Kindergarten Teacher 2024-25

Nelson Waldorf School
Posted a month ago
$53,508.50 to $72,771.56 per year
Full Time

Job Description

The Nelson Waldorf School is currently seeking applications for a Kindergarten teacher. The position is available for the 2024–2025 school year, with the contract beginning in August 2024.

The Nelson Waldorf School Kindergarten program is a fully rounded play centered program dedicated to the appropriate activities commensurate with Rudolf Steiner’s picture of the developing child between the ages of five and six years old. The Class teacher should have a passion for Waldorf education and should inspire the love of learning in children. 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 Kindergarten class teacher is supported by a teaching assistant.

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

  • Deliver the Kindergarten 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; $53,508.50 to $72,771.56 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

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

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.

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