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Grade One Class Teacher

Sunfield Farm and Waldorf School

Port Hadlock, WA, USA

Full time

First Grade

Feb 9

Sunfield Farm and Waldorf School is seeking a Grade One Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. The ideal candidate is a trained Waldorf teacher with the intention of holding a class through 8th grade. We are seeking someone who possesses confidence, warmth, brightness, and is enthusiastic about integrating the rhythms of a working farm into their teaching. The ideal candidate has a strong aptitude for working in the social realm of children and adults and is eager to be fully immersed in parent work.

Sunfield has been on our land for 15 years. We served 154 children in preschool through 8th grade this school year, and expect a return to strong enrollment for the coming school year. Daily, children and teachers work with animals, plants, gardens, compost, walk and play on the land, and steward this magical place. Our dedicated faculty of 18 includes lead teachers, assistants and specialties instructors. Our faculty enjoy a strong colleagueship, deepening their work through Anthroposophy and a connection to the land and farm life. Faculty is also engaged in examining issues of diversity, equity and inclusion with the goal of seamlessly integrating the elemental values of justice, equity, and inclusivity thought into our student’s lives; along with the practices of compassion and critical-thought within, outside of, and beyond Sunfield.

Sunfield Land for Learning encompasses a Waldorf school, Biodynamic farm and community education program. We are located on an 81-acre campus in Jefferson County on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. We are one of few Waldorf schools in the nation that is located on a working farm. Our farm includes a forest, wetland and agricultural fields. Sunfield is nestled between the Olympic mountains and the Puget Sound, just outside of Port Townsend, a vibrant Victorian seaport community. We are two hours away from the bustling city of Seattle and have mountains and ocean in our backyard. Truly a beautiful place to live and work!

Required Qualifications:
• Waldorf teaching certificate (currently enrolled students will be considered)
• Commitment to Anthroposophy
• Deep understanding of Waldorf pedagogy and child development
• Excellent classroom management
• Ability to work collaboratively

Preferred Qualifications:
• 3+ years teaching experience in a grade’s classroom setting
• Bachelor’s degree

Compensation:
• Salary is dependent on experience and education.
• Health and vision benefits.
• 100% tuition remission for dependent children.
• Annual professional development opportunities.

How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates please email a letter of interest, resume, and 3 references to hiring@sunfieldfarm.org

Location
111 Sunfield Lane, Port Hadlock, WA 98339

Sunfield is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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