Careers

Spanish/World Language Teacher

Berkshire Waldorf School is seeking a part time – full time Spanish or World Language Teacher for the 2022-23 school year. Applicants will be able to guide the students in grades 1-8 through a developmentally appropriate curriculum and ideally have a foundation in Waldorf education. Effective classroom management, communication, and the ability to collaborate are priorities. Classroom support and mentoring will be provided. Serious inquiries only.

Our curriculum includes language/s, handwork, woodwork, music, eurythmy, an educational support program and physical education. Festivals and celebrations are community-oriented. The school is a full member of AWSNA and the Association of Independent Schools of New England (AISNE). 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.

To Apply:

Salary for the position is commensurate with experience; benefits include 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. 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.

Director of Extended Programming

Berkshire Waldorf School is seeking a Director of Extended Programming for the 2022-23 school year. This role will hold Aftercare and our Summer Program and it includes a combination of administrative and contact hours. Waldorf teaching experience is a plus. Effective classroom management, communication, and the ability to collaborate are priorities as are strong organizational skills.

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

To Apply:

Salary for the position is commensurate with experience; benefits may include 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. 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.

Aftercare Staff Positions Available

About the Berkshire Waldorf Aftercare Program

The BWS Aftercare Program offers creative, nurturing programming for toddlers through 8th graders which may include the arts, science, games, physical activities, homework time and free play. Staff will supervise free play, snack time, and facilitate an activity. Similar to school day programming, the aftercare program will take place outdoors, weather permitting.

This is a part time position, 4 days per week, from 2:45p – 5:30p. Possibility for increased hours exists.

We are looking for candidates who meet the following: 

Program Hours:

3:00-5:00pm. *Please note that staff will need to be on site 2:45pm-5:30pm

To Apply:

Salary for the position is commensurate with experience. Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and list of three references to our Human Resources Team at employment@berkshirewaldorfschool.org. Please include the job title and your name in the subject line. 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.

Early Childhood Assistant

Berkshire Waldorf School is seeking an early childhood assistant for the 2022-23 school year. Our ideal candidates 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, and we 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, NAIS as well as of 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 in Great Barrington, MA, five miles from the NY border and midway between New York City and Boston, the Berkshires are well known for their natural beauty and cultural and artistic communities.

To Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and list of five references to our Human Resources Team at employment@berkshirewaldorfschool.org. Please include the job title and your name in the subject line. A review of resumes will begin immediately.

Assistant Grades Teacher

Berkshire Waldorf School is seeking a full-time Assistant Grades Teacher for the 2022-23 school year. Ideal candidates will have a love of working with children, are enrolled in a Waldorf teacher training program or have an interest in pursuing Waldorf teacher education and are seeking practical classroom experience. This individual will have an interest and desire to fully integrate and engage in the daily life of an elementary school.

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.

To Apply:

This is a full-time position. Salary for the position is commensurate with experience; full-time benefits include health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, and tuition remission.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and list of three references to our Human Resources Team at employment@berkshirewaldorfschool.org. Please include the job title and your name in the subject line. A review of resumes will begin immediately.

Front Desk Receptionist

Berkshire Waldorf School has an opening for a receptionist/front desk specialist for immediate hire. Our ideal candidates have excellent verbal and written communication abilities,  strong organizational and time management skills, proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office, basic database entry skills and a strong sense of discretion and professionalism. Experience working in a school is a plus.

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

To Apply:

Salary for the position is commensurate with experience; benefits include 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. 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.