Employment Opportunities

Merriconeag Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation and national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational programs, hiring, self-government, admissions, financial aid and all other school-related activities.


Lead Nursery Teacher (posted 04/03/14 - Accepting applications through May 5)

A Lead position to teach a three or five day Nursery class in our early childhood program will be available beginning August, 2014/2015 school year. The Lead Nursery Teacher will have the support of an assistant, and other lead teachers in adjoining early childhood classes. Our early childhood program is housed in a specially designed, straw-bale-constructed Early Childhood Center, situated on 80 beautiful acres in Freeport, Maine

Qualifications, Salary and Benefits: Ideal candidates have completed a WECAN approved Waldorf early childhood training, and have at least two years of Waldorf early childhood teaching experience and a commitment to working out of Anthroposophy. Previous work leading parent/child classes would be highly desirable. Applicants must be dedicated to excellence in teaching and recognize the importance of parent education, self-development and collegial cooperation. Full-time faculty is currently offered medical and disability coverage, a retirement plan, tuition remission and financial support for professional development. Our base salary is competitive with other Waldorf schools.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, a brief biography, and three letters of recommendation to Christine Sloan, administrator@merriconeag.org.

Full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA)

and the Waldorf Early Childhood Association Network (WECAN)
Merriconeag Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road, Freeport, Maine 04032 ~ 207-865-3900

 

Part-time, Middle School Teacher for Grades 6, 7, and 8 (posted 03/27/14)
Available Merriconeag Waldorf School 2014-2015

Merriconeag Waldorf School is offering a half-time, salaried position in Grades 6, 7 and 8. The position may include teaching math, language arts, art, and will also require some recess supervisions, support for class trips, and attendance at after school faculty meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Experience in teaching both academic and art classes to this age group would be very desirable. Certification through a Waldorf Class Teaching program is not required, but highly preferred. This position would be available for the 2014-15 school year.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, a brief biography, and two letters of recommendation to the attention of the Administrator, Christine Sloan at administrator@merriconeag.org.

Full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA)

Merriconeag Waldorf School , 57 Desert Road, Freeport, Maine 04032 ~ 207-865-3900, www.merriconeag.org

 

First Grade Teacher for Fall 2014 (posted 11/05/13)

     Founded in 1984, Merriconeag Waldorf School serves 240 children from parent/toddler through high school. We are an accredited Waldorf program with over 35 full-time faculty members currently offering: two foreign languages, handwork, woodwork, instrumental and choral music, circus arts and spatial dynamics, eurythmy, and a variety of seasonal extra-curricular activities, including a vibrant cross-country skiing program.

     Our talented and dedicated faculty, who find strength, vision and inspiration from Anthroposohical principles, are committed to providing a superb Waldorf education. We are well-supported by an active Board of Directors and a creative and generous parent community. Parents and prospective teachers are enriched through participation in the Foundation Studies program of the Center for Anthroposophy, which has taken root on our campus.

     Our Kindergarten through eighth grade programs are housed in five specially designed buildings, including a straw-bale constructed Early Childhood Center, situated on 80 beautiful acres in Freeport, Maine. This southern coastal town has easy access to Portland and Boston, as well as abundant year-round recreational activities, vibrant local farmers’ markets, and rich cultural and academic centers like Bowdoin and Bates Colleges. Our students enjoy hiking, cross country skiing, gardening and camping in the fields and woods that surround their campus.

     MWS High School, which was founded in 2007, graduated its first class in June, 2010. Our campus, located in a beautiful landscape, at Pineland Farms, New Gloucester is adjacent to a working farm and has a recreational venue that includes a YMCA, world class nordic ski trails and tennis courts. Many of our high school teachers and visiting faculty are veteran teachers and active leaders in Waldorf Teacher Training programs in the U.S.

Qualifications, Salary and Benefits: Ideal candidates are Waldorf-trained teachers with a Bachelor’s degree, at least two years of teaching experience and a commitment to working out of Anthroposophy. Applicants must be dedicated to excellence in teaching and recognize the importance of parent education, self-development and collegial cooperation. Full-time faculty are currently offered medical and disability coverage, a retirement plan, and financial support for professional development. Our base salary is competitive with other Waldorf schools.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, a brief biography, and three letters of recommendation to the attention of the Administrator, Christine Sloan, at administrator@merriconeag.org.

Full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA)

Merriconeag Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road, Freeport, Maine 04032 ~ 207-865-3900, www.Merriconeag.org