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First Grade

Waldorf Primary School Teacher

Dec 06 2017 | Forest House Waldorf School | Hong Kong

Forest House Waldorf School - The First Primary School in Hong Kong
following the Waldorf/Steiner/Steiner methodology


In September 2013 a group of parents and teachers started a primary school in Hong Kong using the Waldorf/Steiner methodology.

Forest House Waldorf School is a small developing school initiated by a group of parents wanting Waldorf Education for their children. Currently our teaching staff includes five experienced teachers with Waldorf/Steiner teacher qualifications. These teachers are now teaching 64 children from Class 1 to Class 5. A new Class 1 of 15-20 children will be opened in September 2018. We are seeking qualified teachers with Waldorf/Seiner training and experience, to join our dynamic team and serve as Class Teacher of this new class. This class teacher will be expected to stay with the class till they graduate.

Interested candidates must have minimum qualifications of an undergraduate degree and have completed Waldorf/Steiner/Steiner teacher training and/or three years successful Waldorf/Steiner teaching experience.

Class teachers are responsible for planning the daily, weekly and block rhythms of the year, seeking out new materials for his/her teaching. These plans are developed in accordance with the principles of Waldorf/Steiner pedagogy, and in light of the needs of the class. The Class teacher is also responsible for evaluation on each child's academic, emotional, and social progress and report to parents regularly through written reports and interviews.

As part of the faculty, class teachers contribute to pedagogical, child and curriculum study. They will lead regular parent evenings and work one-on-one with parents to help facilitate a more thorough understanding of the Waldorf/Steiner/Steiner curriculum and child development. The class teacher has a designated number of duties, administrative and other, in addition to their teaching responsibilities. He/she will attend all teacher meetings and assist with other school events wherever possible.


Key Requirements:

• Waldorf/Steiner/Steiner teacher education certification.

• Minimum university bachelor degree and 2 years teaching experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills; approachable for students, parents & colleagues.

• Excellent conflict resolution skills.

• Willingness & proven ability to work within a community environment.

• Commitment to New School development and Waldorf in Hong Kong.


Remuneration salary range for a full-time position is based on experience and qualifications. Employee benefits include housing allowance, return flights to home country at the beginning/end of contract.

We invite interested applicants to send a cover letter, biography, resume, and references to:

Forest House Waldorf School – [email protected]

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