Upper Grade Teachers

Nelson Waldorf School


Upper Grade Class Teachers 2023-2024 (Grade 8 and Grade 9)

The Nelson Waldorf School is currently seeking applications for Class Teachers for grades 8 and 9. The positions are available for the 2023–2024 school year, with the contract beginning in August 2023.

The Class teachers should have a passion for Waldorf education and should inspire the love of learning in youth. Key qualities are strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment. With the responsibility of carrying a class of up to 24 students, the successful candidate will have excellent class management and organizational skills.

The responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Deliver the grade 8 or 9 Curriculum integrating BC Ministry requirements and Waldorf curriculum
  • Report on students according to Faculty agreements and BC Ministry requirements
  • Abide by BC Independent School teacher conduct and competence standards
  • Lead class parent conferences

Reports to: Principal of School

Terms of Employment: Permanent, full-time; $50,000 base salary plus benefits (health, disability, life insurance and tuition) and increments for related experience.

Education and Skill Requirements:
BC Teacher Certification
Completed Waldorf Teacher Training with a clear understanding of Rudolf Steiner’s education and philosophy will be preferred or willingness to take the Waldorf training.

How to Apply: Interested candidates can go to the link and register yourself. Or submit a cover letter, resume and two professional references, via email to [email protected]

The Nelson Waldorf School is situated on 35 acres of mountain splendour which contributes to a healthy rural atmosphere, although we are located only a five-minute drive from Nelson. Established in 1982, the Nelson Waldorf School offers school programs from Kindergarten to Grade 9. Our faculty is experienced and committed to working out of anthroposophy and the ideals of Waldorf education. We have a supportive and talented parent body representing a cross-section of economic and social life.

We encourage you to visit our website to learn more about our school at www.nelsonwaldorf.org

Nelson is a thriving little city located in the Selkirk Mountains on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Known as “The Queen City” and acknowledged for its impressive collection of restored heritage buildings and its strong artistic and cultural life, the surrounding area offers a magnificent four seasons outdoor playground.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $50,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

Apply Now
To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your cover//motivation letter where (jobsincanada.one) you saw this job posting.

Leave a Reply