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.

Office Assistant

Monadnock Waldorf School in Keene, New Hampshire seeks an Office Assistant who will support the administrative functions of our school. We seek a warm, organized individual who loves working with children. The Office Assistant must be capable and willing to support the administrative needs of our students, parents, faculty and larger community.

Monadnock Waldorf School was founded in 1976 and now serves 160 students from nursery through grade twelve on three beautiful campuses. Our dedicated faculty work each day to bring all the benefits of Waldorf education to the students in their care. Our administrative team is made up of capable and devoted leaders who guide the school with care and support one another. We benefit from an active parent community and a broad circle of support. We value initiative, collaboration, mutual respect, professional maturity, good will and commitment to the insights of Waldorf education.

The Office Assistant is an hourly, part-time role. The Office Assistant primarily supports the Grade School and Early Childhood campuses. The Office Assistant’s first roles are to greet and support students, parents and faculty in the office, and serve as the first responder for phone calls. The Office Assistant supports both the Main Office Coordinator and the Director of Enrollment and Outreach. The Office Assistant role focuses on communication, database entry, record keeping and events.

The successful candidate will possess technological skills, a well-articulated interest in working in a Waldorf school environment and demonstrated abilities in customer service.

Monadnock Waldorf School is located in the southwestern corner of New Hampshire in the Monadnock Region, known for its natural beauty and easy access to hiking, boating, skiing and more. Keene is a small, family-friendly city with a vibrant downtown rich in history and cultural activities. It is home to both Antioch New England Graduate School as well as a branch of the state university system.

Please send your letter of interest, your resume and the names and contact information for three professional references to Office Assistant Hiring Committee, Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln Street, Keene, NH 03431 or email to info@monadnockwaldorfschool.org.

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. MWS 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 MWS. 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 your letter of interest, your resume and the names and contact information for three professional references to the Music Hiring Committee:
Nell Wiener:  nwiener@monadnockwaldorfschool.org
Carol Renzelman:  crenzelman@monadnockwaldorfschool.org 
Karl Schurman: kschurman@monadnockwaldorfschool.org