Employment

EMPLOYMENT AT AWS

The Asheville Waldorf School is entering its twelfth school year. In the 2022/23 school year, we will be offering multiple parent-child classes, two nursery classes, two kindergartens, and grades First through Seventh/ Eighth. We offer a number of subject classes including Eurythmy and Extra Lesson. Our growth has been consistent even through the challenges of COVID-19, and our class sizes are healthy.

Asheville Waldorf School became associate members of WECAN in 2017 and of AWSNA in 2018. Our organization consists of a cohesive and striving Faculty, a Board of Directors that draws members from both the Parent body and the community, a committed Administration, and a loving and involved community of parents and families.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Second Grade Teacher

The Asheville Waldorf School is seeking a Waldorf teacher to join our school Faculty starting July 1 to teach in our 2022/2023 school year.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have completed their Waldorf Grades Training, and have experience as a teacher in a Waldorf classroom. Teachers new to Waldorf education are also welcome if they have a serious interest in developing themselves as a Waldorf Grades teacher. We seek teachers with a deep understanding of child development, an interest in Anthroposophy, a love of working with young children, and the enthusiasm and energy to be involved in a school entering its twelfth year as the school moves to a permanent forest-based location close to town and continues Waldorf accreditation.

To Apply:
Please send your cover letter, resume, and references to:

Foreign Language Teacher - 3/4 Time

AWS is seeking a part-time Waldorf Foreign Language Teacher.
We are looking for candidates who have an understanding of Waldorf education and child development and ideally have completed or are currently enrolled in a Waldorf Foreign Language Training. Classroom experience is important to success in the role. Fluency in a foreign language is required and native speakers are preferred.
Teachers new to Waldorf Education are also welcome if they have a serious interest in developing themselves as a Waldorf Language teacher. We seek teachers with a deep understanding of child development, and an interest in Anthroposophy, a love working with children and the enthusiasm and energy to be involved in a pioneering school.
To Apply:
Please send your cover letter, resume, and references to:

Games Teacher - Part Time

Asheville Waldorf School is seeking a part-time Games teacher for Grades students. This position will involve 7-10 40-minute classes a week. It also includes paid prep time/week and attendance of subject teacher meetings and monthly all-staff meetings.

Games and movement in the Waldorf curriculum are critical in shaping physical and inner growth, as well as social and emotional development.

Required qualifications: 

  • Physical Education teaching experience 
  • Spatial Dynamics/Bothmer training or experience is preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Related prior job experience, including experience working with elementary and/or middle school students 
  • Must be energetic, reliable, and flexible 
  • Must be able. to work outdoors in many climates and conditions 
  • Waldorf teaching experience preferred 

This is an hourly, part-time position. The exact schedule will depend upon the school’s needs and the availability of the person hired for this position. 

 We are looking for applicants who can commit to our school community for at least the duration of the 2022-2023 school year.

 

To Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume, and three references to:

hiring@ashevillewaldorf.org

or

Asheville Waldorf School Hiring Committee

531 Haywood Rd.

Asheville, NC 28806

Administrative Chair

Asheville Waldorf School is seeking an Administrative Chair. This position is head of our Administrative Team and maintains oversight of the business office, strategic development, and operations.

The Administrative Chair is the head of the Administrative Team and maintains oversight of business and community development to facilitate the achievement of administrative and operational objectives in service of movement toward AWS mission and values.

Working closely with the Faculty Section Chairs, the Administrative Team, and the Board of Directors, a successful candidate must:

  • Have administrative skills and experience (including strategic planning, financial/legal/operational competence, advanced computer literacy (google suite, TADS, ParentSquare, AdminSystems), etc.)

  • Be committed to the ideals of Waldorf education and have a foundation in Anthroposophy (preferably have training in Waldorf teaching or administration)

  • Demonstrate the desire and ability to foster an environment of inclusion and diversity

  • Have demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills

  • Represent the school to our immediate community, the larger community, professional organizations, and in support of fundraising efforts

Social Renewal, Earth Stewardship, and Human Connections are our core pillars at AWS.  Diversity enriches our learning and work environments by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand the world, to identify challenges, and to discover and deliver solutions – thereby allowing our entire community to thrive. 

Compensation for this full-time salaried position is based on experience and includes full tuition remission. 

A comprehensive position description is available upon request.

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to a.lanier@ashevillewaldorf.org

+ Substitute Teachers +

Asheville Waldorf School has ongoing employment opportunities as substitute teachers.

We have options to sub in our early childhood, grades, and aftercare programs. Applicants should be warm, love children, and have some knowledge about Waldorf education, ideally with a desire to learn more. Must be dependable, reliable, and timely.

Anyone interested in being a substitute should send a resume along with letter of interest to: hiring@ashevillewaldorf.org

AWS at a Glance

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Educating the whole child, in mind, body, and spirit,  

for a life of continuous learning

and meaningful engagement with the world.

ASHEVILLE WALDORF SCHOOL

Main office: 828.575.2557

Email: info@ashevillewaldorf.org

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY

The Asheville Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or national origin in its employment policies, educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

FOUNDED IN 2010 | ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF AWSNA, AND WECAN | PRE-K THROUGH GRADE 8

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