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.

Class Teacher, Upper Grades, 2019-2020 School Year

Monadnock Waldorf School in Keene, New Hampshire seeks an experienced teacher to join our faculty for the 2019-2020 school year as the teacher of a combined class of 7th and 8th graders. The successful candidate will be an experienced Waldorf teacher who is enthusiastic about bringing the richness of the curriculum to the middle grades, and is ready to become part of a dynamic and active school community. This individual will have a strong commitment to working collaboratively with colleagues and parents, engaging in ongoing personal and professional development, and contributing as a full member of our faculty circle.

We are a fully accredited Waldorf School, founded in 1976. Our school encompasses early childhood through eighth grade. Our Early Childhood campus is beautifully situated on 12 acres of forest, field, and stream, offering our three classrooms and active Parent-Child program ample opportunity to play and learn in nature. Our Grade School campus is an historic school building in the heart of town, where students in grades one through eight experience the Waldorf curriculum alongside a vibrant and well-established special subjects program that includes art, handwork and woodworking, French, movement education and circus, Eurythmy, and choral and instrumental music.

Our faculty is committed to working collaboratively with one another. We are deeply engaged with the work of bringing Waldorf education into our present day and age, holding Anthroposophy at the heart of what we do. Faculty, Administration, and our Board of Trustees enjoy a solid working relationship, allowing us to offer the depth of the Waldorf curriculum in collegial, intentional partnership. Our active parent body works with dedication to support and improve our school.

We will be accepting applications through Wednesday, June 13. Please send a letter of interest, your resume, and names and contact information for three professional references to our Faculty Chair, Nell Wiener, at nwiener@monadnockwaldorfschool.org

Parent & Child Teacher

Monadnock Waldorf School seeks a caring and experienced educator to be our Parent-Child Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. We seek a warm individual who loves working with children, values collegiality and desires to create an environment to support new parents.

The Parent-Child Program aims to provide a nurturing group experience for young children and their parents. It supports our newest families during their parenting journey and their first entry into Waldorf Education.

The teacher will provide the healthy and happy environment for children to engage in imaginative play and develop relationships through social interactions. He or she will facilitate informal conversations about parenting topics, and may engage parents in simple crafting projects and outdoor activities.

We are looking for a colleague who creates deep, inclusive relationships within the Keene community that welcomes many new families to Parent and Child classes. The teacher will provide ongoing opportunities for the Parent-Child families to learn about upcoming events and encourage their participation, so they feel a part of the life of our thriving school, located in the lush hills of southwest New Hampshire.


  • Capable of leading 2-3 Parent-Toddler and/or Parent-Infant classes a week with the possibility of one class on the weekend, with the potential to grow depending on enrollment. Attending children will be from birth through 3 years old.

  • Candidate must be CPR and First AID certified.

  • Candidate must undergo Live Scan (fingerprinting) and a background check prior to being hired.

We invite you to send a letter of introduction, your resume, and contact information for three references to the Parent-Child Teacher Search Committee at sgalligan@monadnockwaldorfschool.org

The committee consists of: Tiffany Nichols, School Administrator (tnichols@monadnockwaldorfschool.org); Nell Wiener, Faculty Chair (nwiener@monadnockwadlorfschool.org) Sarah Galligan, Early Childhood Co-Chair (sgalligan@monadnockwaldorfschool.org).

Early Childhood Morning Assistant Teacher 

Monadnock Waldorf School in Keene, New Hampshire has an opening for the 2017-18 school year for a Morning Assistant Teacher in a mixed-age classroom in our Early Childhood program. Our ideal candidate will have successful early childhood experience with children from ages 2 to 6, 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.

 Please send a letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Early Childhood Teachers, Sondra Nelson (snelson@monadnockwaldorfschool.org) and Eliza Murphy (emurphy@monadnockwaldorfschool.org). Include “Early Childhood Assistant Teacher” in the email subject line.