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Lead Early Childhood Teacher

Upper Valley Waldorf School

Quechee, Vermont, United States

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood


Jun 22

Upper Valley Waldorf School

Lead Teacher for Early Childhood Program

 Position Opening for Fall 2023

The Early Childhood program at the Upper Valley Waldorf School, located in Quechee, Vermont is seeking application materials for a Waldorf-trained and experienced Lead Teacher for our Early Childhood program for the fall of 2023 for the 2023-2024 school year.

We have a well-established program, and a beautiful faculty-designed four-classroom early childhood building that houses classes with individual classroom outdoor spaces, as well as a full outside playground and 10 acres of forest and field. We are proud to be a Prequalified Provider under Act 166 (Universal Prekindergarten) and are recognized as a 4-STAR program by the Department of Children and Families in Vermont. Vermont STARS recognizes and rewards programs that go above and beyond Vermont’s basic regulatory requirements in providing services to Vermont’s children and families.

The Upper Valley Waldorf School is a Preschool through Eighth Grade school with a projected enrollment of 130 and four Caregiver-Child classes for the 2023-2024 school year. We offer a rich Waldorf curriculum, which includes French, woodwork, handwork, movement, instrumental music and chorus. Our school holds a dual accreditation with AWSNA/NEASC and we completed a successful capital campaign in 2018 resulting in new classrooms for our Grades 5-8 students. It is an exciting time to join the UVWS faculty! There are several other Waldorf schools within a two hours drive, as well as the New England Waldorf Teachers Training Program at Antioch University in Keene, NH.

The Upper Valley is a vibrant community located near the Connecticut River and nestled between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The quiet beauty of the natural environment offers a full range of outdoor activities. We are just two hours from Boston, four hours from Montreal and five hours from New York City.

Interested candidates must meet all State of Vermont Qualifications for Early Childhood Teachers. More information regarding qualifications is available upon resume submission.

Salary: Base $45,673 plus applicable experience. The full benefits package includes a generous Health Insurance plan, full tuition remission, Professional Development support, Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, T. Rowe Retirement Plan, access to Vision & Dental Insurance and a Flexible Savings Account.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to:

Leadership Council: Hiring

ATTN: Anne Parent, HR/Finance Director

Upper Valley Waldorf School                        

P.O. Box 709                                                 

Quechee, VT 05059                                       

Phone: 802-296-2496

Fax: 802-296-5075



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