6th Grade Teacher for the 23-24 school year
Sunfield Farm and Waldorf School is seeking a 6th grade class teacher for the 2023-2024 school year.
The ideal candidate is a trained Waldorf teacher with the openness of stepping into an innovative team teaching model. We are seeking someone who possesses confidence, warmth, brightness, and is excited about integrating the rhythms of farm life into their teaching. Candidates should be enthusiastic about working in the social realm of children and adults. Our rising sixth grade constellation is creative, energetic, and passionate; truly a joyful class to work with.
Sunfield has been on the farm and land for 17 years. We serve 155 children in preschool through 8th grade, and expect a return to strong enrollment for the 2023/24 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 animals. Faculty have also committed to an examination of issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion, with the goal of educating each young person in the elemental values of justice, equity, and inclusivity; and to encourage practices of compassion and critical-thought into their lives within, outside of, and beyond Sunfield. Sunfield maintains a committed and supportive administrative team that participates in the life of the school and farm.
- 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
- 3+ years teaching experience in a grade’s classroom setting
- Bachelor’s degree
- Base salary is $40,000 plus increments, with a starting range from $40,000 to $52,500 depending on education and experience.
- Health, dental, and vision benefits.
- Life Insurance plan
- 100% tuition remission for dependent children.
- Annual professional development allocation and opportunities.
How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates please email a letter of interest, resume, and 3 professional references to Executive Director Abra Derbis at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 thriving farm, which 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!
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.
Sunfield Farm and Waldorf School
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