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 ASSISTANT

Monadnock Waldorf School of Keene has an immediate opening for a permanent part-time, hourly, non-benefited Office Assistant. This position is approximately 30 hours per week and is year-round.

This position reports to our Elementary Office Coordinator and supports parent, student, and faculty needs during the school day. Duties include answering phones, welcoming visitors, maintaining student records in our database, managing attendance, administering first aid, and other duties as needed.

The qualified candidate is a warm, friendly, and confident multi-tasker who is highly professional, is an excellent communicator, enjoys being around children and is proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel. Experience with Survey Monkey, Mail Chimp and other internet tools and databases a plus.

Please send a letter of interest, a resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to mveerkamp@monadnockwaldorfschool.org. Include Elementary Office Assistant in the email subject line.


High School Physical Sciences and Math Teacher

Monadnock Waldorf School seeks a full time high school physical sciences teacher for main lesson blocks and skills classes beginning August, 2017. The position includes teaching math skills classes and (ideally) coordinating our computer programming curriculum. We also invite teachers to apply who may be interested in administrative responsibilities combined with a lesser teaching load. Candidates interested in guest teaching blocks only are also welcome to apply.

The ideal candidate will have completed or currently be enrolled in an AWSNA recognized Waldorf teacher education program. We look for candidates who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about teaching out of the philosophical and methodological principles of Waldorf Education—in particular, the Goethean/phenomenological approach to science—and who are committed to working with adolescents. Candidates with previous HS teaching experience receive preference, especially if that experience is in a Waldorf school. Candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree in a related area; a Masters or PhD is preferred. 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.

Please mail your letter of interest, resume, biographical sketch and the names and contact information for three professional references to Janet Gordon & Kim McCormick, High School Hiring Committee, Monadnock Waldorf High School, 146 School Street, Keene, NH 03431 or email tojgordon@monadnockwaldorfschool.org or kmccormick@monadnockwaldorfschool.org. Monadnock Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.


French Teacher (part time)

Monadnock Waldorf School is accepting applications for a part-time French teacher for the Middle and High School to begin for the 2017-2018 school year.  The ideal candidate will be a native speaker with teaching experience eager to work out of the principles of Waldorf Education. Also preferred are a confident classroom presence and strong social and communication skills.

Monadnock Waldorf School is located in the city of Keene in southwestern New Hampshire among the beautiful hills of the Monadnock region. Founded in 1976, our school offers Waldorf Education to students from Early Childhood to High School and is an accredited member of Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and a member of Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America.

Please mail your letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references to Jacqueline Bellamy, Hiring Committee, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln Street, Keene, NH 03431 or email to jbellamy@monadnockwaldorfschool.org. Monadnock Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must have proof that they are eligible to work in the USA.


 Early Childhood Lead Teacher

Monadnock Waldorf School in Keene, New Hampshire seeks a full-time colleague to join our growing early childhood program in the 2017-2018 school year.

We are seeking an experienced Waldorf early childhood educator interested in working out of the deep insights of Waldorf pedagogy with a strong understanding of the young child.  We are looking for a warm child-centered teacher who will inspire the festival life, parent work, outreach, and the study of the school.

The successful candidate will have Waldorf early childhood training from a WECAN-recognized program and will be a flexible, organized, collaboratively minded, 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.  A full member of WECAN and fully accredited by AWSNA, and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, we have offered Waldorf education in our southwestern corner of New Hampshire since 1976.

Our elementary program and our high school program are located nearby, each in a carefully restored historic school building. We benefit from the thoughtful leadership of both our College of Teachers and our Board of Trustees.  We are supported by an active and committed parent community. With just over 175 students, we are striving to achieve and sustain full enrollment and are happy to say our early childhood program is growing. 

Please mail your letter of interest, a resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Sondra Nelson and Eliza Murphy, College of Teachers, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln Street, Keene, New Hampshire, 03431 or email snelson@monadnockwaldorfschool.org or emurphy@monadnockwaldorfschool.org. Include Early Childhood Lead Teacher in the email subject line. Monadnock Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.


EARLY CHILDHOOD SUPPORT TEACHER

Monadnock Waldorf School in Keene, New Hampshire has an opening for the 2017-18 school year for a part-time support teacher in the mixed-age pre-k classroom 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.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.