Employment Opportunity: Block Relief Teacher

Block Relief Teacher

The Nelson Waldorf School is recruiting for the position of Main Lesson Block Relief Teacher.

The Main Lesson Block Relief Teacher  is responsible for the delivery of Waldorf education in a manner that is aligned with Waldorf pedagogical practices, grade-specific Scope and Sequence expectations, and the requirements of the BC Ministry of Education, as set forth in the BC curriculum and by the province’s five-stage approach to in-class instruction.


The Main Lesson Block Relief Teacher.has a passion for Waldorf education and for inspiring a love of learning in children and youth. Key qualities are strong communication and interpersonal skills, and excellent class management and organizational skills.

Responsibilities will include preparing, teaching and assessing up to six, three week main lesson blocks in classes 5-8, as well as a number of subject lessons weekly.


  • BC Independent Certification eligibility
  • Waldorf Certification (completed or in progress)
  • Waldorf class teaching experience (preferred)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • Part-time  
  • Salary based on experience ($15,000- $19,000)

Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and two professional references to employment@nelsonwaldorf.org.