Careers


Susquehanna Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Pedagogical Director

The Susquehanna Waldorf School (SWS) is seeking a full-time Pedagogical Director. SWS has been bringing Waldorf Education to the Lancaster, York, and Dauphin counties for more than 35 years. Our dedicated Faculty, Administration, Board of Trustees, and Parents are a community deeply committed to the holistic well-being of students.

Eligible candidates should have Waldorf Teacher Certification and Waldorf teaching experience. They must have experience and demonstrated success in educational management and organizational leadership. They must be able to work well within established school processes as well as facilitate improvements according to shifting objectives. A proven commitment to collaborative work and consensus decision-making is essential as well as an emphatic approach to working with colleagues, students, and parents.

Start date is August 1, 2022.

Below is the Position Summary. A full description is available on request.

The Pedagogical Director will:

  • Oversee and manage processes that ensure the school’s pedagogical quality, consistency, coherence, and continuity.
  • Bring a whole-school perspective, bridging administrative and pedagogical insights, to all matters.
  • Support the work of the Leadership Council (the Administration, Early Childhood, Grades and Specialty Subject Department Chairs).
  • Work closely with the College of Teachers, Administration, Leadership Council, and the Board of Trustees are to be guided by governance structures, policies, and procedures, and to review and refine them as needed.

This is a full-time year-round position. To apply, please send a letter of introduction, resume, brief biography, and contact information for three professional references to personnelsearch@susquehanna.org

Susquehanna Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Enrollment Director

Susquehanna Waldorf School is hiring an Enrollment Director to create, implement, and manage a successful admissions and retention program. For 35 years, the School has been developing a warm and inclusive Waldorf environment, and in this new and challenging position, the Enrollment Director will lead the School to its new phase of expanding our markets and presence in Lancaster, York, and Dauphin counties.

Responsibilities include:
1. Implementing and managing a successful enrollment strategy
2. Implementing and managing a successful marketing/communications plan
3. Implementing and managing a successful internal and external community involvement plan
4. Actively participating in School Leadership, Board of Trustees and faculty and staff meetings

Qualifications:
– Previous experience within an admissions process
– Experience in or appreciation for Waldorf education
– Management and organizational leadership experience
– Excellent interpersonal communication, both spoken and written
– Bachelor’s degree
– Collaborative work ethic and openness to learn
– Motivated, ethical and responsible

The Susquehanna Waldorf School offers early childhood through 8th grade education for 150 students in Marietta Pennsylvania, a quaint river town 15 miles due west of Lancaster PA. The school is dually accredited with AWSNA and PAIS. Our region of Pennsylvania has many public parks and spaces, vibrant art and music scenes, and local farmer’s markets and is roughly equidistant (90min) from the major metropolitan areas of Baltimore and Philadelphia.

This is a full-time, salaried position ($80,000 with notable enrollment or admissions experience) with full benefits. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contacts for personal reference to the Enrollment Director Search Committee c/o personnelsearch@susquehanna.org by August 31st.

Susquehanna Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Class Strings Teacher

The Susquehanna Waldorf School in Marietta is one of the best schools in the tri-county region for inspiring a life-long love of learning. Offering a wide range of fine and practical arts, SWS is a natural choice for parents who want their children to make lasting and meaningful connections with their core subjects. Music is brought to the fore through SWS’s general music, orchestral and choral programs for which the school is known.

SWS is seeking a class strings teacher, for beginning violin and viola, to become a part of the music faculty. This is a part-time position with opportunity for an enterprising teacher to add students to their private studio.

Responsibilities
– Teach 4th Graders the rudiments of playing the violin or viola in a class-strings setting. You would have a 40-minute class per instrument, per week. Each class would have no more than 10 students.
– Prepare the students for both solo and ensemble playing.
– Work with the general music and orchestra faculty in teaching the students to read music competently.

Qualified applicants will need
· A Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education with emphasis in Violin, Viola, and/or strings, Bachelor’s Degree in Violin and/or Viola performance, Suzuki Association Training and Membership, OR equivalent
· A minimum 1 year of teaching beginning violin and viola students in a group setting
· Sound knowledge and technical skill in playing both the violin and viola.
· An engaging personality and an ability to deal with students from a broad range of backgrounds
· High expectations for the learning and achievement of your students
· To be organized with excellent communication skills
· Willingness to work with the Waldorf pedagogy
· A professional presentation

If you are a qualified and passionate violin and/or viola teacher looking to share your love of music with students who are eager to learn, please email your resume and 3 references to us today! Email personnelsearch@susquehanna.org. Please include best phone number.

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