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High School Humanities Positions

2016-2017

Monadnock Waldorf School seeks full-time high school Humanities teachers for History and/or English morning lesson blocks and Social Studies & English skills classes beginning in the fall of 2016. 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 the Humanities; Masters or PhD 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 experience, interest and skill in administration, languages, the arts, athletics, movement, student health and initiative, 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 Karl Schurman, High School Hiring Committee, Monadnock Waldorf School, 146 School Street, Keene, NH 03431:kpowers@monadnockwaldorfschool.org

ABOUT MONADNOCK WALDORF SCHOOL: Founded in 1976, Monadnock Waldorf School now enrolls 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, now in its 6th year, has a dynamic and committed core faculty, and a rich collegial life.

MWS is an accredited member of AWSNA and NEASC, and a member of WECAN and NAIS. To learn more about our school, please visit our website: www.monadnockwaldorfschool.org

 

Class Teacher
2016-2017

Monadnock Waldorf School in Keene, New Hampshire seeks a class teacher to join our dynamic faculty for the 2016-2017 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 students.

We are a fully accredited Waldorf School founded in 1976 serving 180 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 40 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 Tari Steinrueck, College of Teachers, Monadnock Waldorf School. Keene, NH 03431 or to tsteinrueck@monadnockwaldorfschool.org.