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Susquehanna Waldorf School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Class Six Teacher, Fall 2020

The Susquehanna Waldorf School is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Waldorf teacher for our rising sixth class for the 2020-21 school year. Our teacher will be dedicated to Waldorf pedagogy, bring a confident classroom presence and have considerable collegial capacities and parent relationship skills.

Our students benefit from a medley of programs that include Mandarin, Spanish, Latin, Eurythmy, Music, Orchestra, Woodworking and Fiber Arts. Our school community celebrates seasonal festivals and holds family centered activities year-round. The local Anthroposophical Study Group meets after school on alternate Mondays on site.

The Susquehanna Waldorf School is situated along the beautiful Susquehanna River in historic Marietta, Pennsylvania, which is within two hours of major cities such as Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia.

Compensation:
We offer a base salary with merit increment for Waldorf Certification and advanced degree(s). Benefits include medical, vision, dental and life insurance, tuition remission, mentoring and financial support for professional development.

Application material (email attachments are preferred):
Cover letter highlighting your teaching experience
Current resume
Copies of license and PA teaching certificate
Three professional letters of recommendation

To apply, please send your application materials via email to:

Michelle Wann, Admissions and Marketing Director michelle.wann@susquehanna.org

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Fiber Arts Teacher

The Susquehanna Waldorf School is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Fiber Arts teacher beginning in the 2020-21 school year. Our teacher will be dedicated to Waldorf pedagogy, bring a confident classroom presence and have considerable collegial capacities.

This is a part-time position, teaching sixteen classes per week- twice a week for all grades (1-8).  Our Fiber Arts teacher will lead our students’ learning of knitting, crocheting, embroidery, cross stich, wet felting, doll-making and more.

Our students benefit from a medley of programs that include Mandarin, Spanish, Latin, Eurythmy, Music, Orchestra, Woodworking and Fiber Arts. Our school community celebrates seasonal festivals and holds family centered activities year-round. The local Anthroposophical Study Group meets after school on alternate Mondays on site.

The Susquehanna Waldorf School is situated along the beautiful Susquehanna River in historic Marietta, Pennsylvania, which is within two hours of major cities such as Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia.

Application material (email attachments are preferred):
Cover letter highlighting your teaching experience
Current resume
Letters of recommendation

To apply, please send your application materials via email to:

Michelle Wann, SWS Administration
michelle.wann@susquehanna.org

To learn more about our beautiful school, go to www.susquehannawaldorf.org

To get a feel for our awesome community, visit us on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/SusquehannaWaldorf/home

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School Administrator

Susquehanna Waldorf School is hiring a School Administrator to support our faculty and staff carrying out day-to-day operations and mission of our school. The Administrator collaborates with administrative staff, the faculty and the board of trustees. Chief responsibilities include:

1. Parent liaison: Help coordinate official communication between all school constituencies
2. Faculty support: Coordinate and assist 8 grades, 5 special subject areas and several early childhood programs.
3. Health, Safety, Security, and professional compliance: Review and ensure for federal, state, local and education-affiliations.
4. Maintenance oversight: Manage care and upkeep of our building and outdoor space
5. Administrative lead: Coordinate and support administrative sections including Admissions, Development, Marketing and Finance.

Qualities and Skills required:
– Bachelor’s degree
– Experience in a Waldorf setting and understanding of Waldorf principles
– Collaborative work ethic
– Management and organizational leadership experience
– Excellent interpersonal communication, both spoken and written
– Responsive and thorough in conflict resolution
– 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 a member of AWSNA working towards full, dual accreditation with AWSNA and PAIS. Our region of Pennsylvania has many public parks and spaces, vibrant art and music scenes, 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 with full benefits and tuition remission. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and contacts for personal reference to SWS Executive Committee c/o receptionist@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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Early Childhood Assistant

The Susquehanna Waldorf School, a Pre-K through Grade 8 independent school in Marietta, PA, is seeking an Assistant for our Mixed Age Kindergarten and Stepping Stone programs. SWS’s Early Childhood program consists of three Mixed-age Kindergartens, a Stepping Stone (Nursery) program and Parent-Child classes.

The Mixed Age Assistant’s hours would be Monday through Friday, from 7:45 am – 3:30 pm. The Stepping Stone Assistant’s hours would be Wednesday through Friday, 8:00- 11:30 am.

Our ideal candidate will have experience working in an Early Childhood program, have an understanding of Waldorf education, and love children. The Assistant will support the class teacher in classroom management, snack preparation and careful observation of the children during outdoor play. Background checks and clearances are required.

The Susquehanna Waldorf School is situated along the beautiful Susquehanna River in historic Marietta, PA.

Interested candidates can send their letter of interest, along with their resume and three references, to Receptionist@susquehanna.org.