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The Waldorf School of Baltimore is carrying Waldorf Education in Baltimore into the next 50 years.

We celebrated our 50th birthday September 2021 and are excited to usher our school into its next 50 years. Our beautiful, hillside campus in northern Baltimore City includes woodlands, fields, and garden activity areas. We have a dedicated faculty, a highly supportive community, and phenomenal programs that provide an inspiring contemporary Waldorf education to all of our children. We are currently looking to add to our warm and welcoming community with the following open positions


Early Childhood Assistant Teacher Opening

The Waldorf School of Baltimore is searching for dedicated Waldorf Early Childhood Assistant Teacher to join the Children’s Garden in the 2022-23 school year. The Children’s Garden (CG) Assistant Teacher works with and supports the Lead Teacher in delivering a nurturing Waldorf early childhood program during the morning and afternoon. They play an important role in helping create and maintain a healthy classroom environment of routine and order. The Waldorf School of Baltimore has a long and proud history of providing nature based programs throughout the school. We spend time outside everyday – rain, snow, or shine.

This position is an hourly position generally from 7:45-3:30 Monday-Friday when school is in session. The position pays $15-17 per hour depending on education and experience.

Personal qualities, knowledge, and skills needed:

*Knowledge of early childhood development. Though not a requirement, it is desirable that the teacher has familiarity with Waldorf pedagogical practices.

*Well organized, with good written and verbal communication skills.

*Experience leading early childhood and early elementary children

*Strong interpersonal skills working with parents and colleagues

*Ability to model a calm demeanor for the children and create an environment that support for rest and quiet during nap time.

*Enjoys being outdoors in all weather conditions. Knowledge of outdoor activities and ability to engage in gardening and nature walks.

We are committed to working together to strengthen diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the school. Our faculty is innovative, participates and keeps up to date with Waldorf educational research and current educational practices that are compatible with Waldorf education. We are a warm and welcoming school. To apply, send a letter of introduction and your resume to Cecilia Liss, Academic Director at cliss@twsb.org.

For more information please contact Cecilia Liss on 410-367-6808 ext. 209



Early Childhood & Forest Explorers Afterschool Assistant Teacher

The Waldorf School of Baltimore has a long and proud history of providing nature based programs throughout the school. Our signature Forest Explorers Aftercare program provides children with a safe space to cultivate a deep bond with the natural world. Children enrolled in the Forest Explorers Aftercare program spend most of their time in the forest surrounding our school. Free play, gardening, and guided exploration of the forest are key aspects of the program. We spend time outside everyday – rain, snow, or shine.

This position is part-time from noon or 1pm -6 pm, 5 days per week. Additional hours may be required when the Forest program is open for full or half day when the school is closed for classes (for example during parent/teacher conferences). These days are set in advance. The position pays $15-16 per hour depending on education and experience.

Personal qualities, knowledge, and skills needed:

*Knowledge of early childhood development. Though not a requirement, it is desirable that the teacher has familiarity with Waldorf pedagogical practices.

*Well organized, with good written and verbal communication skills.

*Experience leading early childhood and early elementary children

*Strong interpersonal skills working with parents and colleagues

*Ability to model a calm demeanor for the children and create an environment that support for rest and quiet during nap time.

*Enjoys being outdoors in all weather conditions. Knowledge of outdoor activities and ability to engage in gardening and nature walks.

We are committed to working together to strengthen diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the school. Our faculty is innovative, participates and keeps up to date with Waldorf educational research and current educational practices that are compatible with Waldorf education. We are a warm and welcoming school. To apply, send a letter of introduction and your resume to Cecilia Liss, Academic Director at cliss@twsb.org.

For more information please contact Cecilia Liss on 410-367-6808 ext. 209



Forest School Program Assistant Teacher

The Waldorf School of Baltimore has a long and proud history of providing nature based programs throughout the school. Our signature Forest Explorers afterschool program provides children with a safe space to cultivate a deep bond with the natural world. Children enrolled in the Forest Explorers afterschool program spend most of their time in the forest surrounding our school. Free play, gardening, games, and guided exploration of the forest are key aspects of the program. In this position you will join us in facilitating the growth of our students and community as ecoliterate citizens experiencing a deep connection to the natural world. You bring warmth, care, and joy into the daily rhythms of the Forest Explorers afterschool program. In this unique part-time position you will work outside and in the forest everyday alongside the Forest Afterschool program staff. To be successful, you must have a deep love for connecting children with nature, enjoy being outside in all weather conditions, and have experience supervising and caring for children in mixed age groups of 6-14 years. As a central support to the Forest Explorers program, you will prepare and serve healthy snacks for the participants, support students with their homework, facilitate and supervise active free time, and maintain the spaces used by our program; be interested in learning about the Waldorf approach to education in action, enjoy team work, and value close communication with colleagues.

Your schedule will be 3:00-6:00 p.m., five days a week when school is in session; Additional hours may be required when the Forest program is open for full or half day when the school is closed for classes (for example during parent/teacher conferences). These days are set in advance. The position pays $15-16 per hour depending on education and experience.

We are committed to working together to strengthen diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the school. Our faculty is innovative, participates and keeps up to date with Waldorf educational research and current educational practices that are compatible with Waldorf education. We are a warm and welcoming school. To apply, send a letter of introduction and your resume to Cecilia Liss, Academic Director at cliss@twsb.org.

For more information please contact Cecilia Liss on 410-367-6808 ext. 209



The Waldorf School of Baltimore believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, gender or sex (including pregnancy), color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protective hairstyles, or any other legally protected characteristic. The school’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, etc.