Job Opportunities


Development Associate

The Waldorf School of Lexington is currently accepting applications for a part-time Development Associate. The Development Associate is responsible for administrative operations of the department, including gift processing, donor acknowledgment, and primary oversight of the donor management database, Raiser’s Edge. Additionally, this role provides key support for special school events, ranging from alumni gatherings and graduation to major fundraising events.

Reporting to the Development Director, this non-benefited position is part-time for 10 months of the year (end of August through the end of June). A limited number of hours (flexibly scheduled) will be required in July. During the school year, the Development Associate will maintain a regular, weekly schedule, averaging 20 hours per week, with seasonal variability (additional hours will be required from January through April). Also, occasional evening and weekend work will be required for special events. The position follows the school’s yearly holiday and vacation calendar. WSL strives to provide employees with a meaningful work/family life balance.

Compensation: The pay range is $20-25 per hour, depending upon experience.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree and one to three years of direct or related experience is necessary. Experience with Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office suite programs (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) are required. Experience working at a school or nonprofit organization is preferred. The ideal candidate will possess strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to establish priorities, demonstrate initiative, and achieve stated goals. They must be detail-orientated, have excellent organizational skills, and work as a team with a variety of people, including teachers, volunteers, and alumni. The candidate must be able to sit, stand, bend, stoop, and lift up to 20 lbs.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references (written or provide contact information) in a single pdf addressed to Don Grace, School Director, at resume@thewaldorfschool.org.


early childhood Assistant Teacher

The Waldorf School of Lexington is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Teacher to support either a nursery or kindergarten class starting in September 2019. In addition to supporting the teacher and children, the assistant’s duties include room setup and cleanup, cooking, baking, and keeping the environment clean and beautiful. This is an hourly, part-time, non-benefited position.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with young children in a school setting; demonstrated interest in Waldorf early childhood education; and the ability to work closely under the direction of the lead teacher. Priority will be given to applicants who are interested in Waldorf early childhood teacher training, or have completed training.

To Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references (written or provide contact information) in a single pdf addressed to Don Grace, School Director, at resume@thewaldorfschool.org.


Grades Assistant Teacher

The Waldorf School of Lexington is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Teacher to support either the first or second grade class starting in September 2019. In addition to supporting the Class Teacher and Subject teachers, the assistant’s duties include: room setup and cleanup, participation in classroom activities, working with students individually, taking leadership over the class when the lead teacher is absent, and assisting with additional responsibilities as needed. This is an hourly, part-time, non-benefited position.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a B.A. degree; demonstrated interest in the philosophy and methods of Waldorf education; elementary teaching experience; energy, commitment, and vitality for working with elementary aged children; and the ability to take direction from, and work closely with, the Lead Teacher. Waldorf training and/or teaching experience is preferred.

To Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references (written or provide contact information) in a single pdf addressed to Don Grace, School Director, at resume@thewaldorfschool.org.


ASSISTANT Handwork Teacher

The Waldorf School of Lexington is currently accepting applications for a part-time Assistant Handwork Teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year. This position will support our Handwork Teacher and students in grades 2-5 with our elementary handwork curriculum, which includes knitting, crocheting, sewing by hand, and embroidering.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have Waldorf training and/or teaching experience; Bachelor’s degree; strong handwork skills in knitting, crocheting, embroidering, cross-stitching, and hand sewing. Also, the candidate must have at least 1 year of teaching experience; energy, commitment, and vitality for working with elementary aged children; and the ability to collaborate with others.

To Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references (written or provide contact information) in a single pdf addressed to Don Grace, School Director, at resume@thewaldorfschool.org.

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