Jobs & Opportunities

Parent/Child teacher

New Amsterdam seeks a parent-infant and parent-child class teacher to begin January 2019. Ages for our classes range from newborn to 24 months, depending on a few factors, one of which is our new colleague!

We know how important this position is, and we would like to support the right teacher in offering a welcoming and substantive Waldorf early years experience to parents and their children as an integral part of The New Amsterdam School. Compensation is per class, with time allotted for set up and clean up. 

Our faculty is a warm group of individuals eager to expand the faculty circle to include new colleagues wanting to support the mission and vision of New Amsterdam.

Please address inquiries to To apply, send a cover letter and resume to the same. We look forward to hearing from you!

First Grade Teacher

Come join our warm and supportive faculty in teaching next year's first grade! The ideal candidate will have a Waldorf certificate and teaching experience. However, we will consider candidates who are still in training who have the recommendation of their training program. 

We began ten years ago with parent-child classes and, next year, we will add a fourth grade. We will continue adding one grade per year through 8th grade, maintaining small classes of no more than 16. Japanese, Spanish, eurythmy, handwork, and music are offered to our elementary school students, and we are fortunate to have many large community gardens and one public park located within a few blocks of our campus, making outdoor excursions a daily experience. We have a vibrant and diverse faculty and parent community: our families and faculty speak over 14 different languages.We are a member of WECAN and AWSNA.

Our salaries are competitive, as are our benefits. We offer:
- covered insurance
- full cost for summer preparation courses every year
- full cost for yearly conferences
- an outside mentor in addition to in-house weekly support

New Amsterdam is a place for someone who might desire:
- a smaller class
- a smaller faculty
- freedom to develop curriculum with current teachers
- space to grow as a teacher
- extremely supportive parents 

To apply, send your resume, the contact information for three references, and a cover letter to

Let’s work together

New Amsterdam School is always looking for amazing educators and individuals to work with! We’d love to hear from you about hosting an event or workshop, teaching or substituting, or interviewing for future positions.  If you think might be a great fit, please contact us using the form below.

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