welcomed and expressly valued. Our faculty and staff strive to bring students to an understanding and experience of the common humanity of all the world’s people–transcending stereotypes, prejudices, and divisive barriers. We undertake the work necessary to prepare our children and ourselves for the challenges and joys of life in a diverse society.

All employees must meet Maryland State and Montgomery County licensing requirements, which includes  passing a background check, including fingerprinting, and having the legal right to work in the United States.

Kindergarten Co-Lead Teacher for the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year

Edge Hill Country School
Durham, Ontario, Canada

Posted on: November 30th, 2021
Closing date: December 10th, 2021

Edge Hill Country School is now accepting applications for the position of Kindergarten Co-Lead Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year.

Edge Hill Country School is seeking a Co-Lead Kindergarten teacher who will teach alongside our current lead teacher and our current kindergarten assistant to create a warm loving home-like classroom. Our Kindergarten teachers model qualities such as self-discipline, creativity, imagination, respectfulness, gratitude, interest in the world, reverence for all things, personal reflection, development, and ongoing inner practice and a willingness to work.

This is a full-time, salaried position with tuition remission. The yearly salary range is based on education and experience, ranging from $22,000 to $37,000. Regular hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:15am – 3:30pm, with one 2 hour afternoon/evening faculty meeting each week. Kindergarten faculty will also be responsible for regular check-ins and meetings and supporting class enrolment. Two weeks should be reserved for after the last day of school for closing tasks.

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in education or a related field
  • completed Waldorf ECE Training
  • a minimum of 3 years experience working with children in an educational setting
  • a deep commitment to Waldorf principles and interest in self-development
  • good interpersonal and communication skills
  • a desire to contribute to the school through festivals and committee work

Please send your resume, cover letter, copies of credentials and 2 letters of reference to info@edgehillschool.org. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. Alternatively, you can mail your application to:

Edge Hill Country School,
Attn: Hiring Committee,
423281 Concession 6,
RR 1,
Durham, Ontario, N0G 1R0

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