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Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Rudolf Steiner School

New York, NY, USA

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood


Jun 1

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Full Time


Lower School, New York, NY, US

Salary Range: $40,000.00 To 67,750.00 Annually

Rudolf Steiner School seeks a colleague to join the early childhood department who brings experience and enthusiasm for working with young children, ages 2-6. 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 assistant teacher will work collaboratively with colleagues on a daily basis and in regular departmental, all-school faculty, and parent meetings. Responsibilities include supporting the Lead teacher in all classroom activities: snack preparation, maintaining the classroom space and co-leading the afternoon program. Hours are 7:30 – 3:30 M-F. 

The Rudolf Steiner School, an independent nursery to 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 and multi-cultural competence. Steiner is accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS).


  • Regular communication with colleagues, and parents
  • Full participation in school life including faculty meetings, professional development opportunities, evening events for current and prospective parents, special school events, and more


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Completion of Bachelor’s degree: Master’s preferred
  • Interest in and appreciation for Waldorf Education
  • Commitment to professional growth including further education in Waldorf teaching
  • Versatility, enthusiasm, punctuality, creativity

To be considered for the Class Teacher Assistant position, please submit a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three references to our Employment Page. We will be accepting applications until the position is filled. 

Rudolf Steiner School is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, predisposing genetic characteristics, actual or perceived domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other category protected by law. The School takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance all qualified candidates.

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