Seeking a fully trained and experienced Waldorf Teacher

The Nelson Waldorf School is seeking a fully trained and experienced Waldorf Teacher to cover a maternity leave effective February 2018 – June 2019 for Class 5 and 6.  We would prefer a teacher who is able to fulfill the entire contract but would consider February 2018 – June 2018 and September 2018 – June 2019 as two separate contracts.  This is a full time position – base salary plus years of service for Waldorf Teaching experience.  The successful candidate must be eligible for B.C. Independent School Teacher certification.

Please submit resume and letter of interest to

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Full-time Teacher for September 2018

The Nelson Waldorf School is seeking a Waldorf Trained and experienced teacher for September 2018.

This position is a full-time permanent position with responsibilities to include delivering the Waldorf Curriculum, student assessments and goals, collegial faculty responsibilities, as well as parent communication and relationships. NWS salary range for a class teacher is $42,500 – $53,497 with incremental consideration for work experience in Waldorf Schools.  Benefits include medical, life insurance and long term disability insurance.  Tuition Benefit is available to all employees.

The Nelson Waldorf School is a flourishing school of 170 students from Kindergarten to Class Eight and we are committed to excellence in our education.  Our eight class teachers are Waldorf trained and experienced.  We offer a rich Waldorf program for our students which includes Eurythmy, Music, French, Handwork, Woodwork and Movement Education.  Our Middle School students engage in a wide variety of Outdoor Education experiences.  We work strongly with Kim John Payne’s Social Inclusion approach and have an administrator for this work who also works closely with the academic needs of our students.   Our Education Director has taught three class cycles at our school and mentors all of our teachers as well as supports parent work throughout the school.

The Nelson Waldorf School is situated in a rural setting, on a beautiful mountainside 5 minutes from downtown Nelson.  Nelson is a small city, located on the shores of Kootenay Lake and is a mecca for music and the arts.

Preference will be given to candidates with Waldorf Teacher Training and experience but we are open to speaking to teachers who have certification and are pursuing or are willing to pursue Waldorf Teacher training.

Please submit resume and three references to

ECCE – Early Childhood Care and Education

The Nelson Waldorf Childcare Centre is taking applications for a permanent part-time ECCE, and a one-year-mat-leave part time ECCE.

Join our wonderful supportive team at our beautiful campus for rewarding work with young children.

Wage:  $17/hr
Benefits: Free tuition/childcare
Hours:  average 21-27hrs/week (extra sub hours available)
Start dates:  mid November; and mid December or beginning of January
• current ECCE certification;
• current child first aid;
• criminal record check;
• health certificate;
• an interest in learning about Waldorf Education.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to:
Erica Maclennan – or call for more info at  250-352-6919