Employment at RVWS

River Valley Waldorf School sits amid woods and fields, on the bluffs above the mighty Delaware River. Our immediate environment is rural, yet we are conveniently just over an hour from both New York City and Philadelphia; about 40 minutes from the Lehigh Valley. Housed in a former public elementary school building, our programs include approximately 160 children in grades one through eight, kindergarten, and nursery, plus parent-child classes. We are proud to offer a strong professional development program for our faculty and of our ability to provide a full Waldorf curriculum, which currently includes: Spanish, Handwork, Sculptural Arts (woodworking, clay & soapstone), Music, Gardening and eurythmy.

Both our faculty and our parent body are tight-knit, supportive and welcoming; committed to community and diversity. Seasoned and newer Waldorf teachers sit in our faculty circle and carry the work of the school each day.

At over 20 years old, our school and community are maturing nicely. We are a fully accredited member of AWSNA (Association of Waldorf Schools of North America) and of PAIS (Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools).

River Valley Waldorf School is supported by a Pedagogical Chair, Leadership Council, Administrative Team, Board of Trustees and an involved parent body.

Available Positions

 

First GradeTeacher, Fall, 2018

River Valley Waldorf School is Seeking a First GradeTeacher for Fall, 2018

River Valley Waldorf School sits amid woods and fields, on the bluffs above the mighty Delaware River. Our immediate environment is rural, yet we are conveniently just over an hour from both New York City and Philadelphia; about 40 minutes from the Lehigh Valley. Housed in a former public elementary school building, our programs include grades one through eight, kindergarten, nursery and parent-child classes. We are proud to offer a strong professional development program for our faculty and of our ability to offer a full Waldorf curriculum, which currently includes: Spanish, Handwork, Sculptural Arts (woodworking & clay), Fine Arts, Music, Gardening and Eurythmy.

We are accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS).

Both our faculty and parent body are tight-knit, supportive and welcoming; committed to community and diversity. River Valley Waldorf School is supported by a Pedagogical Chair, Leadership Council, Administrative Team and Board of Trustees.

We are looking for a dynamic, Waldorf-trained teacher to join our dedicated faculty circle beginning in the 2018-19 school year. Our generous compensation package includes full tuition remission, health insurance and a 403B pension plan.  River Valley Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus certificate or MEd in Waldorf Elementary Education
  • Experience teaching grade school students
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Open to colleagueship and the development of strong, collaborative professional relationships

Interested applicants should submit resume, references and a short biographical sketch.

By email: info@rivervalleyschool.org
By mail: River Valley Waldorf School
1395 Bridgeton Hill Road
Upper Black Eddy, Pa 18972
By fax: (610) 982-5799

If you have any questions, please call Annie Porter, Pedagogical Chair:  (610) 982-5606.

 

Substitute Teachers needed:

River Valley Waldorf School is looking for substitute teachers for the 2017-18 and 2018-2019 school years. Early Childhood substitutes must have experience working with young children. In the Grade School, teacher training and/or teaching experience are necessary. Interested applicants should send a letter, resume and references to: info@rivervalleyschool.org

If you have questions regarding any position, please call Annie Porter, Pedagogical Chair at (610) 982-5606.

To apply for an open position:

Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume, short biographical sketch and three references.

By email:     info@rivervalleyschool.org

By mail:      River Valley Waldorf School, Hiring Committee

1395 Bridgeton Hill Road

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

 River Valley Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.