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First grade teacher for 2015-16

The Susquehanna Waldorf School in Marietta, PA is seeking a First Grade teacher for the 2015-2016 school year.

The ideal candidate will have Waldorf Training and experience. Consideration will be given to teachers already in a training cycle. Musical and artistic abilities are an asset. A deep commitment to Waldorf principles; love of working with children, enthusiasm, good interpersonal/communication skills, the willingness to cultivate effective parent-teacher communication/ education and the ability to participate in an active community life are essential.

You will be joining an enthusiastic group of teachers and staff who are devoted to the study of the ever evolving human being. We are an established school of 25+ years located on the banks of the Susquehanna River in south central Pennsylvania, in the historic village of Marietta. Close to the artistic city of Lancaster, we are uniquely situated between rich organic farm lands and thriving cultural opportunities. An easy train ride will place you in Philadelphia.

SWS, at present, serves Parent/Child through Grade Seven. Our specialty classes include: Music, Chorus, Orchestra, Spanish, Mandarin, Handwork, Woodwork and Eurythmy in blocks. . Our vibrant community offers opportunity for Anthroposophical study, parent education and seasonal festivals and fairs.

We offer competitive salary, tuition remission and a health plan.

Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, a brief biographical sketch and three professional letters of recommendation to: wendy.dougherty@susquehanna.org or to Susquehanna Waldorf School, c/o Wendy Dougherty, 15 West Walnut St., Marietta, PA 17547