Careers

Third Grade Class Teacher Fall 2024

Berkshire Waldorf School is seeking a full time Third Grade Class Teacher for the 2024-25 school year. Ideally, candidates would have Waldorf teaching experience. Effective classroom management, communication, and the ability to collaborate are priorities. Classroom support and mentoring will be provided.

Our curriculum includes language/s, handwork, woodwork, music, eurythmy, an educational support program and physical education. Festivals and celebrations are community-oriented. Our Board is active and well-established, and our strong Parent Association reflects a supportive and diverse parent body. The school is a full member of AWSNA, as well as of the Association of Independent Schools of New England. An active Anthroposophical branch and First Class are in the area, as well as a nearby teacher training center, biodynamic farm and farm store.

Located midway between New York City and Boston, the Berkshires are well known for cultural and artistic communities.

Salary for the position is commensurate with experience; benefits include continuing education support, health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, and tuition remission. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to Human Resources, employment@berkshirewaldorfschool.org or call 413.528.4015 x130. A review of resumes will begin immediately.

Leave Placement – Early Childhood Lead Teacher Fall 2024

Berkshire Waldorf School has a maternity leave opening for an Early Childhood Lead Nursery Teacher for the 2024/25 school year. Placement begins in August 2024 and specific dates are to be determined. Candidates must have Waldorf Early Childhood training and teaching experience, and love and commitment to being outdoors with children. A strong understanding of child development and a capacity to provide parent support and healthy communication are essential. We also value an interest in Anthroposophy.

Both our Nursery and our Mixed-age Kindergarten classes are based outdoors, but each class has access to an indoor classroom as well. Our beautiful campus includes playgrounds, forest trails and play areas, and gardens. The school is a full member of AWSNA and the Association of Independent Schools of New England. The Berkshire Waldorf School is a N-8 school, and the Berkshire Waldorf High School is located nearby.

Located midway between New York City and Boston, the Berkshires are well known for their natural beauty and cultural and artistic communities.

Salary for the position is commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to Human Resources, employment@berkshirewaldorfschool.org or call 413 528 4015. A review of resumes will begin immediately.

Berkshire Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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