Employment at EWS

Open Positions


FULL-TIME Middle School/High School Math Teacher

We are seeking a math teacher to join our middle and high school math department. The position would begin July 1, 2024. 

Once hired, the candidate will join the math department and assist in developing and implementing the math curriculum for 6th through 12th grade. Our current model includes year-long skill-building classes and discovery-based main lesson intensives. This candidate should expect to develop their classroom curriculum in collaboration with other colleagues in the math department.

We welcome all applications, but our ideal candidate is a trained math teacher with experience working in the classroom with students grades 6-12 and an understanding of  Waldorf pedagogy. The candidate must be able to work with diverse learning needs. A college degree is necessary, and post-graduate studies, including Waldorf teacher training, are preferred. 

Salary and Benefits: This is a salaried, full-time, year-round position. The salary range is commensurate with experience. The benefits package includes medical insurance. Tuition remission is provided for full-time faculty/staff children.

About the Emerson Waldorf School: Emerson Waldorf is a dual-accredited, well-established school with a rich program. We are located on a 54-acre wooded campus and farm set on the outskirts of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in the vibrant Research Triangle area. Within this diverse region, our campus is in a small rural and residential area adjacent to the 700-acre Duke Forest nature preserve. Our setting provides a rural atmosphere with the cultural advantages of a city. We serve students from preschool through high school, and in working together, we actively promote a professional culture of communication, collaboration, and professional and personal development.

Emerson Waldorf School is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment.  If you would like to join our exceptional faculty and staff, please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to: Colleen Everhart  ceverhart@americansportsmanreport.com


Early Childhood Teacher

The Emerson Waldorf School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is seeking an Early Childhood Teacher to join our dedicated faculty for the 2024-25 school year.

We are looking for an Early childhood teacher who understands Waldorf pedagogy and an  anthroposophical understanding of child development. We desire someone committed to  collaborating with colleagues to create an educational environment aligned with our program  goals and school values. An enthusiasm for outdoor learning is essential.

This is a full-time position. Responsibilities include creating a nurturing environment to support  the young child's healthy development, carrying out classroom and program activities,  communicating and partnering with parents, and attending faculty meetings.

We welcome all applications, but our ideal candidate has completed their Early Childhood  Waldorf teacher training, has teaching experience in an Early Childhood classroom, and is  committed to lifelong learning and professional growth.

To Apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and two professional reference contacts to:  pcornell@americansportsmanreport.com


Part-Time High School Coordinator for the 2023-24 school year


The high school coordinator provides administrative support for the high school faculty/staff, helps to coordinate high school activities with the whole school, and works collaboratively with the high school co-chairs to support the well-being of high school faculty, staff, and students.

This part-time position begins immediately.
Previous high school teaching and/or administration experience is required (knowledge of Waldorf education is preferred). 

The Emerson Waldorf School is a dual-accredited, well-established school with a rich program. We are located on a 54-acre wooded campus and farm set on the outskirts of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in the vibrant Research Triangle area. Within this diverse region, our campus is in a small rural and residential area adjacent to the 700-acre Duke Forest nature preserve. Our setting provides a rural atmosphere with the cultural advantages of a city. We serve students from infancy through high school, and actively develop a professional culture of communication, collaboration, and professional and personal development.

Emerson Waldorf School has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community that values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment.  If you would like to join our exceptional faculty, please send or email a resume and cover letter, and three references to:
ceverhart@americansportsmanreport.com


Ealry Childhood Aftercare Provider

The Emerson Waldorf School has an immediate opening for an Early Childhood Aftercare Provider.

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in Waldorf education and a desire to work with a team of experienced early childhood educators. Our mixed-aged classes serve children ages 3 - 6. The aftercare provider cares for the children who attend school in the afternoons. This candidate has experience and enthusiasm for working with young children and must be able to work independently. The lead teachers will provide guidance and oversight for the aftercare provider’s work with the children in the classroom and outdoor space. Some responsibilities include creating a warm and welcoming environment for the children to rest, assisting the children with self-care, and overseeing outdoor play.

This is a part-time, hourly position from 11:30 - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday, from January 2024 through mid-June.

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and two professional reference contacts to:

Patricia Cornell

pcornell@americansportsmanreport.com


eurythmy teachers

EWS has a thriving K-12th grade eurythmy program, a dedicated eurythmy room with a sprung floor, a vibrant student body, supportive colleagues, and a culture where Eurythmy is well-respected. 

Performance opportunities are available.

We are seeking an experienced eurythmy teacher who has demonstrated success in teaching a variety of grade levels and are interested in joining the Emerson Waldorf School in our efforts toward school innovation in the areas of diversity and equity, ready to help reimagine our Waldorf school to create a more inclusive and equitable school program and environment. Such individuals will model artistry, dynamism, groundedness, flexibility, empathy, initiative, and great collaborative skills. The candidate should demonstrate proficiency and comfort with classroom management as well as the imagination and artistry necessary for eurythmic work. 

Full-time responsibilities include (note: responsibilities for guest eurythmy teachers would be decided on a case-by-case basis):

  • Teach a full-time eurythmy curriculum (16 periods) to a variety of grades (to be determined): kindergarten, lower grades, middle school, high school.

  • Offer performances of student work and contribute to festivals/plays

  • Attend scheduled meetings

  • Collaborate with student support services and colleagues

  • Communicate effectively with parents/guardians and colleagues

Qualifications:

  • Pedagogical training and a eurythmy diploma recognized by the Goetheanum

  • Successful experience teaching different age groups

  • Commitment to Waldorf principles and philosophy 

If you would like to join our exceptional faculty, please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Colleen Everhart at ceverhart@americansportsmanreport.com


About the Emerson Waldorf School

Emerson Waldorf is a dual-accredited, well-established school with a rich program. We are located on a 54-acre wooded campus and farm set on the outskirts of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in the vibrant Research Triangle area. Within this diverse region, our campus is in a small rural and residential area adjacent to the 700-acre Duke Forest nature preserve. Our setting provides a rural atmosphere with the cultural advantages of a city. We serve students from preschool through high school and, in our working together, we actively promote a professional culture of communication, collaboration, and professional and personal development.

Emerson Waldorf School has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community that values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment.

Please visit our Relocation Page to learn more about the area. 


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