Employment Opportunities

Monadnock Waldorf School employees enjoy a highly collaborative work environment where the contribution of each member of the staff and faculty is valued and supported. Our educational mission is a source of inspiration for our work and we are committed to continuous professional growth and development.

Open Positions

Below you will find information about open positions at our school with instructions about the application process for each. Thank you for your interest in employment at MWS. Monadnock Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.

Elementary Office Coordinator

Monadnock Waldorf School has an opening for a permanent full-time, benefited Office Coordinator. This position is approximately 40 hours per week and is year-round.

The Elementary School Office Coordinator has overall responsibility to see that all of the non-teaching requirements at the elementary school - in support of students, parents, faculty and the larger community - are appropriately held, coordinated and implemented. The coordinator is especially responsible to help hold and meet the informational, community, health and safety expectations of Elementary programs, building(s) and site.  

This position reports to our School Administrator and supports parent, student, and faculty needs during the school day. Duties include coordinating all activities of a busy school office, such as answering phones, welcoming visitors, preparing correspondence, managing student database, managing attendance, administering first aid, assisting faculty members with non-teaching responsibilities, and other duties as required.
The qualified candidate is a warm, friendly, and confident multi-tasker who is highly professional, is an excellent communicator, enjoys being around children, maintains confidentiality regarding students and families, and has a demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Publisher. Project management skills, database management experience and a willingness to become CPR and First Aid certified required. Two years’ experience working in a school environment also preferred. Experience with Survey Monkey, Mail Chimp and Adobe Photoshop a plus.
Please send a letter of interest, a resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to the Hiring Committee at hiring@monadnockwaldorfschool.org. Please include Elementary Office Coordinator in the email subject line. Selected qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

Early Childhood Support Teacher

Monadnock Waldorf School has an opening for the 2017-18 school year for a part-time support teacher in our early childhood program.

Our ideal candidate will have successful early childhood experience and be prepared to work as part of a teaching team. This position includes lots of outdoor time with children, as well as classroom cooking and cleaning tasks. The hours for this position are 7:30am - 12:30pm, Monday through Friday. This is an hourly position at $13 an hour.

Please mail your letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Sondra Nelson at snelson@monadnockwaldorfschool.org and Eliza Murphy at emurphy@monadnockwaldorfschool.org, Lead Early Childhood Teachers. Include Early Childhood Support Teacher in the email subject line. Monadnock Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.

A cappella Ensemble Director (High School)

Monadnock Waldorf High School is seeking qualified applicants for the position of A cappella Ensemble Director beginning September 2017.

Successful applicants will have a sincere interest in working with adolescents and bringing music to a group of capable high schoolers, many of whom already have a fairly broad base of musical experience. We prefer applicants with experience and enthusiasm for teaching this age group. In addition, we look for proven expertise in vocal training and choral conducting, and the ability to program a wide range of engaging and challenging repertoire for grades 9-12. MWHS music ensembles meet for two 45-minute periods per week from 8-8:45am;  a cappella is a select group, one of four music ensembles offered at MWHS. This is an hourly position that includes two choral concerts per year, as well as brief report-writing duties each trimester.

In Waldorf schools, the arts—music, fine arts, practical arts, drama—are an integral part of the curriculum throughout the grades. Waldorf education values music this art introduces every student to his or her own creative self. It nurtures a sense of aesthetic awareness and inner aptitudes, as well as an appreciation of form, discipline, and achievement—both individually and as a group.

Please email a cover letter, resumé, and three references to the Music Hiring Committee:                                                                                                              Nell Wiener: nwiener@monadnockwaldorfschool.org , Carol Renzelman: crenzelman@monadnockwaldorfschool.org , and Karl Schurman: kschurman@monadnockwaldorfschool.org. Monadnock Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.