Employment

Current Openings

FIRST Grade Class Teacher

May 23 2018 | Tacoma Waldorf School | Tacoma, WA

AREA:

Tacoma sits along the shores of Commencement Bay with majestic Mount Rainier in close proximity. Tacoma is closely surrounded by the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, rainforests, and extensive water ways. The surrounding area provides many opportunities for adventuring with biking, hiking, sailing, skiing/snowboarding, camping and more. Tacoma’s art and cultural community is flourishing. People continue to locate to Tacoma because of our city’s affordability, comfortable community and our revered and supportive arts community. We are close to opportunities for professional development and Waldorf teacher training with the Sound Circle Center for Arts and Anthroposophy in Seattle.

OUR COMMUNITY:

Tacoma Waldorf School is a striving community with an enthusiastic, hardworking, and embracing parent body and a dedicated, supportive, and lively faculty. We welcome cultural, ethnic, and socio-economical diversity in our student body and faculty. We currently offer Parent Child classes, preschool, kindergarten and grades 1 through 5. 

POSITION:

TWS is hiring for a grade one teacher to join us for the upcoming school year. We are looking for a teacher who is trained, or is in training, and has teaching experience especially in the lower grades.

TWS is forging a new direction in its configuration and this position offers the chance to bring your creativity, flair, enthusiasm, and wisdom to help in the forging of our lower grades program.

Our grades teachers commit for a three year loop, grades 1 - 3, and then loop back around. A three year journey with your class.

We offer a base salary with increments for education and experience. Medical and dental insurance is provided.

If you want more information you are welcome to email the hiring committee. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, references, and a short teaching biography to the hiring committee.

hiringcommittee@tacomawaldorf.org


The Tacoma Waldorf School is a small urban school serving students from Parent-Child to Grade Five. We also offer Japanese, Music, Handwork, and Games and Movement for our Grades children. 

The Tacoma Waldorf is currently in a temporary location just south of the Proctor District of North Tacoma. Tacoma is a port city located on the Puget Sound between Seattle and our capital city of Olympia. Tacoma possesses a lively arts community including visual and performing arts. There are museums, theaters, and music venues. There are opportunities for hiking, biking, water and winter sports, all within reasonable distances. Locally, Pt. Defiance, Owens Beach, Swan Creek, Snake Lake and other sites offer lovely pockets of the natural world within our urban boundaries. There is also a Biodynamic Farm offering seasonal produce at several of our Farmers’ Markets situated at different neighborhood locations. 

We are close to opportunities for professional development and Waldorf teacher training with the Sound Circle Center for Arts and Anthroposophy in Seattle. For more about Tacoma, please see Travel Tacoma and City of Tacoma. We are close to opportunities for professional development and Waldorf teacher training with the Sound Circle Center for Arts and Anthroposophy in Seattle.