The Chicago Waldorf School is pleased to announce that it is seeking faculty and staff members for its growing urban campus. The main campus moved in September 2018 to our new permanent location in the diverse and vibrant Andersonville neighborhood. Chicago Waldorf School is fully accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the Independent School Association of the Central States (ISACS).
The Chicago Waldorf School opened in 1974 and is one of the largest established Waldorf schools in the Midwest. The school serves infants and toddlers in our Parent-Child Program, and preschoolers in our Early Childhood Program. It provides a comprehensive 12 year Waldorf curriculum for students in Grades 1 – 12, with a total enrollment of over 365 students. Our full grades curriculum includes German, Spanish, gardening, handwork, woodwork, music, eurythmy, movement and an international exchange program. Our educational support program provides developmental support, extra lessons and therapeutic eurythmy. The school is committed to supporting our faculty through a strong mentoring program and funded professional development opportunities.
Equal Opportunity Employer & Non-Discrimination Policy
The Chicago Waldorf School not only does not discriminate in its hiring practices, but beyond that has a deep commitment to respect and celebrate the differences in students and staff from widely diverse social, economic, cultural, linguistic, intellectual, racial, educational, and religious backgrounds. There is a sustained effort and clear recognition that our educational excellence and fulfillment of our school’s mission is dependent on embracing diversity in our school community. We seek to fully include and affirm faculty, staff, and students in all of their identities. In everything we do we work toward freedom, responsibility and excellence. The Chicago Waldorf School provides its teachers, staff and families ongoing opportunities to study and discuss aspects of diversity.
CWS Anti-Discrimination Policy
Chicago Waldorf School prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, disability, or any other category which is protected under applicable local, state or federal law in its admissions, financial assistance or educational policies. (policy updated and ratified by the Board of Trustees on October 25, 2016)
Thank you for your interest in our school, and please return to check this webpage periodically as positions do come open on a regular basis throughout the year.
If you have further questions, please don't hesitate to contact the school's Main Office at 773.465.2662 or submit your resume and cover letter to Recruitment@chicagowaldorf.org.