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Upper School Pedagogical Faculty Chair

Gathering Waters Chartered Public School

Keene, NH, USA

Full time

Administration

Dec 21

Gathering Waters School is a new K-12 charter school guided by the core principles of public Waldorf education. We opened our doors in September 2021 for grades K-9, and in our upcoming third year we will serve up to 11th Grade. The mission of Gathering Waters Chartered Public School is to offer students an education that enables them to discover their interests and capabilities; explore the surrounding world; and cultivate a lifelong love of learning, a sense of community responsibility and understanding of environmental sustainability.

Gathering Waters School seeks Upper School Pedagogical Leader candidates with proven teaching experience and a pioneering spirit who are excited to collaboratively build our school. Ideal candidates possess a strong interest in Waldorf education, a multi-disciplinary background, and are committed to serving a diverse population of learners.

The Gathering Waters School Upper School Faculty Chair is responsible for supporting an exemplary Waldorf student experience, supporting the Gathering Waters faculty, and cultivating a culture of collaboration and communication at our school. The Faculty Chairs will share pedagogical leadership responsibilities with the School Principal. The Level Chair is a 50% position with the expectation that the Chair also teaches for 50% of their full time position.

Our Level Chairs will be:

  • An experienced Waldorf teacher with a minimum of five years preferred
  • A dynamic and visionary leader with a strong and positive work ethic
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to inspire others
  • A co-worker committed to collaboration and able to form strong partnerships
  • An experienced leader with a demonstrated ability to bring vision into action
  • Comfortable with serving a diverse community of students and families
  • Familiar with public school services, federal title programs and special education services

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of teaching experience preferred
  • Experience in pedagogical administration and leadership preferred
  • Waldorf teacher training and/or Waldorf teaching experience
  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field
  • NH teaching credential encouraged

Compensation:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, and professional development funding.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Luke Goodwin

School Principal

Gathering Waters Chartered Public School

luke.goodwin@gatheringwaterscharter.org



Gathering Waters Chartered Public School is an initiative member of the Alliance of Waldorf Public Education and is committed to the path to becoming a full member of the Alliance.

Our region is uniquely situated to support a Waldorf-inspired charter with a wealth of knowledge and resources that are already established here, including two Waldorf teacher training programs, Antioch University-New England and The Center for Anthroposophy. Families move to the Keene area from all over the country because of the presence of organizations inspired by the philosophy that stands behind Waldorf education, including Monadnock Waldorf School, High Mowing School, Sophia’s Hearth Family Center in Keene, Camp Glenbrook in Marlborough, Kroka Expeditions in Marlow, and Badger Corporation in Gilsum. Southwestern New Hampshire is home to a well-established community that is ready and eager to support a Waldorf-inspired chartered public school and with whom we welcome the opportunity to partner. 

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