We are looking for a trained and experienced pedagogical eurythmist to teach K-8 over a series of two 12 week blocks at Mountain Laurel Waldorf School during the 2018 – 2019 school year. We have a piano accompanist on staff. We are open to flexible scheduling requests as we seek an individual with charisma, grace and boldness to build our Eurythmy community. There is a strong interest from our parent body to participate in evening adult classes.
We hope to establish a full time Eurythmy position in the near future with a wish to augment our program with therapeutic Eurythmy, which is so clearly needed by today’s children. We are looking for someone to join our community and to help bring Eurythmy to our children.
Mountain Laurel Waldorf School, a Nursery through Eighth Grade school, was founded in 1983 by a group of parents searching for an educational alternative for their children. The school is housed in a charming Victorian mansion, circa 1876, which is in walking distance from the village center of New Paltz, Historic Huguenot Street (the oldest street in America), the State University of New York (SUNY) campus, and a large community playground where our elementary school children play. Our music program includes both an afterschool chamber group and recorder ensemble. The school currently has a mandate group system of governance and a committed College of Teachers.
Located in the beautiful Mid-Hudson Valley, Mountain Laurel Waldorf School is approximately ninety miles from New York City. It is home to many active artist and ecological groups, as well as the renowned Mohonk Mountain House skating pavilion and nature preserve. In addition, two major centers of Anthroposophical endeavor, Spring Valley with Sunbridge College and Hawthorne Valley are within proximity.
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