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Early Childhood Assistant Teacher (P/T)

Rudolf Steiner School

New York, NY, USA

Part time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood


Jun 1


Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Part-Time Position, Beginning Fall 2023


Position: The 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 all classroom activities: snack preparation, maintaining the classroom space, and co- leading the afternoon program. Hours are 12:00-3:00 M-F.


Our School: The Rudolf Steiner School, an independent Nursery-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 with multi-cultural competence, and welcome new faculty to contribute to our vision of Waldorf education for the 21st century. 


RSS is a member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and is accredited by both AWSNA and the New York State Association of Independent Schools. RSS Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization incorporated under the laws of N.Y. State and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientations, gender identity or national origin. We prefer candidates with a strong interest in professional development around cultural competency and fostering a diverse and inclusive community.  


The school offers competitive salaries and a strong benefits plan, including full medical coverage, a retirement TIAA-CREF plan, life insurance, tuition remission, funding for professional development and a full lunch program. Salaries are commensurate with experience.  


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, short biography, and three references to:  


Nancy Ho-Cortes

Rudolf Steiner School

15 East 79th Street

New York, NY  10075


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