Employment

River Valley’s home in beautiful Bucks County, Pennsylvania on the hills above the Delaware River is near the small river-towns and villages that dot the Delaware River along the Pennsylvania/New Jersey border.   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, Music, Fine & Sculptural Arts (woodworking, clay & soapstone) 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 Administrator, Leadership Council, Administrative Team and Board of Trustees.

River Valley Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer.

Available Positions

Nursery Teacher for February, 2020

River Valley Waldorf School is looking for a trained and experienced Waldorf teacher with depth of knowledge spanning birth through 4 years old to join our dedicated early childhood department.  The ideal candidate must be well-versed in Waldorf pedagogy, the stages of child development, and have the capacity to skillfully partner with our interested and supportive parent body as well as creatively lead a nursery class with warmth and good humor. The faculty at RVWS works collaboratively to build a cohesive Waldorf Early Childhood program with a successful history of bridging students into our grade school and looks forward to welcoming a new colleague into this foundational piece of our school.

To apply for an open position:
Interested applicants should submit resume, references and a short biographical sketch.

By email:     rmiller@rivervalleyschool.org

By mail: 
River Valley Waldorf School, Hiring Committee
1395 Bridgeton Hill Road
Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

 

 

Substitute Teachers needed:

River Valley Waldorf School is looking for substitute teachers for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 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 Reeve Kelly 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:     LC@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.

 

 

Eurythmy Block Teacher  –  2019-2020

River Valley Waldorf School is seeking a trained pedagogical eurythmist to teach a block of eurythmy during the fall and spring (September – October and April – June time frame) for a total 12-14 weeks. The block will include approximately 15 eurythmy lessons per week for kindergarten and grade school classes.  A piano accompanist will be available for lessons.

The exact dates of employment will be determined with the applicant.  Please send letter of intent and resume to info@rivervalleyschool.org or River Valley School, 1392 Bridgeton Hill Road, Upper Black Eddy, PA, 18972, 610-982-5606.

Interested applicants should submit resume, references and a short biographical sketch. If you have any questions, please call Reeve Kelly:  (610) 982-5606.

 

 

Part-time Bookkeeper wanted.

River Valley Waldorf School is seeking a part-time bookkeeper, 24-30 hours per week. This is a year-round position that reports to the Business Administrator.

We are looking for a personable, customer-service oriented individual with excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills, who is able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and discretion. The ideal candidate will be able to manage multiple projects and tasks, work independently, and adjust to the changing pace of the office throughout the year.

Education/ Experience

  • Proficient in QuickBooks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Solid understanding of bookkeeping and basic accounting principles
  • Experience working with online payroll and business platforms

Responsibilities include:
Accounts receivable
Accounts payable
General ledger
Payroll
Banking
Account reconciliation
ACH deposits
Check writing
Monthly and quarterly reporting

Compensation:
Hourly, commensurate with experience.

Qualified candidates will be invited to interview with the Hiring Committee and/or the Business Administrator. Interested applicants, please email resume and cover letter to info@rivervalleyschool.org.

 

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