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Available Positions

The Austin Waldorf School is seeking an experienced Lead Kindergarten Teacher to join our early childhood faculty for the 2019-20 school year.  

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success implementing Waldorf early childhood education in a mixed-age setting, and be enthusiastic about integrating previous experience with the unique traditions of the Austin Waldorf School.  

Austin Waldrof School has three mixed-age kindergarten classes, with ages ranging from 3½-6 years old. Each kindergarten class has up to 20 students and one full time assistant.

In addition to a Bachelor’s Degree and Waldorf Early Childhood Certification, this position requires excellent communication and organizational skills, a high level of creativity and personal initiative, the ability and desire to work closely with colleagues and parents in support of students, and the warmth and flexibility to work with students within a broad range of age.  

The Austin Waldorf School offers a competitive benefits package, including full tuition remission, competitive compensation, health insurance, a retirement plan, and ample professional development support.

To apply, please complete an online application and include a cover letter and resume.

Substitute Teacher Openings

Austin Waldorf School is currently accepting applications for grade school substitute teachers in all subjects.  Applicants with teaching experience, Waldorf training and/or an interest in deepening their understanding of Waldorf methods are encouraged to apply. 

 

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining a warm, hospitable and growing community such as ours, please submit your employment application via the link below. The Austin Waldorf School is a non-profit organization that welcomes applicants of any religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender preference, and national or ethnic origin.

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Extended Care Staff

Our extended care program offers before care from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and after care from 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

If you are interested in more details concerning this job contact aabbott@austinwaldorf.org, 512-439-0139.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining a warm, hospitable and growing community such as ours, please submit your employment application via the link below. The Austin Waldorf School is a non-profit organization that welcomes applicants of any religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender preference, and national or ethnic origin.

Apply Now
First Grade Teacher 2019-2020

The Austin Waldorf School is seeking an experienced First Grade Class Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.  AWS has large classes of approximately 30 students in the grades. A Bachelor’s degree and Waldorf training are required.  This position also requires excellent organizational skills, a high level of personal initiative, the ability and desire to work closely with other faculty members in support of students, and the warmth and flexibility to work with students with a wide range of abilities.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining a warm, hospitable and growing community such as ours, please submit your employment application via the link below. The Austin Waldorf School is a non-profit organization that welcomes applicants of any religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender preference, and national or ethnic origin.

Apply Now
Lead Kindergarten Teacher 2019-2020

The Austin Waldorf School is seeking an experienced Lead Kindergarten Teacher to join our early childhood faculty for the 2019-20 school year.  

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success implementing Waldorf early childhood education in a mixed-age setting, and be enthusiastic about integrating previous experience with the unique traditions of the Austin Waldorf School.  

Austin Waldorf School has three mixed-age kindergarten classes, with ages ranging from 3½-6 years old. Each kindergarten class has up to 20 students and one full time assistant.

In addition to a Bachelor’s Degree and Waldorf Early Childhood Certification, this position requires excellent communication and organizational skills, a high level of creativity and personal initiative, the ability and desire to work closely with colleagues and parents in support of students, and the warmth and flexibility to work with students within a broad range of age.  

The Austin Waldorf School offers a competitive benefits package, including full tuition remission, competitive compensation, health insurance, a retirement plan, and ample professional development support.

To apply, please complete an online application and include a cover letter and resume.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining a warm, hospitable and growing community such as ours, please submit your employment application via the link below. The Austin Waldorf School is a non-profit organization that welcomes applicants of any religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender preference, and national or ethnic origin.

Apply Now

AWS is an established school that is financially strong with stable enrollment of nearly 400 students K-12. A recent governance change has the school poised for renewal and transition into our next evolution including plans for new facilities, strengthening the support for our faculty and further enriching our program offerings. We are fully accredited with the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest.

Our beautiful 24-acre campus is situated in the hills outside the Austin city limits. It consists of three kindergartens, eight grade school classrooms, a library, a handwork room, a nine-classroom high school including state-of-the-art science and computer labs, a gymnasium, a eurythmy hall, two art studios, a performing arts center with a 350 seat auditorium and two rehearsal rooms, a school store, gardens and three playgrounds.

Austin is a family-oriented progressive city located in the heart of the Hill Country in central Texas. Many of our teachers own homes near the campus. It is a region of rich natural beauty, surrounded by cedar and live-oak trees and filled with creeks, rivers, and a chain of highland lakes. Austin is the state capital and home of the University of Texas, which offers a myriad of cultural and recreational events. Although we serve the Austin community, our location on the edge of town makes it possible to live in a country setting.

The Novalis Branch of the Anthroposophical Society of Texas sponsors study groups, festivals, and conferences.

The Austin Waldorf School is a non-profit organization that welcomes applicants of any religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender preference, national or ethnic origin.

“Waldorf teaches students to think, to dream, and to use their thoughts and dreams to achieve and accomplish their hearts’ desires.”