Movement and Farming Teacher for 2022-2023

Position:  We are seeking a Grades teacher to fill the dual role of Movement and Games/Farming and Gardening teacher. If two qualified candidates present themselves, we would consider the possibility of splitting the role. 

The Movement and Games teacher is responsible for planning the daily and weekly games for the year. The teacher will also work with fifth grade students in preparing for the Pentathlon and will assist in the preparation of the event as well as accompany the students during the event. These plans are developed in accordance with the principles of Waldorf pedagogy and in light of the needs of the class. The Movement teacher is also responsible for deepening his/her understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and seeking out new materials for his/her teaching.

The Farming and Gardening teacher is responsible for planning the daily, weekly and block rhythms of the year for this subject, including composting, soil preparation, planting, and harvesting. These plans are developed in accordance with the principles of Waldorf pedagogy, biodynamic gardening principles, and in light of the needs of the class. The teacher is also responsible for deepening his/her understanding of Anthroposophy, child development and seeking out new materials for his/her teaching.

Qualifications:  A strong candidate will have at least an undergraduate degree and ideally some Waldorf teacher training and/or three years successful Waldorf teaching experience. The candidate will also have an understanding of the garden rhythms of the year, plant and garden care. 

Pay/Benefits:  This is an exempt position. The pay is commensurate with experience and training. Benefits include commensurate tuition remission and funds for ongoing professional development. 

Application:  Please send a letter of interest, resume, and a list of references to in**@da************.org.

Morgan Branson
Morgan Branson
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