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[Priority Listing] Eurythmy Teacher in the Boston Area

Waldorf School of Lexington

Lexington, MA, USA

Full time

Arts

May 10

Waldorf School of Lexington, located in the greater Boston area, is seeking a full-time, kindergarten through eighth grade eurythmy teacher for the 2022-23 school year. WSL’s Eurythmy program is well established and has long held a key position in the school. Our accompanist is a supportive, accomplished concert pianist, with impressive sight-reading and improvisation skills. The school has a dedicated eurythmy room, with a sprung floor and a small private office space. 

The candidate will be an experienced and certified eurythmy teacher, who has the energy, commitment and vitality for working with children of various ages. This role will work collaboratively with other colleagues. 

Additional Qualifications

  • Eurythmy Diploma recognized by the Goetheanum, Switzerland.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Successful experience teaching different age groups.
  • Commitment to Waldorf principles and philosophy.

Responsibilities

  • Teach full-time eurythmy K-8
  • Contribute to festivals and class plays 
  • Attend weekly faculty meetings
  • Collaborate with student support services and colleagues
  • Communicate effectively with parents/guardians and colleagues

To Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references (written or provide contact information) in a single pdf to communications@thewaldorfschool.org.

Setting

WSL is sited 12 miles west of Boston in historic Lexington, Massachusetts—an area rich with culture, historic significance, and natural beauty. Abutting our campus is a 185-acre nature preserve and features a sports field, several play gardens, a vegetable garden, and beehives.

Pedagogy and Program

WSL provides an arts-integrated academic education. We offer a curriculum rich in the humanities and sciences as well as practical and fine arts, grounded in the pedagogical principles and methods of Austrian philosopher and educator Rudolf Steiner. Cultivating critical thinking, creativity, and perseverance in our students, we strive to instill an enthusiasm for learning, skills in collaboration, and the confidence to engage in a changing world.

WSL serves nearly 180 students from preschool through grade 8. The school offers a challenging academic program, provided by faculty educated in the understanding of students' cognitive, emotional, and physical developmental stages. Our educational philosophy and culture instill in students respect for themselves, for each other, and for the living world around them. WSL prepares students for a lifetime of engaged, self-directed learning.

Diversity

Waldorf School of Lexington is committed to an ongoing process of learning, listening and deepening our understanding of equity, inclusion, and justice. With reverence, we strive to create, embrace and support a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and just community where everyone feels respected, connected and valued. We welcome students, families, faculty, and staff of all races, ethnicities, cultural and religious heritages, socio-economic backgrounds, geographic origins, gender identities, sexual orientations, and family structures. We reject discrimination in all its forms, and embrace the principles of common humanity expressed by the founder of Waldorf education, Rudolf Steiner. WSL has adopted the position statement of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA).

Accreditation

The Waldorf School of Lexington is accredited by AWSNA and NEASC (the New England Association of Schools and Colleges), and are members of AISNE (Association of Independent Schools of New England), and NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools).

Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including a competitive salary; tuition remission for dependent children accepted to the school; individual or family medical/dental, and retirement savings plan benefits. Please note that the costs associated to job relocations are not covered by WSL.

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