Employment Opportunities

Merriconeag Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation and national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational programs, hiring, self-government, admissions, financial aid and all other school-related activities.

¾ to Full Time High School Humanities Position (Posted 04-07-15)
Merriconeag Waldorf High School is offering a 3/4-FT high school humanities position with a concentration in the history curriculum. This position would involve teaching a variety of morning lessons and skills, including research skills to grades 9-12, and the possibility of teaching blocks in grades 7 and 8. Additional high school responsibilities include being a class advisor, mentoring individual students, chaperoning overnight field trips and other duties associated with a small, dynamic high school.

     The ideal candidate would have completed the Waldorf high school teacher training or similar Waldorf training, and would have had some experience teaching high school students. Candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree within the Humanities, and preferably pursued graduate work in history. Teaching experience and previous work with Waldorf high school curriculum is highly desirable.

     Our talented and dedicated faculty, who find strength, vision and inspiration from our Anthroposophical foundation, are committed to providing a superb Waldorf education. Parents and prospective teachers are enriched through participation in the Foundation Studies program of the Center for Anthroposophy which has taken root on our campus, in addition to other study groups in our area. We are well-supported by an active Board of Directors and a creative and generous parent community.

     Our high school campus is located in the Pineland complex in New Gloucester, Maine, about twenty minutes from our main campus in Freeport. Within a three-hour drive, there are several Waldorf schools in Maine and New Hampshire.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, a brief biography, and three letters of recommendation to the attention of Christine Sloan, administrator@merriconeag.org.

First Grade Class Teacher Position Opening for Fall, 2015 (Posted 01-09-15)
Ideal candidates are Waldorf-trained teachers with a Bachelor’s degree, at least two years of teaching experience and a commitment to working out of Anthroposophy. Applicants must be dedicated to excellence in teaching and recognize the importance of parent education, self-development and collegial cooperation. Full-time faculty are currently offered medical and disability coverage, a retirement plan, and financial support for professional development. Our base salary is competitive with other Waldorf schools.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, a brief biography, and three letters of recommendation to the attention of the Administrator, Christine Sloan, at administrator@merriconeag.org.

Block Eurythmy Position Available for 2015/2016 School Year (Posted 01-09-15)
Merriconeag Waldorf School is offering a block position for eurythmy, in November and December, 2015. We would schedule a four to six week teaching position that would allow for classes in Eurythmy throughout the school, Early Childhood through High School. Housing on campus and full time weekly equivalent salary would be offered for the agreed upon weeks. This block position could be shared by two eurythmists, who would also share the full time payment per week.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, a brief biography, and three letters of recommendation to the attention of Administrator at administrator@merriconeag.org.

Part-time Eurythmy Internship Position Available for 2015/2016 School Year (Posted 01-09-15)

Merriconeag Waldorf School is offering a position for a recent graduate of an accredited Eurythmy training program. Our goal is to incorporate eurythmy into our curriculum through close collaboration with our language arts, music, foreign language, movement and drama programs. This position would be an opportunity for a recent graduate to work closely with lead teachers to deepen their pedagogical training and participate in child studies. Mentoring would be provided by one of our experienced lead teachers. A flexible schedule could be arranged that would allow time off for further graduate work, observations in other classes or other Waldorf Schools in Maine.

     Our School spans Nursery/Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade, and we would schedule the internship to allow time to work in all sections of the school at different times throughout the year. On-campus housing would be available as a benefit for this position, along with a stipend.

     Our campus is about a mile from the center of Freeport, Maine. Within a three hour drive, there are several Waldorf schools in Maine and New Hampshire.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, a brief biography, and three letters of recommendation to the attention of Administrator at administrator@merriconeag.org.


 

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