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Nursery Lead Teacher

Rudolf Steiner School

New York, NY, USA

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Feb 3

Nursery Lead Teacher
Full-Time Position (Beginning Fall 2022)

Position:   The Rudolf Steiner School seeks a colleague to join the Early Childhood (EC) department who brings experience and enthusiasm for working with young children, ages 2-3. Strong candidates will possess a Waldorf Early Childhood teacher training and will have teaching experience, ideally in a Waldorf school setting. As a member of the Early Childhood faculty, the Nursery Lead teacher will work collaboratively with colleagues on a daily basis and in regular departmental, all-school faculty, and parent meetings. The Nursery Lead Teacher carries the classroom, children and parent work with the assistance of an Assistant EC Teacher in each mixed-age nursery classroom. Applying the pedagogical principles of Waldorf education, the teacher is responsible for designing and holding the programs and activities on a day-to-day basis creating a healthy, daily and weekly rhythm as well as consciously implementing a yearly curriculum that acknowledges the year’s seasons and festival life.

Our School: The Rudolf Steiner School (RSS), an independent Nursery-12 school, and the first Waldorf School in North America, is located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The school is committed to building a healthy, inclusive community that reflects the diversity of NYC. We value an interest in diversity with multi-cultural competence, and welcome new faculty to contribute to our vision of Waldorf education for the 21st century.

RSS is a member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and is accredited by both AWSNA and the New York State Association of Independent Schools. RSS Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization incorporated under the laws of N.Y. State and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientations, gender identity or national origin. We prefer candidates with a strong interest in professional development around cultural competency and fostering a diverse and inclusive community.

The school offers competitive salaries and a strong benefits plan, including full medical coverage, a retirement TIAA-CREF plan, life insurance, tuition remission, funding for professional development and a full lunch program. Salaries are commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, short biography, and three references to:

Nancy Ho-Cortes
Rudolf Steiner School
15 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

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