[Priority Listing] Lead Kindergarten Teacher
Lead Kindergarten Teaching Position Beginning July 1, 2023
The Austin Waldorf School (AWS) is seeking a Lead Kindergarten Teacher to join our early childhood faculty this Fall. The successful candidate will embrace the established Waldorf curriculum in concert with the culture of the Austin Waldorf School. AWS has three mixed-age kindergarten classes ranging from ages 3½-6, and a preschool ages 3-4. Each Kindergarten class has up to 18 students , and a preschool class with 14 students, with full time assistants and additional nap assistants.
This position requires excellent organizational skills, creativity, warmth and flexibility, along with personal initiative. An awareness of developmental needs of the students is necessary.
• Bachelor’s degree.
• Completed Early Childhood Waldorf teacher training.
• Excellent written and social communication skills.
• Excellent collaboration skills and a spirit for innovation.
Benefits and Compensation:
We offer competitive salaries and strong benefits, including health and dental insurance, tuition remission, and retirement savings matching.
AWS is an established school community with an enrollment of nearly 400 students. Our picturesque 33-acre campus consists of four kindergartens, eight grade school classrooms, a nine-classroom high school, including a state-of-the-art science lab, a library, handwork room, performing arts center, gymnasium, eurythmy hall, art studio, school store, gardens, and playgrounds. Community events, such as festivals, concerts, plays, athletics, and adult education classes, create an atmosphere of cultural enrichment. We are fully accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS).
The Austin Waldorf School is a non-profit organization that welcomes applicants of any religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender preference, national or ethnic origin, and any other category protected by federal, state and local law.
If you are interested in joining our warm, hospitable community, please visit https://austinwaldorf.org/explore/career-opportunities/ and submit your AWS employment application, including your resume, three references, and a letter of intention addressed to Marie-Hélène Harlow, Pedagogical Administrator.