The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh is currently seeking an enthusiastic teacher dedicated to Waldorf Education to join a cohesive and strong faculty circle. The First Grade teacher for the 2013-2014 school year will begin an exciting new journey as the class and teacher progress together from grades one through eight at our school. At a minimum, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree. Waldorf teacher training and Pennsylvania certification are preferred; however, the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh will consider candidates with a variety of qualifications.
Application materials should be received no later than January 23, 2013, and must include:
Biography ; one to two page document explaining how you came to be interested in teaching at the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh
List of 3 professional references
To apply, send applications materials to:
Waldorf School of Pittsburgh
First Grade Teacher Position
201 S Winebiddle St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Materials may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Electronic materials must be in either PDF or MS Word format.
Please read about our school and Waldorf curriculum at www.waldorfpittsburgh.org before applying.
Our School and Our Region
Currently serving approximately 200 students spanning ages eighteen months through seventh grade, the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh has offered Waldorf Education to the area since 1993. We currently hold Full Membership status from the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN) and Developing School status from the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA). Since 2003, we have been located in an historic 140-year-old Victorian mansion on a two and a half acre campus in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood. The rest of the neighborhood is primarily residential with several vibrant business districts within a few blocks and a burgeoning arts scene along the adjacent Penn Avenue corridor. If you are unfamiliar with the area, the City of Pittsburgh remains a hidden treasure and is ranked number two in Forbes’ listing of most affordable cities. It has also been highly ranked as one of America’s most livable cities. Pittsburgh has a small-town feel packed with numerous colleges and universities, several corporate headquarters, a thriving arts and cultural community, and a number of large parks in and around the city. Within 30-45 minutes of the city are dozens of opportunities for hiking, biking, camping, and other outdoor activities.