Employment Opportunities

First Grade Class Teacher

The Minnesota Waldorf School is currently accepting applications for a full-time first grade class teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree as well as a Waldorf Teaching Certificate or a Master’s Degree in Waldorf Education. We seek a candidate who has teaching experience and a dedication to Waldorf education. Ideal candidates will have a deep love for working with young people, effective teaching skills that nurture and help develop the children’s highest capacities, and a strong desire to implement equitable, anti-racist teaching practices. The Minnesota Waldorf school is home to a vibrant faculty and parent community, ideal candidates will display a willingness to work in true collaboration with colleagues and parents.

Minnesota Waldorf School is a PreK – 8th grade independent school. Our beautiful campus is nestled on eight acres of woods and green space with gardens, chickens, and a fully equipped playground. We offer a rich curriculum with Handwork, Movement, French, Woodwork, Strings, Choir, and Recorder.

Our campus is easily accessible from all parts of the Twin Cities metro area, which boasts a vibrant cultural life with world-class restaurants, venues, and museums. There are many parks, lakes, and hiking trails throughout the metro area, and numerous greenways and well-marked bike lanes make bicycle commuting very accessible. The Twin Cities boast multiple food co-ops, alternative health practitioners, and resources for green living.

Related Organizations:

Our sister school, City of Lakes Waldorf School, is 20 minutes away in the heart of Minneapolis. 40 minutes to the east of our campus are two anthroposophical farms and life sharing communities – Community Homestead, and Buttermilk Falls CSA and Folk School. Camphill Minnesota is an hour northwest of the Twin Cities. Anthroposophical activities in the area include biography classes, artistic workshops, festivals, and events.

Salary and Benefits:

Full-time positions include full tuition remission, continuing education funds, pre-tax 401k account, life and disability insurance, medical and dental coverage for employees, and partially subsidized insurance for dependents. Base salary starts at $33,500 with additional increments for Waldorf training and experience.

To apply:

Please send a letter of introduction, your resume or CV, and two professional letters of recommendation to:

Teacher Search Committee

Minnesota Waldorf School

70 East County Road B

Maplewood, MN 55117

Or email teachersearch@mnwaldorf.org

Substitution

MWS is seeking substitutes for all grade levels. Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter, two references, and an employment application. You can drop materials in the front office or they can be emailed to teachersearch@mnwaldorf.org.

Part-time Ensemble Teacher

Description: The Minnesota Waldorf School is looking for a Part-time Ensemble Teacher for the third through eighth grades beginning September 2021.

Required Qualifications

We seek an educator who has relevant experience teaching children cello, violin and viola. Our ideal candidate will have a deep love for working with children, effective teaching skills that nurture the growth and development of young people, and proficiency in teaching groups of students string techniques while imparting a love for music and the instrument.

Community

Minnesota Waldorf School is a PreK – 8th grade independent school. Our beautiful campus is nestled on eight acres of wooded, green space. Near the intersection of Rice Street and County Road B, just north of Saint Paul, we are easily accessible from all parts of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Salary: This part-time position pays $23 per hour and includes paid time for mentoring and some required meetings. Additional compensation information is available upon request.

Deadline: Open until filled.

Part -Time Summer Camp Assistant Teachers

The Minnesota Waldorf School is seeking two applicants to assist a lead counselor in our grades summer camp. The ideal candidate has interest in Waldorf education, and brings warmth, joy, and enthusiasm for working with school aged children.This position also requires the ability to engage in a physically active day primarily outdoors.

The age range for this summer camp program is 6-11. Camp runs from June 21 through August 20 with one position from 8:00-4:00 and a second from 10:00-5:00

If interested, please send a letter of interest and resume to teachersearch@mnwaldorf.org or fill out the application on the Minnesota Waldorf School website https://mnwaldorf.org/employment-opportunities/

Application:

For all positions, please send a letter of introduction with short biography, a completed employment application, your resume or CV and two letters of recommendation to teachersearch@mnwaldorf.org, or:

Teacher Search Committee
Minnesota Waldorf School
70 East County Road B
Maplewood, MN 55117