Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in our school. We look forward to learning about you.

Learn more about our school and the Tucson community below.

Positions Available:

Music Teacher for Grades 4-8 for the 2022-2023 School Year

Tucson Waldorf School is seeking a part-time Music Teacher for grades 4-8 for the 2022-23 school year.  The position includes teaching two lessons per week in grades 4-8 and regular attendance at our Tuesday afternoon faculty meetings.

Our ideal candidate will be experienced working with children aged 9-14, be an accomplished musician with the ability to teach in a group setting to students with varying abilities. Ideally, instruments would include violin, viola, and cello. We are looking for someone who can bring music in a joyful way while managing the overall classroom environment.

Tucson Waldorf School, established in 1993, is a full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools in North America. With 170 students in nursery through Grade 8 classes, we are a growing school with a warm and caring community of families, faculty, and staff.  We are located on ten beautiful acres nestled at the foot of the Catalina Mountains. 

Please email your letter of interest, resume, and three references to our Pedagogical Director, Jennifer Rosenstein at [email protected]

Tucson Waldorf School is Seeking Two Waldorf Certified Early Childhood Lead Teachers for the 2022/23 school year 

We are seeking a Waldorf-certified early childhood lead teacher to join our dedicated faculty. Our early childhood teachers are committed to working out of anthroposophy, supporting the healthy development of the young child, and supporting one another in our personal development. 

Founded in 1993, TWS is a full member school of AWSNA, and the only independent Waldorf school encompassing early childhood through Grade 8 in Arizona. Our faculty is committed to working out of Anthroposophy in support of the developing child. We have a strong vision and work collaboratively to bring the best to our students and their families. 

We offer 5 mixed-age early childhood classes with children ages 2-6 in each class and Grades 1-8, serving over 180 students and their families; many more families with very young children come to participate in weekly parent-child classes held on campus. We have a dedicated community of parents, faculty, staff, and alumnae. Since 2008, we have been situated on an almost 10-acre site in a rural historic district of north-central Tucson. The property is an old horse ranch with endless possibilities. We are continuously developing our site, looking to meet the needs of our growing school. Learn more about Tucson Waldorf school at www.tucsonwaldorf.org. 

Tucson has the lovely, relaxed feel of a small town and the amenities of a sophisticated city. In addition to our sunny weather, Tucson has a strong artistic community and offers a wide range of cultural events, museums, film series, theater productions, and musical performances. The University of Arizona is one of the leading research institutions in the country and draws many intellectual leaders to Tucson. We have a vibrant political culture, great coffee shops, and strong environmental principles. 

Tucson is situated in the lush Sonoran Desert and surrounded by mountain ranges. Opportunities for outdoor adventure and exploration abound. Within a short drive, you will find interesting small towns, national parks, and historic landmarks. Four hours south, on the Sea of Cortez, you will find beautiful beaches and diving opportunities. 

Please send a letter of interest and your resume to Jen Rosenstein at [email protected]

Tucson Waldorf School is Seeking Three Early Childhood Extended Day Teachers for the 2022-2023 school year

One position is Monday-Friday from 2:00 – 3:45 p.m. and two are from 2:00 – 5:45 P.m.
Please send a letter of interest and your resume to Jen Rosenstein at [email protected]

Substitute Teachers – for all programs and classrooms

Our ideal candidate will be available for spot duty as well as planned or extended faculty absences. Excellent candidates will be able to do one or the other. To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to [email protected]

About TWS and Tucson:

Our faculty and staff are committed to working out of the core principles of Waldorf Education in guiding our students and supporting one another in our common enterprise. TWS was founded in 1993 and is one of only two independent Waldorf Schools in Arizona. We are a full member of AWSNA.

Our community is deeply involved in the life of the school, and extends the web of mutual support beyond the confines of the campus…

Speaking of which, our campus occupies a 10-acre site in the Binghampton Rural Historic Landscape in Tucson, at the base of the Catalina Foothills. All of our classrooms open to the outdoors.

During the current pandemic, our programs have been curtailed, but in the last school year, and when we return to campus, we offered/will offer parent-child classesnursery classes, kindergartens and grades 1-8. Currently we are offering our Grades program as distance schooling, and Sky Garden, an Early Childhood home-support curriculum.

The school is situated on a 10 acre site in a rural historic district of north-central Tucson, just below the foothills of the beautiful Santa Catalina Mountains. Our land is home to abundant desert wildlife, and has a rich history of human settlement—first and longest by the Hohokam people and their descendents, and much later by Mormon farmers. Our property was a horse ranch before we began to occupy it in 2008, and the renovated ranch house, horse stalls and other structures are still in use as classrooms and work spaces in addition to the lovely classroom buildings we’ve added. We are continuously developing our unique site to meet the needs of our growing school.

Tucson is situated in the lush Sonoran Desert and surrounded on all sides by mountain ranges. It has the lovely, relaxed feel of a small town and the amenities of a sophisticated city. In 2015, UNESCO named Tucson a World City of Gastronomy, because of the many thousands of years of food cultivation in our valley, and the multi-cultural culinary richness that exists here still. In addition to our sunny weather, Tucson has a strong artistic community and offers a wide range of cultural events, museums, film series, theater productions, and musical performances. The University of Arizona is one of the leading research institutions in the country and draws many intellectual leaders to Tucson. We have a vibrant political culture, great coffee shops, and strong environmental principles. Opportunities for outdoor adventure and exploration abound; within 30 minutes to a few hours of driving, you can visit national parks, the mountains, and interesting small towns. Opportunities for hiking and cycling in and around the city are magnificent. Mexico is just over an hour to the south of us, and half a day’s drive will bring you to Puerto Peñasco, where you will find beautiful beaches and world-class diving. Yes, the desert is hot in the summer, but there are lots of opportunities for swimming, and cool mountains are nearby.

 

We appreciate your interest, and encourage you to consider joining our unique Tucson Waldorf School community. To learn more, please call 520.529.1032, or send an email to [email protected]

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