Join the Team

The Kelowna Waldorf School offers a collegial, creative and mutually supportive work environment where educators have the freedom to be innovative and the opportunity to grow in the Waldorf method.  Employment opportunities are posted here so check back often.

To apply for a position at the Kelowna Waldorf School:

Please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@kelownawaldorf.org.

Substitution: we continuously search for excellent teachers to provide substitution support from Preschool, Kindergarten through Grade Eight in a variety of subjects.

Current Opportunities 

  • Waldorf Teacher for 2017-2018 School Year

    The Kelowna Waldorf School is seeking a class teacher to begin August 2017. Responsibilities of the class teacher include: curriculum delivered through Waldorf teaching methods, attend faculty meetings, parent conferences, mandate participation and student reports and assessments. Wage is $45,000 with increments for experience and education. Benefit package includes extended medical and dental, long term disability, life insurance. Also included with this position is free tuition for successful applicant’s children.
    The Kelowna Waldorf School is an established AWSNA developing School now in its 35th year. We offer a comprehensive Waldorf curriculum including Eurythmy, Handwork, French, German and Movement Education. 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.
    Located on Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, Kelowna offers artistic, professional, personal and physical attributes making this one of the most sought after communities in Canada. Swimming, boating, skiing and skating – the opportunities for activities are limitless. In the heart of fruit and wine country, the Kelowna Waldorf School is nestled in a quiet community with easy access to parks and recreational areas.

    Requirements:
    · Legally able to work in Canada
    · Have completed Waldorf Teacher Training with a clear understanding of Rudolf Steiner’s education and philosophy
    · BC Teaching Certificate or eligibility
    · Experience with and/or knowledge of Waldorf Education
    · Current Criminal Record Check in compliance with the BC Criminal Record Review Act

    Please submit to jobs@kelownawaldorf.org
    · Resume
    · Biography
    · Letter of interest
    · Three references

“What is needed is that teachers transform their knowledge of the human being into a kind of higher instinct which enables them to respond rightly to whatever comes from each individual child”
Rudolf Steiner

Even when no active postings appear here, we always welcome enquires from  Waldorf Trained Educators  who would like to join our community.
Teacher applicants must be Canadian citizens or Landed Immigrants and be eligible for a British Columbia Teacher’s  Certificate for Independent Schools.
We seek mature individuals who are committed to Anthroposophy and able to share responsibility for developing our school. We currently offer German, French, Handwork, Woodwork, Music, Eurythmy, Gardening  and Games as part of our Waldorf Curriculum. Our classes range from Preschool to Grade Eight, and we also offer an excellent after school  program for early childhood as well as grade school children.
Our faculty is dedicated to working out of the pedagogical ideals of Anthroposophy. Supporting the faculty is the administrative team, a committed Board of Trustees, an involved Parent Council, and a helpful and talented parent body. Locally, our school has the support of the Anthroposophical community, including the Parzival members’ group, whose interests and initiatives range over architecture, biodynamic farming, and art.