High School Part-Time Faculty Openings

Tamarack Waldorf School is delighted to announce that it is expanding into the 9th grade in the autumn of 2014, adding one high school grade each subsequent year.

The Tamarack Waldorf High School Faculty Recruitment Committee is actively seeking faculty to begin this exciting journey with its pioneering class of ninth graders (anticipated as a class of 25-30), and its newly-hired lead sciences/math teacher. Resumes are currently being accepted for the following openings (any and all can be combined):

  • Lead humanities faculty to carry main lessons, yearlong track classes and, potentially, some administrative responsibilities
  • Guest faculty for main lessons in the humanities, potentially including Comedy & Tragedy, Revolutions, and History Through Art
  • Guest or part-time faculty for 9th grade fine arts and/or practical arts blocks, potentially including Metalwork, Sculpture, Black & White Drawing, Block Printing, Shoemaking, Glassblowing, Welding
  • Part-time faculty to teach eurythmy, movement (spacial dynamics), or gym
  • Part-time faculty to teach world languages (Spanish, German, Chinese, or other language not yet determined)
  • Part-time faculty to teach a range of musical disciplines, which could include guitar, chorus, drumming
  • Guest faculty to teach main lessons in Biology or Geology
  • Part-time faculty with gardening (Biodynamics a plus), cooking (Weston Price a plus), and/or farming/animal husbandry/beekeeping experience.

An applicant could combine any and all of the above job offerings. All positions have the opportunity to grow as the High School expands.

The ideal applicant is an enthusiastic pioneer and collaborative colleague with mastery and expertise in his or her area of emphasis. Preferred qualities include a command of the full Waldorf High School curriculum, a firm footing in today’s world, and a love and appreciation for, and a relationship to, adolescents (and adolescence). Faculty will be expected, in collaboration with the full colleagueship, to provide and grow a vigorously academic, creatively artistic, socially relevant, urban-based Waldorf High School Education. This high school will have a special emphasis on Sustainability in all its workings. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. A Waldorf teaching certificate, as well as previous Waldorf High School teaching experience, is highly valued.

Tamarack Waldorf School is a full member of AWSNA, has a robust K-8 enrollment of approximately 250 students, and participates in the Milwaukee Parental Choice (voucher) Program. A culturally, economically and racially diverse student body from throughout the Milwaukee region is guided through the full complement of Waldorf Education by Tamarack’s well-trained, innovative, highly professional and long-serving faculty and staff. Tamarack is located in the heart of bustling Brady Street on Milwaukee’s east side, just five blocks from Lake Michigan.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume, letter of intention specifying interest in aspects of the above job openings and including a brief relevant biography, and contact information for three teaching-related references to brian.gleichauf@tamarackwaldorf.org.

Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Positions will remain open until filled.