Nurturing Living Connections, Early Childhood through Grade 12


Please note: To apply for any of the following positions at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, please complete this Application Form and email a copy to Sushannah Sorensen.

High School Chairperson and Teacher

Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, a nursery-12th grade Waldorf School located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley region in Ghent, NY, is seeking a full-time High School chairperson and teacher. The position begins September 2014.

Candidates should have a BA or BS degree. An MA is preferred and a Waldorf teacher training certification or extensive familiarity with the Waldorf education curriculum and pedagogical model is critical. At least three years of directly related full time teaching experience is required.

Enthusiasm for working with a range of students from a variety of backgrounds is key. The core work will be with students in grades 9-12 and will include administrative work as well as teaching as determined by the successful candidate’s particular skills and talents. Please include any subject skills’ proficiency in your vitae.

Established in 1973, Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School serves approximately 275 children. Our diverse student population includes international students. We are a full member of AWSNA and accredited by the NY State Association of Independent Schools.

Our school is located in the midst of a 400-acre biodynamic farm and is part of the Hawthorne Valley Association, which includes a working farm and retail store, a year-round program for visiting students from the region, a Waldorf teacher training program, as well as other initiatives.

Please send your resume and letter of interest to Caroline Geisler, Administrative Chair, by email.

Lower School German Teacher

Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School is seeking a part-time, lower school German language teacher for the 2014-2015 school year.

Candidates should have strong German language skills and enthusiasm for continuing a successful German language program in our school. This position requires flexibility and the ability to teach children of a variety of ages.

Qualified applicants will have a BA or BS degree and familiarity with Waldorf education, and an unflagging devotion to children. Please send a letter of interest along with resume by email to Caroline Geisler, Administrative Chair.