Employment

KindyGirlsThe Tacoma Waldorf School is a small urban school serving students from Parent-Child to Grade Five. We also offer Japanese, Eurythmy, Music, Handwork, and Games and Movement for our Grades children.

The Tacoma Waldorf is currently located in the Proctor District of North Tacoma. Tacoma is a port city located on the Puget Sound between Seattle and our capital city of Olympia. Tacoma possesses a lively arts community including visual and performing arts. There are museums, theaters, and music venues. There are opportunities for hiking, biking, water and winter sports, all within reasonable distances. Locally, Pt. Defiance, Owens Beach, Swan Creek, Snake Lake and other sites offer lovely pockets of the natural world within our urban boundaries. There is also a Biodynamic Farm offering seasonal produce at several of our Farmers’ Markets situated at different neighborhood locations.

We are close to opportunities for professional development and Waldorf teacher training with the Sound Circle Center for Arts and Anthroposophy in Seattle.   For more about Tacoma, please see www.traveltacoma.com and www.cityoftacoma.org.

Current Openings

GRADES TEACHER

Area
Tacoma sits along the shores of Commencement Bay with majestic Mount Rainier in close proximity.  Tacoma is closely surrounded by the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, rainforests, and extensive water ways.  The surrounding area provides many opportunities for adventuring with biking, hiking, sailing, skiing/snowboarding, camping and more.  Tacoma’s art and cultural community is flourishing.  People continue to locate to Tacoma because of our city’s affordability, comfortable community and our revered and supportive arts community. We are close to opportunities for professional development and Waldorf teacher training with the Sound Circle Center for Arts and Anthroposophy in Seattle.

Our Community
Tacoma Waldorf School is a growing community with an enthusiastic, hardworking, and embracing parent body and a dedicated, supportive, and lively faculty.  We welcome cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity in our student body and faculty.  We currently offer Parent Child classes, preschool, kindergarten and grades 1 through 5.

The Position
We are seeking a Grades Teacher for the 2017-18 school year. Our ideal candidate has Waldorf teaching experience, Waldorf Teacher Training and holds a Bachelor’s degree. We are eager to meet candidates who possess strong communication skills, flexibility, commitment, creativity, and knowledge of child development in light of Anthroposophy.   If you are passionate about Waldorf education and bringing it to the broader community, have a pioneering spirit, and are inspired to grow with the children each year, then this is the job for you.  

Our salary for experienced full time teachers with Waldorf certification includes increments for teaching and educational experience. Full time faculty receives medical and dental health benefits   Candidates with Waldorf teacher training certification or equivalent experience are preferred.

Our school is growing! We have a gorgeous new location and room to expand not only our class size but our grade range over the next few years. Join our community and be a part of the exciting expansion!

To Apply
Please email a letter of introduction, your resume, a brief biography, and three letters of recommendation to the attention of Hiring Committee to hiringcommittee@tacomawaldorf.org