Employment at Haleakala Waldorf School


Haleakala Waldorf School is located on two campuses: the early childhood classes and grades 1-8 are on the Kealahou campus in Upcountry Kula, Maui, a rural plantation-era campus of five acres on the gentle slope of Mt. Haleakala, surrounded by nearby green pastures. Biodynamic gardens, a large amphitheater, and sweeping bi-coastal ocean views grace the historic wooden green buildings with large lanais and red roofs. The Kaluanui High School campus is located on the beautiful grounds of the Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, in Upcountry Makawao, Maui.

Founded in 1972, Haleakala Waldorf School’s enrollment is approaching 300 students. Haleakala Waldorf School was the first Waldorf School to receive a triple crown of accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the Association of Waldorf Schools of North American, and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools.

The host Hawaiian culture thrives at Haleakala Waldorf School, with its students versed in ancient chants and protocol, as well as beloved songs of the islands. Festivals are strong, communal events, with experienced trained teachers leading the way. Families often build their lives around the activities of the school, socializing together as well as contributing to their children’s education.

Haleakala Waldorf School welcomes, values, and supports racial, religious, economic, and cultural diversity.  Our school seeks a diverse faculty and student body and is committed to having our school reflect the abundant and changing diversity of the United States. We welcome, value, and support single, dual, or multiple parent households and LGBTQ parents, faculty, and/or students.

HWS offers full-time employees a generous compensation package that includes a competitive salary; medical, dental, drug, and vision coverage; a retirement plan; a tuition remission program; and a professional development program.

Employees in part-time positions enjoy a competitive salary, medical, dental, drug, and vision coverage, and a retirement plan as per eligibility.

 

Current openings at HWS

 

First Grade Teacher , FMLA Substitute - MAR-JUNE 2018

We are searching for a teaching professional to hold our class of delightful first grade students while the class teacher becomes a new parent.  The opening is scheduled to beginning March 12, 2018 for orientation to the class.  There is potential for the position to continue on a part-time basis for the first part of the 2018-2019 school year.

The ideal candidate for this full-time position will be an experienced teacher, hold a bachelor's degree and Waldorf training certificate. We are looking for an individual with a commitment to excellence in teaching, a strong communicator for parent education and collegial cooperation, and a passion for guiding the young student.

HWS offers support to its class teachers through specialist programs, educational support program, pedagogical guidance and development, and services in social inclusion, discipline and guidance work utilizing our three-year social sustainability training with Kim John Payne.

This teaching position is on our Haleakalā Waldorf School Kealahou campus, located in Kula, Maui.

Interested candidates should send a resume, including three (3) professional references with contact information, and a cover letter of interest to HR@waldorfmaui.org.  Indicate First Grade Class Teacher Sub in the subject line. 

Target date for hiring decision is January 31, 2018.

 

First Grade Teacher - Fall 2018

The ideal candidate for this full-time position will be an experienced teacher, hold a bachelor's degree and Waldorf training certificate. We are looking for an individual with a commitment to excellence in teaching, a strong communicator for parent education and collegial cooperation, and a passion for guiding the young student.

HWS offers support to its class teachers through specialist programs, educational support program, pedagogical guidance and development, and services in social inclusion, discipline and guidance work utilizing our three-year social sustainability training with Kim John Payne.

This teaching position is on our Haleakalā Waldorf School Kealahou campus, located in Kula, Maui.

Interested candidates should send a resume, including three (3) professional references with contact information, and a cover letter of interest to HR@waldorfmaui.org.  Indicate First Grade Class Teacher in the subject line. 

Target date for hiring decision is February 28, 2018.

 

Early Childhood Teacher, Assistant & Aide positions - Fall 2018

We welcome qualified applicants for the following positions with potential full-time and part-time openings:

  • Kindergarten Lead Teacher
  • Assistant Teacher
  • Aide
  • Aftercare Teacher
  • Parent/Child Teacher

Ideal teacher candidates will be experienced Waldorf educators, hold a bachelor's degree and a Waldorf training certificate. Additionally, 12 ECE units are required. We are looking for individuals with a commitment to excellence in teaching, strong communicators for parent education and collegial cooperation, and a passion for guiding the young child.

Interested candidates should email a resume, including three (3) professional references with contact information, and a cover letter. In your cover letter please describe how your gifts would most benefit our Waldorf early childhood program. Send to HR@waldorfmaui.org.  Indicate: EARLY CHILDHOOD in the subject line.

 

** Haleakala Waldorf School is an Equal Opportunity Employer **

Thank you for your interest!